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Welsh Senedd listens to industry with comprehensive plan to tackle HGV driver shortage, says Logistics UK

Thursday 27 January 2022

Following evidence provided by Logistics UK and other key industry representatives, the Economy, Trade and Rural Affairs Committee of the Welsh Senedd has today (27 January 2022) published its recommendations, addressed to the Welsh Government, to overcome the nation’s HGV driver shortage.

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Calling all HGV drivers: Government funded upskill courses available

Thursday 27 January 2022

Government-funded training courses, called Skills Bootcamps, are now available through the Driver Academy Group, a consortium comprising business organisation Logistics UK, HGV training specialist HGVC, and workforce solutions group Manpower.

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Logistics UK comments on announcement made by Mayor of London

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Logistics UK has commented on the announcement made today by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

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PCN increase a fine on London business, says Logistics UK

Tuesday 11 January 2022

In response to news that charge levels for Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued on London’s red routes – a network of major roads that make up 5% of the capital’s streets, but carry up to 30% of the city's traffic – will increase from 17 January 2022, Natalie Chapman, Head of Policy – South at Logistics UK comments.

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Logistics UK's Chief Executive recognised by the Queen in New Year's Honours list

Saturday 01 January 2022

David Wells, Chief Executive of business group Logistics UK, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list, for services to transport and logistics.

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Logistics UK hosts work experience for Mount Camphill Community students

Friday 31 December 2021

Tunbridge Wells based organisation, Logistics UK – one of the UK’s biggest business groups – welcomed students from The Mount Camphill Community, a college and cohousing community based in Wadhurst which specialises in a craft and movement curriculum as well as teaching independent life skills and providing internal and external work experience to young adults with special educational needs, for a four-week work experience placement within its busy human resources (HR) team in November and December 2021.

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Logistics UK celebrates successful return of its Transport Manager conference series

Wednesday 22 December 2021

Logistics UK is celebrating the successful return of its ever-popular Transport Manager conference series for 2021, with almost 1,500 delegates attending this year’s series, following last year’s virtual alternative as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Logistics UK enjoys the gift of giving

Tuesday 21 December 2021

Logistics UK has raised more than £1,250 this year to support vital charity work across the globe, with fundraising efforts including participation in Save the Children’s annual Christmas Jumper Day and a recent Christmas hamper raffle – which raised £650 for homelessness and housing charity, Shelter.

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Standards of van safety soar thanks to Logistics UK’s Van Excellence scheme

Monday 20 December 2021

More than 100 businesses and local authorities are now operating their vans to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to Van Excellence, a scheme administered by Logistics UK.

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Logistics UK comments on Congestion Charge announcement

Thursday 16 December 2021

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today (16 December 2021) confirmed the proposed changes to the Congestion Charge, following a period of consultation.

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