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Expand the National Skills Fund to help resolve driver shortage, says Logistics UK

Friday 17 September 2021

Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups, is urging the Government to expand the terms of its National Skills Fund (NSF) – an initiative to help adults train into new careers – to include level 2 qualifications so British workers can access funding to train as HGV drivers, and other vital roles the logistics industry desperately needs to fill.

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Logistics UK announces Public Policy Manager addition

Friday 17 September 2021

Logistics UK has today (17 September 2021) announced the appointment of Alexandra Herdman as a Public Policy Manager within its highly experienced policy team.

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Logistics UK's Transport Manager - less than a week to go

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Places are filling up fast with less than a week to go until the 2021 launch of Logistics UK’s popular Transport Manager conference series.

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Stick to new deadline for import border controls, Logistics UK urges government

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Business group Logistics UK has urged the government to prioritise work towards a sustainable solution to post Brexit import formalities to provide certainty for business.

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Changes to HGV driver testing process: measures a positive step forwards, says Logistics UK

Monday 13 September 2021

The changes to the HGV driver testing process announced on 10 September 2021 show the government is now moving at pace towards a solution to the current driver shortage, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s leading business groups.

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Northern Ireland's logistics event of the year - don't miss out!

Friday 03 September 2021

Only a few tables remain for the Logistics UK Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch which takes place on 1 October 2021 at the five-star The Merchant Hotel in Belfast.

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Logistics UK announces shortlist for its 2021 Van Awards!

Thursday 02 September 2021

Thirteen of the UK’s finest van operators are celebrating today after being announced as finalists in Logistics UK’s prestigious Van Awards 2021.

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Super deduction decision does not support agile, efficient operations, says Logistics UK

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Affordable leasing and short-term hire options are essential for logistics businesses to acquire the vital plant and machinery they need for their operations, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups.

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Logistics UK announces shortlist for its Logistics Awards 2021

Monday 23 August 2021

Following an outstanding number of entrants this year, Logistics UK has announced the finalists in the running to win an accolade at its prestigious Logistics Awards 2021.

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Driver shortage crisis: UK business groups demand action

Sunday 22 August 2021

As the ongoing shortage of HGV drivers continues to affect the logistics and retail sectors, two of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK and British Retail Consortium (BRC) have today (22 August 2021) written to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to outline key three steps the government can take to overcome the problem and protect the supply chain.

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