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Ridecell becomes Logistics UK Van Excellence Bronze Partner

Friday 05 March 2021

Ridecell Inc., the leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider for digital fleet transformation, has been announced as a Bronze Partner to Logistics UK’s Van Excellence scheme, an innovative programme which recognises excellence within the vans market and improves operational standards.

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Logistics UK response to NI grace periods extension

Wednesday 03 March 2021

In response to the news today (3 March 2021) that the UK government will extend the grace periods relating to border checks on some agri-food goods – also known as sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) goods – which were set to expire after 31 March 2021, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, Seamus Leheny, comments:

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Budget sets a strong foundation for economic recovery, says Logistics UK

Wednesday 03 March 2021

Measures included in the Budget provide a strong foundation for economic recovery, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups.

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Logistics UK expands Transport Manager CPC qualification capacity

Monday 01 March 2021

Following OCR’s withdrawal from the Transport Manager CPC market, Logistics UK – in association with City & Guilds – has expanded capacity for its market leading Transport Manager CPC qualification.

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Return of capacity and innovation crucial to air freight, says Logistics UK

Monday 01 March 2021

Air cargo has played a vital role in supporting UK PLC throughout the pandemic, but its long-term value to the economy is dependent on capacity recovery and innovative solutions to efficiency, according to attendees at Logistics UK’s latest air freight webinar.

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Logistics UK celebrates staff's upskilling achievements

Thursday 25 February 2021

Staff at Logistics UK, a leading business organisation based in Tunbridge Wells, have used the lockdown period as an opportunity to successfully complete a variety of training qualifications to benefit the work they deliver for the business group’s members.

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Unemployment is soaring: Government must unlock access to logistics careers

Wednesday 24 February 2021

In response to figures released this week from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that show unemployment is at its highest rate since 2016 at 5.1%, Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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Logistics UK response to DfT electric vehicle chargepoints announcement

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Welcoming the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) announcement of a £50 million boost for electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints for those in leasehold and rented accommodation, as well as the expansion of the Workplace Charging Scheme, Denise Beedell, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Vans and Urban, comments:

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Protect UK jobs and creative expertise, Logistics UK urges government

Tuesday 23 February 2021

The UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement should be revised to protect UK jobs and ensure that the nation’s cultural expertise can continue to be delivered to Europe and beyond, according to business group Logistics UK.

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Northern Ireland Protocol needs work: Logistics UK meets with UK-EU governments

Tuesday 23 February 2021

After issues have occurred moving goods between GB and Northern Ireland since the start of the year, business group Logistics UK has raised the concerns of the sector concerning the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol with representatives of both the EU and UK governments.

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