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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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Logistics UK demands dedicated Minister for Logistics and Supply Chain to drive economic growth

The UK’s next government must appoint a Minister for Logistics and Supply Chain if future growth is to be driven across the whole economy, according to business group Logistics UK.

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Government launches Critical Imports and Supply Chains Strategy  

The Department for Business and Trade launched its Critical Imports and Supply Chains Strategy on 17 January, at an event led by Minister of State, Nusrat Ghani.

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Announcements regarding the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain

After four years as Traffic Commissioner for the North West of England, Gerallt Evans has announced his retirement from the role with effect from 31 January 2024.

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Logistics UK calls on Chancellor to maintain fuel duty rate in 2024 Budget submission

On 6 March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will set out his next Budget.

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Norway announced as “greenest country in Europe”

A new study by solar experts Hemsol has revealed that Norway is the greenest country in Europe.

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UK government will meet just 10% of green targets, says watchdog

Findings from the Office for Environmental Protection, released last Thursday, said the country was “largely off track” to meet legally binding environmental ambitions on climate change adaptation, safeguarding the supply of clean water and managing exposure to harmful chemicals.

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World’s first road-based energy recovery system

The world’s first road-based energy recovery system is set to launch to the UK market to help drive the net zero agenda, following an introductory event taking place in Leeds this month.

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Generation Logistics case study: Callum Brough, Site Manager, GXO

Sometimes people find a career in logistics by searching for a job that perfectly fits their skills and ambitions. And sometimes, a career in logistics just finds them. For Callum, it was the latter.

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A month in the media – January 2024

Logistics has maintained a high profile in the media during January, with the Logistics UK press office providing comment on a variety of issues to ensure its members’ views continue to be represented.

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Logistics UK launches annual Logistics Industry Survey

To ensure Logistics UK is representing the view of members and focusing on the topics that matters most, Logistics UK has launched its annual Logistics Industry Survey

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Logistics UK needs you: become part of our freight councils

Central to Logistics UK’s democratic structure, and one of the most important ways that we interact with members, is through our freight councils.

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Rail and Urban Transport Review commissioned by the Labour Party  

Labour is undertaking an independent Rail and Urban Transport review, looking at how a future government could accelerate connectivity within and between the UK's major urban centres.

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Logistics UK’s response to the EU Entry/Exit and the UK Border consultation 

Logistics UK has responded to the European Scrutiny Committee’s inquiry into the EU Entry/Exit System and its potential consequences for the UK’s border.

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Government to crack down on disruptive street works to cut congestion and improve roads 

A crackdown on disruptive roadworks could cut congestion for millions of drivers and generate £100 million in funds to resurface roads said the government, as it delivered its first key measures from the Plan for Drivers this Monday (15 Jan).

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BT tackles infrastructure shortfall by repurposing street cabinets into EV chargers

As part of its promise to meet government sustainability targets, the startup and digital incubation facet of BT Group – called Etc. – has powered-up its first EV charging unit built from a street cabinet traditionally used to store broadband and phone cabling.

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London crawling: UK capital’s roads are the slowest in the world

According to new research by TomTom, thanks to the introduction of widespread 20mph speed limits, London is now officially the slowest city in the world for drivers.

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National Highways’ plea to give gritters space and time amid cold snap 

Five National Highways gritters were struck by other vehicles while they were out and about spreading salt last winter. 

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Blackwall Tunnel closure – January and February 

TfL is advising members that the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic for five weekends in January and February to help support works to the northbound carriageway on the northbound Blackwall Tunnel approach. 

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UK demand for new vans grows in every month of 2023 – according to SMMT 

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on 5 January, show that registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) grew by 21.0% to 341,455 vehicles in 2023 as more businesses invested in fleet renewal every month compared with 2022.

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Logistics in 2024: Where we’re at and where we want to be

An accountant and engineer by training, David Wells joined Logistics UK as Finance Director in 2009 and was appointed as CEO of the business group in 2015.

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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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