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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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Hydrogen ship trial to take place in Tees Valley

The UK’s first demonstration of zero-emission marine technology was announced by a consortium of partners in the Tees Valley last week (19 January 2021).

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Two months in the media – December 2021 and January 2022

The skills shortage and changes to border controls have featured prominently in the news over the past two months, and Logistics UK’s media team has achieved 952 pieces of editorial coverage between 24 November 2021 and 25 January 2022 on these subjects and others, creating the opportunity for 177 million people to see Logistics UK and its messages.

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Logistics UK Van Excellence recognises St John Ambulance

Logistics UK has announced that St John Ambulance, Logistics UK has announced that St John Ambulance, the national health and first aid charity with around 580 vehicles in its fleet, has been awarded Van Excellence certification.

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Smart motorway rollout paused until further data available

The rollout of new smart motorway schemes will be paused until five years’ worth of safety data is available, following recent recommendations from the cross-party Transport Select Committee, which judged the current evidence base insufficient.

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Helping van operators deliver tomorrow

Vans play a crucial role in the UK economy, not only in delivering goods to the nation, but also as vital tools to keep our services and utilities running.

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PD Ports partners with Recovery Connections to provide wellbeing support for employees

Logistics UK member PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport and one of the largest port groups in the UK, has partnered with Middlesbrough-based charity Recovery Connections, a Lived Experience Recovery Organisation (LERO), to offer well-being guidance for its employees nationwide.

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Registration is now open for ITT Hub 2022!

Transport professionals interested in stealing a glimpse at the future direction of their industry are being urged to register for the free-to-attend ITT Hub conference and exhibition on 11 and 12 May 2022.

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New van market grows by a fifth and demand for electric vans more than doubles

New van registrations in the UK grew by more than a fifth (21.4%) in 2021, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Get your customs paperwork in order before you travel, Logistics UK urges members

Logistics UK has urged members returning to the UK from the EU to ensure they have the right paperwork before they travel, following changes to customs arrangements in the New Year.

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Northern England body consults on its strategy for logistics

Transport for the North (TfN) launched a consultation on its Freight and Logistics Strategy for the North of England earlier this month (4 January 2022).

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PCN increase a fine on London business, says Logistics UK

Logistics businesses are being forced to pay the price for there being too few safe spaces to load and unload in the capital, Logistics UK has said, following the recent announcement that there will be an increase in Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) charges.

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Help inform Logistics UK’s policy work

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy, Logistics UK

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Compliance summary: small trailers – how compliant are yours?

Small trailers play a major part in the movement of goods and equipment throughout the UK.

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The pandemic’s impact on our sector – Logistics UK takes stock

The absence rates of skilled workers across many sectors of the UK economy continue to soar thanks to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19.

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Four new Clean Air Zones to be introduced in 2022

Four Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are scheduled to be introduced in English cities in 2022 – Greater Manchester, Bradford, Bristol and Sheffield.

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Super swift gates which automatically close off lanes to be trialled on A3

National Highways (formerly Highways England) is trialling an innovative taper system called SwiftGate, which will be able to close off live lanes in just five minutes.

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Logistics UK dismayed by reduction to Van Plug-in Grant

Logistics UK reacted with dismay to the government’s announcement before Christmas that it would reduce its Van Plug-in Grant.

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How digital transformation can tackle transport’s pain points

Beverley Wise, Regional Director for Webfleet Solutions UKI

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HS2 to be powered by zero carbon energy from day one, minister claims

Andrew Stephenson MP, the Minister of State for Transport responsible for HS2, has committed to powering Britain’s new high-speed trains with zero carbon energy from their first day of operation to support the government’s goal to make HS2 net zero from 2035.

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Highway Code changes informed by Logistics UK

Logistics UK has been engaging closely with the review of the Highway Code, through consultation responses and meetings with officials from the Department for Transport (DfT), since 2020.

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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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