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Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK’s Director of Policy, met with Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone this week (Monday 28 June 2021), to discuss the potential market for connected and autonomous mobility (CAM) within the UK’s logistics sector.
The latest Logistics Performance Tracker (LPT) from Logistics UK reveals that more than six out of ten respondents (60.9%) expect severe or very severe difficulties recruiting HGV drivers, with a further 32.8% expecting to encounter minor or moderate recruitment issues.
Ian Jackson, Digital Solutions/Technical Systems Manager at Continental Tyres, explains the benefits of correct tyre inflation and tyre pressure monitoring systems for truck operators
June has been another busy month for the Logistics UK press team, as it secured 215 pieces of editorial coverage between 27 May 2021 – 21 June 2021.
The shortage of HGV drivers is now so severe that it is placing real pressure on the UK's interconnected supply chain, Logistics UK has said.
Decarbonisation is a high priority for businesses operating vans of any fleet size, and to support this, Logistics UK has announced a session dedicated to exploring the future of vans at its upcoming Future Logistics Conference, part of the ITT Hub event.
Clarios, the global market leader in advanced energy storage solutions, has a long history of working with vehicle manufacturers to develop best-in-class batteries.
A landmark ‘call for action’ setting out 11 key recommendations for the UK to facilitate the sustainable growth of its economically-vital air freight industry was presented to the government by Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) and Logistics UK last week (15 June 2021).
The government is trialling a new warning alert service, which will send an alert direct to people’s mobile phones where there is a risk to life, such as a flood or terror attack, ahead of its planned UK-wide rollout.
To help address the current recruitment crisis, Logistics UK will be holding a member briefing on Tuesday 13 July, in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Education (DfE).
Owing to the severe staff shortages reported by the industry, many logistics operators are increasingly looking to recruit personnel leaving the armed forces.
This article will highlight some of the guidance from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) on loading and unloading, as well as the Department for Transport’s (DfT) advice on planning ahead.
In May 2021, the government released its long-awaited white paper, Great British Railways: Williams-Shapps plan for rail, which sets out its plans to transform GB’s railways.
Logistics UK has welcomed the government’s recommendation that more Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) should be allowed to open to help address the current testing capacity crunch in many parts of the UK.
Kent County Council's (KCC) ban on lorry parking in lay-bys across several areas of Kent contravenes the working rights of logistics workers, Logistics UK has said.
The Department for Transport has invited Logistics UK to join its new Ministerial Cross-Modal Freight Council.
Farnborough International is diversifying into the automotive sector, with plans to acquire Innovation and Technology in Transport – ITT Hub from Binswood Media.
Beverley Wise, Sales Director UK & Ireland, Webfleet Solutions – A Bridgestone Company, looks at how telematics can help businesses deliver greener, faster and more affordably.
Logistics UK’s ever popular Van Operational Briefings are back for another year, to provide operators with the essential knowledge they need to operate their vehicles in a safe, compliant and efficient manner.
Logistics UK met with Cabinet Ministers and representatives of other Northern Ireland (NI) business sectors recently to discuss the way forward with the NI Protocol.
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.
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.
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.
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