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Comments on post-Brexit SMART FREIGHT system readiness from Logistics UK

Tuesday 15 September 2020

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, commented today in response to news that the SMART Freight system will not be fully operational by 1 January 2021

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London Bridge scheme: A final blow to the capital's recovering logistics sector

Monday 14 September 2020

Transport for London’s (TfL’s) decision to ban vehicles from London Bridge from Wednesday (16 September 2020) will impede on efficient logistics in the capital and harm economic recovery, as Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at Logistics UK, explains

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Logistics UK response to allocation of 29 potential lorry park sites

Wednesday 09 September 2020

In response to emergency legislation passed by government to allow for the allocation of a reported 29 potential sites for lorry parks across the UK, Chris Yarsley, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Road Infrastructure, comments

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Comment from Logistics UK on reports that government aims to negate EU Withdrawal Agreement

Monday 07 September 2020

Logistics UK is concerned about reports that the UK government may jeopardise British business’ ability to Keep Britain trading by negating key elements of the EU Withdrawal Agreement, which could put any further negotiations with the European Union at risk.

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Government must be smart about speeding up border readiness, says Logistics UK

Thursday 03 September 2020

Lack of pace in some government preparations for the end of the Brexit transition period could put the UK’s interconnected supply chain at risk, according to Logistics UK, the business group which represents the sector.

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Logistics UK response to pavement parking ban consultation

Tuesday 01 September 2020

In response to the launch of a government consultation on pavement parking in England, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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Fuel duty rise a blow to economic recovery, says Logistics UK

Tuesday 01 September 2020

Speaking in response to rumours circulating of a potential fuel duty rise, Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments:

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Logistics UK addresses need for ADAS guidance

Friday 28 August 2020

The lack of available guidance on Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) is leaving workshop staff and engineers unclear on effective maintenance practices and functionality checks, according to Logistics UK’s Engineering Forum. To provide standardised information for use on all commercial vehicles, the forum has launched the industry’s first generic ADAS guidance document.

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Logistics UK launches virtual Future Logistics 2020

Thursday 27 August 2020

From zero-emission vehicles to self-driving trucks, 5G to smart cities, the shape of logistics in the UK is set to transform dramatically in the coming decades. To give delegates an opportunity to hear from thought leaders and experts on some of these critical topics, before the main ITT Hub event and conference next year, the organisation is launching Future Logistics 2020, a virtual conference and exhibition which is free to attend for all, sponsored by Brigade Electronics.

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Future border strategy needs urgency to help reduce friction, says Logistics UK

Thursday 27 August 2020

In response to the government’s consultation on its 2025 UK Border Strategy, which closes this week (28 August 2020), Sarah Laouadi, Manager of European & International Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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