Back to media

Get set for the future of vans with new Logistics UK conference

Tuesday 26 October 2021

One of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK, is launching a brand-new, free-to-attend conference – Next Generation Van – to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Coventry on 9 November 2021.

View article

Discover Logistics Careers: A national weekend to deliver new career opportunities for all

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Have you ever stopped to wonder how goods make it to the shops, or how factories, schools or hospitals (among others) are restocked with whatever they need, whenever they need it? The answer is the logistics sector – one of the UK’s biggest and most complex industries, which is at the heart of every part of the economy.

View article

Fuel duty increase would be a kick in the teeth for those who keep the country trading, says Logistics UK

Monday 25 October 2021

Logistics UK, the business group representing more than 18,000 members charged with keeping the UK stocked with all that it needs, is urging the government to maintain the freeze on fuel duty, ahead of this week’s Budget.

View article

Logistics UK's response to government's Net Zero Strategy announcement

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Speaking in response to the government’s Net Zero Strategy announcement today, Michelle Gardner, Head of Public Policy at Logistics UK said:

View article

Logistics UK partners with D4Drivers

Monday 18 October 2021

Logistics UK has today (18 October 2021) announced its partnership with D4Drivers – a leading driver medical supplier – to offer its members easier access to driver medicals, and improve overall health and wellbeing across the logistics industry.  

View article

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).

View article

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.

View article

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.

View article

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.

View article

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.

View article

Back to media