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Route to Net Zero for Logistics: Sign up now to Logistics UK's free webinar

Thursday 14 October 2021

One of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK, will be launching its route map to help decarbonise the logistics industry via a webinar on 10 November 2021, as it publishes its Route to Net Zero manifesto on the dedicated Transport Day at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

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Logistics UK's response to EU negotiations on Northern Ireland Protocol

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with cautious optimism to today’s EU announcement on the Northern Ireland Protocol.

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Survey shows skills shortages are growing across the logistics industry

Thursday 07 October 2021

96% of UK logistics businesses are now reporting problems recruiting HGV drivers, according to the results from Logistics UK’s September 2021 Performance Tracker, released today (07 October 2021). However, the Performance Tracker also highlighted that skills shortages are growing across the entire logistics industry, not just affecting the availability of HGV drivers.

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Logistics UK hosts skills panel at Conservative Party Conference 2021

Tuesday 05 October 2021

Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK’s Policy Director, hosted a Fringe Event at the Conservative Party Conference, with panellists Alex Burghart MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, and Steve Granite, Founder of Think Logistics, to discuss what training is required to deliver the jobs that the logistics sector needs to support the UK economy.

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Statement from Logistics UK in response to comments made by the Prime Minister

Tuesday 05 October 2021

David Wells, CEO of business group Logistics UK, has responded to Boris Johnson's comments that the supply chain issues currently being experienced in the UK are the fault of the haulage and logistics industry.

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Increase transport investment, Logistics UK urges government

Monday 04 October 2021

Submitting a response to the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, Elizabeth de Jong, Policy Director at Logistics UK, comments

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Comment from Logistics UK on government HGV driver visa scheme

Wednesday 29 September 2021

Speaking today (29 September 2021) about industry concerns over the temporary visas granted by government for HGV drivers this week, Elizabeth de Jong said:

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Logistics UK welcomes government measures

Sunday 26 September 2021

Logistics UK welcomes the package of measures announced by government today (25 September), aimed at easing the HGV driver shortage.

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Freeze fuel duty forever, says Logistics UK

Thursday 23 September 2021

Business group Logistics UK is calling on government to freeze fuel duty forever to help the sector make the shift to alternatively fuelled vehicles on the road to Net Zero.

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Petrol supplies affected by HGV driver shortage: Logistics UK response

Thursday 23 September 2021

Logistics UK is aware of reports that petrol supplies are currently being affected by the HGV driver shortage.

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