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Logistics industry highlights risk to the economy of a No Deal Brexit

Monday 26 October 2020

In a letter to the Sunday Times, David Wells, the organisation’s CEO highlights that a No Deal exit from the EU could have a significant effect on the price of all imported goods and could drive inflation up as a result.

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Logistics UK statement on response on Operation Brock consulation response

Thursday 22 October 2020

“The Operation Brock consultation response, announced today, provides some reassurance for logistics businesses that contingency plans will be in place to enable them to deal with any disruption to the supply chain from 1 January 2021 onwards".

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Traffic Commissioner to headline Fleet Engineer Conference 2020

Monday 19 October 2020

Traffic Commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney, will be giving his views on maintaining compliance in today’s technological world at Logistics UK’s popular Fleet Engineer Conference, which is back due to popular demand on 21 October 2020.

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Logistics UK comment on government's "Time is running out" campaign

Monday 19 October 2020

Logistics UK has been urging its members for some time to ensure that they and their customers prepare as much as possible for the new trading conditions the industry will face at the end of the Brexit transition period.

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Logistics UK comment on Boris Johnson's announcement on EU-UK trade talks

Friday 16 October 2020

A deal is vital for the transport and logistics industry and for the whole economy, which relies on fast and efficient supply chains.

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Logistics UK comment on the end of the heavy vehicle scrappage scheme

Friday 16 October 2020

Logistics UK welcomed the introduction of the heavy vehicle scrappage scheme in September 2020 as it would help businesses prepare their fleets for the tightening of the London Low Emission Zone in March 2021.

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Rail investment to provide economic boost to Southampton and the Midlands

Wednesday 14 October 2020

In response to the announcement made this week by the Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris, on the allocation of £17 million to increase rail freight capacity between Southampton and the Midlands, Zoe McLernon, Policy Manager of Multi Modal at Logistics UK, comments:

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Logistics UK's response to Lord Agnew’s comments on Brexit readiness

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Speaking in response to Lord Agnew’s comments on 13 October 2020 on Brexit readiness, Elizabeth de Jong, policy director at Logistics UK, said:

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Logistics UK's response to confirmation of the Bath and Birmingham Clean Air Zones

Thursday 08 October 2020

Speaking about today’s announcement of the Bath and Birmingham Clean Air Zones, Chris Yarsley, policy manager at Logistics UK said:

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Logistics UK's comments on the Border Operating Model, published today

Thursday 08 October 2020

Commenting on the government’s publication today (8 October 2020) of its Border Operating Model, to be implemented at the end of the Transition Period from 1 January 2021, Logistics UK’s Policy Director Elizabeth de Jong said:

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