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Dedicated Logistics and Supply Chain Minister demanded by Logistics UK from next government to drive economic growth

Wednesday 22 May 2024

As the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak MP announced the General Election will be held on 4 July 2024, business group Logistics UK urged all political parties to include the organisation’s call for the appointment of a Minister for Logistics and Supply Chain by the UK’s next government in their election manifestos, if future growth is to be driven across the whole economy.

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Logistics industry needs a permanent solution to Operation Brock says Logistics UK

Wednesday 22 May 2024

With half term traffic set to increase travel times and congestion through the UK’s Channel ports this weekend, business group Logistics UK is urging government to identify and implement a permanent alternative to its Operation Brock traffic management scheme.

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Let Logistics UK's Transport Manager events ease the legislative load

Tuesday 21 May 2024

Logistics UK's Transport Manager conference series, now in its 24th year, will return from September with live events at 10 venues around the UK as well as a virtual event.

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Logistics UK responds to the Automated Vehicle Act receiving Royal Assent

Monday 20 May 2024

Logistics UK has responded to the Automated Vehicle Act receiving Royal Assent.

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Keeping logistics at the top table: Logistics UK welcomes Minister O’Dowd to meet members in Belfast

Friday 17 May 2024

Logistics UK welcomed Infrastructure Minister John O'Dowd MLA as he joined member businesses from across NI at its Northern Ireland Freight Council meeting which took place at Clifton House, Belfast.

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Logistics UK's response to the National Infrastructure Commission's Infrastructure Progress Review

Thursday 16 May 2024

Logistics UK has responded to the National Infrastructure Commission's Infrastructure Progress Review 2024.

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Logistics UK’s response to consultation on lowering the minimum age requirement for train drivers

Thursday 16 May 2024

Lowering the minimum age for train drivers to 18 would be a practical step to encourage younger people into the industry and address the ageing workforce, but an efficient rail network needs more than just drivers.

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Keep logistics issues at the top table with Logistics UK’s Executive Membership

Wednesday 01 May 2024

Logistics UK’s new strategic Executive Membership offers a range of benefits for industry leaders, including quality insight, analysis and information via exclusive reports, senior level events and networking opportunities including topical dinner debates and round tables, bespoke advice and support to maximise the impact of any logistics operation.

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Logistics UK's response to announcement of Freight Innovation Fund accelerator

Wednesday 01 May 2024

The launch of the Freight Innovation Fund’s latest cohort of accelerator funding presents an exciting opportunity for SMEs to bid for a share of £1.8 million to develop and trial their creative solutions in real-world environments.

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Lack of clarity and additional costs over border checks will drive up prices, says Logistics UK

Monday 29 April 2024

Logistics UK has warned that the confusion and lack of clarity surrounding the implementation of new border checks on imported products from the EU, starting on 30 April 2024, will hit businesses’ bottom lines and, ultimately, consumers’ back pockets.

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