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Covering the whole of the logistics industry and supply chain, Logistics Magazine tackles the big strategic issues facing the industry – decarbonisation, innovation and automation – as well as the compliance issues so critical to the safety of all transport operations.

 

The new weekly, digital-only Logistics Magazine includes the following content:

  • features on transport issues across all modes – road, rail, sea and air
  • interviews with senior people from the government, academia and industry
  • news on the latest transport legislation and public consultations
  • compliance advice section

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Managing critical infrastructure and preparing for the energy future

Transport currently represents roughly a quarter of global CO2 emissions from energy, of which 29.4% comes from trucks carrying freight.

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New roundtable format Rail Council well received by members

Logistics UK’s Rail Council met in person for a day’s discussion and debate in London recently (30 June 2022).

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New van market suffers half-year decline following supply chain shortages

The new van market in the UK declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling by almost a quarter (23%), according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Fuel tax cut vital to remove inflationary pressures on delivery costs, says Logistics UK

As the inflationary pressures on business costs continue to soar, Logistics UK has called on Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi MP to take decisive action to protect the nation’s supply chain and prevent price rises in all sectors with the immediate introduction of a 6p per litre reduction in Fuel Duty.

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Learning to deliver dangerous goods

The logistics industry is charged with delivering the nation’s goods in a safe and efficient manner.

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Policy wins – July 2022

Wins recently achieved by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Legislation update – July 2022

Keep up to date with live government consultations, recently closed consultations and key announcements.

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Transport Committee launches probe into self-driving vehicles

Self-driving vehicles have been attracting an increasing level of interest from both business and the public recently, and their development is now attracting the attention of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee.

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Nominations for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2022 close in one more week

Nominations for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2022 will close in a little over a week (Friday 15 July 2022), and with competition stiff across the sector, the business group is urging all operators to apply without delay for the chance to be recognised as the best in the industry.

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Logistics UK to relaunch its Discover Logistics Careers campaign for 2022

Following its successful launch last year, Logistics UK will once again be running its Discover Logistics Careers campaign on the weekend of 9-11 September 2022, to help showcase the breadth of career opportunities available across the sector.

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Logistics UK chief tells minister he is disappointed by Transport Committee’s report

David Wells, Logistics UK’s Chief Executive, has written to Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP to express his disappointment at many of the conclusions of the Transport Select Committee’s recent report on the road freight supply chain.

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First hydrogen electric truck launched in UK

Road freight operators looking to decarbonise the heavier end of their fleet now have another option open to them – the first hydrogen fuel cell-supported HGV to be manufactured, designed and produced in the UK.

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Transport Select Committee report: Logistics UK’s response

The logistics industry has worked hard to adapt and overcome the many challenges it has faced due to global disruption in recent years.

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Ask the MAC – July 2022

Discover answers to questions frequently put to the Member Advice Centre.

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Logistics UK and its members aim to ensure rail reform is a success

Never has rail freight been more prominent in the industry than during the pandemic.

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Do not neglect your workplace pensions duties, regulator urges UK employers

Following the withdrawal of the government’s COVID-19 support for businesses, The Pensions Regulator (TPR), the body tasked with protecting the UK’s workplace pensions, has urged UK employers not to neglect their workplace pensions duties.

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EVolve – using GPS data to suggest the best EV transition for your fleet

With the deadline for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 moving ever closer, companies are accelerating their decarbonisation efforts.

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The road to decarbonisation

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges on the logistics industry’s agenda and many businesses within the sector are already taking great steps to support the UK’s decarbonisation targets.

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Month in the media – June 2022

The high cost of fuel, the Transport Select Committee’s report into Road Freight Supply Chains and the Northern Ireland Protocol have all featured prominently in the headlines over the past month, thanks to the hard work of Logistics UK’s media team, which has been working hard to ensure the views of members are heard on these – and other – issues.

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Environment Secretary and Mayor clash over charging for Greater Manchester CAZ

Following proposals from Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester (pictured left), to drop plans to charge motorists to enter the city’s Clean Air Zone, the government has said it wants to retain charges for entering Manchester’s city centre.

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Contents

News

Logistics Magazine will cover all the latest news on stories breaking in the industry, including developments on COVID-19,  Brexit, Clean Air Zones, transport law and decarbonisation.

News

Features

Our frequent features will tackle the broader issues affecting logistics such as the COVID-19 vaccination programme, technology and innovation, the political and economic landscape, global trade and the drive to reduce emissions across all transport modes.

Features

Compliance

Each month we explore a different topic in depth in our popular Compliance section, while each week we will publish answers put to our Member Advice Centre team.

Compliance

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Logistics Magazine provides in-depth coverage of supply chain, logistics, and global trade issues. The magazine's mission is to provide readers with high-quality information and insights that will help them make better decisions.