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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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The robots are coming – to a warehouse near you

The trend towards the increased use of automation and robotics in the logistics and warehousing sector shows no sign of slowing, with two major industry players announcing significant investments in the technology in recent weeks.

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Only a week remains until Next Generation Van 2022

There are just seven days remaining until Logistics UK’s eagerly-awaited Next Generation Van event, to be held in Coventry on 7 July 2022.

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Futuristic vehicles trialled against a cinematic backdrop

The historic setting of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, well known to fans of the Harry Potter and The Transformers film franchises, was the backdrop to a four-day trial of futuristic self-driving vehicles earlier this month (June 2022).

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Logistics UK urges members to respond to TfL survey ahead of DVS tightening

Logistics UK is urging its members to respond to a Transport for London (TfL) survey before the transport body moves to implement the next phase of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).

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Logistics UK calls out misleading information published in TSC report

Logistics UK has said that the recent publication of a report into the Road Freight Supply Chain by the Transport Select Committee (TSC) has published misleading information about the issues faced by the sector, and the causes for some of the problems which operators have faced over the past two years, and before.

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Generation Logistics – attracting future talent into the industry

An interview with Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP and Logistics UK President Phil Roe

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Axing of plug-in car grant does not affect vans, Logistics UK reassures members

The surprise announcement from the government last week (14 June 2022), that it will end the plug-in car grant (PiCG) for new car sales with immediate effect will not affect the plug-in grant for vans, Logistics UK has reassured its members.

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Logistics UK welcomes government consultation on reforming the HGV levy

Logistics UK welcomed the government’s publication earlier this week (20 June 2022) of its consultation on reforming the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) levy.

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Spotlight on a policy manager – reflecting on Multimodal 2022

Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy, Logistics UK

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Logistics UK’s Transport Manager Conferences are back for 2022

Logistics UK’s ever-popular Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by Brigade Electronics, will return in autumn 2022 with live events at 10 venues around the UK.

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Overcoming barriers to electric transport

Beverley Wise, Regional Director UK & Ireland for Webfleet, explains how telematics technology can remedy concerns around fleet electrification.

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Logistics UK calls for its members to respond to DfT Longer Heavier Vehicles survey

Logistics UK members are being urged to respond to a survey which will inform a Department for Transport (DfT) feasibility study looking at trialling Longer Heavier Vehicles (LHVs) in Great Britain.

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Logistics UK chief calls for Fuel Duty cut review

In the face of ever rising fuel costs for operators, David Wells, Chief Executive, Logistics UK, has fired the starting gun on a campaign for a further cut in Fuel Duty.

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Vehicle crime tops agenda at Van Policy Working Group

Logistics UK’s Van Policy Working Group held its first in person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic in Coventry earlier this week (14 June 2022).

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Policy Campaign Spotlight – June 2022

Highlight of a campaign being run by the Logistics UK policy team.

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Future of Freight plan is a positive step forward, says Logistics UK

Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP launched the government’s long-awaited Future of Freight plan to a packed conference session at Multimodal 2022 yesterday (15 June 2022).

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Uncertain conditions continue to put pressure on supply chains, says Logistics UK chief

The disruption to global supply chains, which began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and had a significant knock-on effect on businesses around the globe, looks set to continue throughout 2022, according to Logistics UK’s recently published Logistics Report.

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Logistics UK public policy lead headlines autonomous freight webinar

In a sign that autonomous freight is climbing swiftly up the logistics industry’s agenda, more than 250 attendees from the logistics, automotive and telecoms sectors, as well as local and national government, registered to attend a webinar on the topic last week (9 June 2022).

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The role of low carbon fuels for HGVs

The logistics industry is firmly committed to achieving net zero and many of Logistics UK’s members are already making investments and operational decisions to support the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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CILT and Logistics UK launch Generation Logistics – a unique government-backed campaign

The logistics industry has taken a decisive step to address the industry’s long-term recruitment and staff retention issues with the launch of a major new awareness and recruitment campaign, Generation Logistics earlier this week (15 June 2022).

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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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