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British astronaut to headline Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference

Friday 14 May 2021

To help identify where space-age inspiration could provide solutions for 21st century challenges, Major Tim Peake CMG will be the keynote speaker at Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference at the Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub).

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Logistics UK restarts classroom training

Thursday 13 May 2021

Logistics UK has returned to scheduling classroom-based training for its well-respected compliance courses.

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Comment on the Queen's Speech from business group Logistics UK

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Commenting on the contents of today’s Queen’s Speech, Elizabeth de Jong, Policy Director at Logistics UK said:

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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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