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Logistics UK appoints Economics and Research Manager

Thursday 14 January 2021

Logistics UK has today (14 January) announced the appointment of Ryan Barnett as its Economics and Research Manager.

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Logistics UK comment on reports of disruption to NI-GB trade

Friday 08 January 2021

Speaking today (8 January 2021) about reports of disruption to NI-GB trade, Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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Logistics UK report examines COVID-19 impact on industry

Thursday 07 January 2021

The logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, despite facing a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, according to Logistics UK.

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“National embarrassment” must not be repeated, Logistics UK warns government

Tuesday 29 December 2020

Business group Logistics UK has written to the government to request an urgent review of traffic management and welfare arrangements for HGV drivers in the wake of chaos experienced when France closed its borders to traffic for two days over the Christmas period.

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Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Thursday 24 December 2020

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached today (24 December 2020) between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole.

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Logistics UK comment on announcement of UK / France border reopening

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Following the announcement that the UK / France border is due to reopen tomorrow morning (23 December 2020), Elizabeth de Jong, policy director at business group Logistics UK, commented

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Logistics UK launches 2020 Compliance Report

Thursday 17 December 2020

Logistics businesses have kept safety at the forefront of their operations throughout the COVID-19 crisis, according to Logistics UK, which launched its first Compliance Report 2020 at the business group’s annual Transport Manager event, sponsored by Brigade Electronics.

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Logistics UK launches Skills and Employment Report 2020

Wednesday 16 December 2020

A new report from Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry which is at the heart of the UK’s economy, has highlighted the severe impact Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the sector’s underlying skills shortage.

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Logistics UK's response to Kent HGV parking ban scheme

Tuesday 15 December 2020

In response to the announcement from the Department for Transport and Kent County Council to ban lorry drivers from taking all rest periods other than the 45mins break in seven Kent boroughs temporarily, Heidi Skinner, Policy Manager for the South at Logistics UK comments:

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Logistics UK response to feasibility study into Greater London boundary charge

Friday 11 December 2020

A boundary charge would be a significant blow to the recovering logistics sector; it amounts to an additional tax on the businesses working hard to keep London stocked with the goods and services it needs to operate.

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