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Logistics UK report stresses need for government industry collaboration

Monday 10 August 2020

A shared long-term vision between industry and government is needed for businesses to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic effectively, and navigate the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, according to a report released today from Logistics UK.

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Logistics UK & CBW to unveil results of COVID-19 mergers and acquisitions survey

Friday 07 August 2020

Are you a logistics professional interested in understanding how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact M&A activity over the coming months and years? If so, make sure you attend Logistics UK’s webinar on 10 September 2020, M&A Logistics Survey Results 2020, where the business group, in partnership with accountancy firm CBW, will share the exclusive results of its survey and present the outlook for M&A activity across the sector, with the support of expert panel speakers.

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Brexit: £200 million Trader Support Service vital lifeline for NI businesses, says Logistics UK

Friday 07 August 2020

Following campaigning from Logistics UK, the largest business group in the sector, the government has today (7 August 2020) announced the creation of a £200 million Trader Support Service which will provide a lifeline for Northern Ireland businesses who are adjusting to new trading procedures post-EU exit.

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Getting Brexit-ready must be a priority for business, says Logistics UK

Thursday 06 August 2020

As the economy starts to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, Logistics UK, the largest business group in the sector is urging organisations to start to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU at the end of the year.

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Logistics Awards 2020 - deadline extended!

Tuesday 04 August 2020

With entries flooding into the Logistics Awards 2020, Logistics UK (formerly FTA) has extended the deadline for submissions to 12pm on 21 August 2020 to give more companies a chance to apply.

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Operation Brock consultation: border in Kent brings unexpected friction

Monday 03 August 2020

In response to the launch today (3 August 2020) of a consultation on Operation Brock enforcement, Chris Yarsley, Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure at Logistics UK, comments

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HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

Friday 31 July 2020

Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has today confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis

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Logistics UK response to the government’s road allocation plans

Tuesday 28 July 2020

In response to the government’s package of announcements made today (28 July 2020) on urban road use, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at Logistics UK (formerly FTA), comments

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Commission’s report downplays freight’s lifeline for Wales, says FTA

Tuesday 28 July 2020

The report published this week by the South East Wales Transport Commission, that aims to tackle congestion on the M4, bypasses the key role which freight plays in sustaining the communities and industry in Wales, according to FTA, the business group which represents the logistics sector.

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FTA welcomes Driver CPC amendments that recognise that every driver is different

Tuesday 28 July 2020

FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry, has reacted positively to the changes to the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) by government, brought in yesterday (22 July 2020).

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