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Logistics employers starting to see the green shoots of recovery, says new report

Monday 06 December 2021

Much has been made in the past year of the shortage of HGV drivers and other logistics workers. But after a challenging 12 months for the sector, a new report published today (7 December 2021) by business group Logistics UK shows there is cause for cautious optimism that the situation will improve.

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Logistics UK’s Welsh Logistics Lunch a sell-out success

Wednesday 01 December 2021

After facing a particularly challenging year, Welsh logistics businesses took time out last week to celebrate the sector’s achievements over the past 12 months.

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Logistics UK’s response to the Union Connectivity Review

Friday 26 November 2021

In response to the publication of the Union Connectivity Review today (26 November 2021), Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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Logistics UK gives evidence at Transport Select Committee

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Speaking today (24 November 2021) at the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into the road freight supply chain, Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at business group Logistics UK, comments

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Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the Short Straits

Wednesday 24 November 2021

The UK short straits, the trading routes across the narrowest parts of the English Channel, are a vital asset in Britain’s supply chain but unaddressed issues with border controls and transport infrastructure may impact their resilience and sustainability.

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Statement on the government’s “electric vehicle revolution” announcement

Monday 22 November 2021

Denise Beedell, Public Policy Manager at Logistics UK, comments on the government’s “electric vehicle revolution” announcement

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Government rail package a hit and a miss, says Logistics UK

Thursday 18 November 2021

The government’s Integrated Rail Plan, announced today (18 November 2021), which includes the removal of the proposed eastern leg of HS2, represents a missed opportunity to enhance the efficiency of supply chains in the North and Midlands, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups.

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COP26: Logistics UK launches route map to decarbonise the UK logistics sector

Wednesday 10 November 2021

The logistics sector needs to undergo vast transformation for the UK to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, according to Logistics UK, as it launches its route map today (10 November 2021 - Transport Day at COP26) to decarbonise this £127billlion industry.

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COP26: Logistics UK's response to non-zero emission HGV phase out dates

Wednesday 10 November 2021

In response to the government’s announcement today (10 November 2021) that new, non-zero tailpipe emission HGVs over 26 tonnes will be phased out in 2040, with those under 26 tonnes to be phased out in 2035, Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy at Logistics UK, comments:

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Logistics UK announces speakers to its free Route to Net Zero webinar - book now!

Monday 01 November 2021

Andy Eastlake, CEO of Zemo Partnership, Jackie Hewson, Alternative Fuels Implementation Manager – Transport at John Lewis Partnership, and Elaine Pringle, Fleet Manager at Scottish Water are the latest speakers confirmed to present at Logistics UK’s FREE ‘Route to Net Zero’ webinar, which will see the business group launch its decarbonisation manifesto for the logistics industry virtually from Glasgow.

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