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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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Ukraine crisis threatens to place global supply chains at risk

Global supply chains, already under pressure as they recover from more than two years of COVID-19 disruption, are now being tested to the limit as the war in Ukraine is disrupting key markets and interconnected global supply chains.

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Industry welcomes government van grant funding and licence derogation announcement

Logistics UK warmly welcomed the government’s announcement last week (15 March 2022) that it would extend both its plug-in van grant and Category B licence derogation for alternatively fuelled vehicles, as well as upcoming changes to the plug-in van (PiVG) and truck grant (PiTG) weight thresholds.

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Future Logistics Conference offers a glimpse of tomorrow’s transport today

The logistics sector is currently facing a profound set of challenges – Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic, an acute driver shortage, and now a spike in fuel prices.

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Compliance advice summary: changes to rebated fuel permitted uses

From 1 April 2022, the permitted uses of rebated fuel (“red diesel”) will be significantly reduced.

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DfT launches new unit to tackle shipping emissions

The government set up a new office last week (10 March 2022) dedicated to pioneering new technology that could make journeys by sea as carbon neutral as they were hundreds of years ago.

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Cut diesel duty to protect UK economy, Logistics UK urges government

The Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022 has led to a massive spike in the cost of diesel for hauliers in the past few weeks, putting an unsustainable burden on UK businesses Logistics UK said this week.

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Roundtable on London Plan provides platform for members that operate in the capital

Logistics UK held a member roundtable on Tuesday (15 March 2022), to help inform its response to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) consultation on its draft Air Quality Neutral (AQN) guidance.

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Logistics UK invited to talk about NI Protocol and Brexit with US officials

Seamus Leheny, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager – Northern Ireland (pictured left), has been invited to Washington DC for a series of meetings with US officials, along with other top UK business groups, to discuss the Northern Ireland Protocol, Brexit and other issues.

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Achieving more for our members

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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The search for the UK’s best van drivers returns

Logistics UK launched its annual call for the UK’s best van drivers to compete in its Van Driver of the Year competition 2022 last Friday (11 March 2022).

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War in Ukraine adversely impacts the air cargo sector

Rising air freight costs, reduced air capacity and the war in Ukraine are seriously impacting on the ability of the international air cargo sector – already hit hard by the pandemic – to transport goods to their intended destinations.

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Truck manufacturer embraces the electric revolution

The race to decarbonise the heavier end of the logistics fleet has assumed a greater urgency since the publication of the Transport Decarbonisation Plan last summer.

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ContiConnect 2.0 – data-driven decisions for fleets

Continental has unveiled the next generation of the ContiConnect tyre management system – ContiConnect 2.0.

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The new solution to unpaid debts

Whilst not wanting to point out the obvious, it’s challenging times for independently run road haulage businesses.

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Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone charging plans on ice

The leaders of Greater Manchester have requested that Clean Air Zone (CAZ) charges are scrapped on all vehicles, following strong concern from businesses based in the region.

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Mayor of London must work with industry on the capital’s future road schemes

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced a proposal to expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to cover Greater London in 2023.

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Expert transport researcher to headline Logistics UK’s Vans Today 2022

Expert research specialist Fergus McVey of 7th Sense Research will be the keynote speaker at Logistics UK’s Vans Today 2022, where he will provide unique insight into the van market, derived from robust qualitative and quantitative research, and consider potential changes which will affect the way businesses operate.

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Logistics UK’s members step up to help supply Ukraine

More than 55 organisations from across Logistics UK’s membership have offered to help in the collection and distribution of aid to refugees from the Ukrainian conflict in the past seven days.

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Skills funding webinar signposts members to recruitment solutions

Logistics UK hosted its second skills webinar last week (2 March 2022), which was run in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Education (DfE), to help signpost members to potential solutions to their recruitment challenges.

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Demand at Thames Freeport soars

Thames Freeport is reporting sky-high demand from businesses wanting to relocate to its investment zone, potentially transforming the economic fortunes of the Thames Estuary in the 2020s.

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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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