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Protect drivers against people smuggling penalties, says Logistics UK

Friday 07 May 2021

Responsible hauliers and drivers who are unwitting victims of people-smuggling gangs should not be penalised if all precautions have been taken to protect their vehicles, according to Logistics UK.

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Unlock capacity for rail freight to meet net zero emissions, says Logistics UK

Wednesday 28 April 2021

In response to the publication today (28 April 2021) of the Rail Delivery Group’s Value of Rail Freight report, Zoe McLernon, Policy Manager of Multi Modal at Logistics UK comments

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Ratification of Withdrawal Agreement will protect trade with the EU, says Logistics UK

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Business group Logistics UK, which represents all sectors of the industry, has welcomed news today (28 April 2021) that the European Parliament has accepted the terms of the Trade and Customs Agreement (TCA) which was announced on 24 December 2020.

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Speakers announced for Future Logistics Conference at ITT Hub

Tuesday 27 April 2021

British astronaut Major Tim Peake CMG leads an impressive line-up of inspirational speakers for Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference which will be held alongside the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport (ITT) Hub exhibition this summer.

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Logistics UK and CBW launch second merger and acquisition report

Monday 26 April 2021

Almost a third (30%) of logistics leaders are more likely to undertake Merger & Acquisition (M&A) activity in Q1 2021 than they were 12 months ago, according to a report launched today (26 April 2021) by business group Logistics UK, in partnership with leading accountancy firm CBW.

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Logistics industry backs government emissions targets on Earth Day

Thursday 22 April 2021

Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry charged with moving the goods the nation’s economy needs, has welcomed the government’s commitment to reducing emissions by 78% by 2035 (compared with 1990 levels), announced on Tuesday (20 April 2021).

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Logistics UK part of joint call for electrification of rail

Thursday 22 April 2021

Logistics UK has urged government to begin a rolling programme of rail electrification, in a joint letter to the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, co-signed by more than 15 business, industry and campaign groups.

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Logistics UK comment on Kent Access Permit and Operation Brock removal

Tuesday 20 April 2021

The government’s decision to abolish the Kent Access Permit is a reflection of the hard work undertaken by logistics businesses across the supply chain to ensure operations are border ready before hauliers embark on travel to the Channel ports.

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Logistics UK celebrates 11 years of Van Excellence

Tuesday 13 April 2021

As Logistics UK celebrates the 11-year anniversary of Van Excellence – its scheme that promotes the safe and efficient operation of vans – the organisation’s Head of Consulting & Standards, Sharon Mitchell, says now is the ideal time to celebrate the incredible determination of van drivers to support UK society and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Statement from Logistics UK re ONS figures on UK trade in February 2021

Tuesday 13 April 2021

Speaking about the figures published by the ONS today (13 April 2021) for February 2021, Alex Veitch, Logistics UK’s General Manager of Public Policy, said

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