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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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Coastlink Conference 2021 to discuss short sea shipping post-Brexit

Friday 09 April 2021

Short sea shipping can provide a sustainable alternative to moving goods to and from Europe according to Logistics UK, the business group representing the logistics industry.

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Comment from Logistics UK about the EverGiven and the situation in the Suez Canal

Monday 29 March 2021

Alex Veitch, General Manager for Public Policy at Logistics UK, the business group representing the sector, said in response to the freeing of the EverGiven today (29 March 2021):

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Statement on government announcement on testing for drivers and other logistics workers on arrival in the UK

Sunday 28 March 2021

Responding to today’s (28 March 2021) announcement that logistics drivers, air crews and rail workers are to be tested for COVID-19 on their arrival to the UK, Sarah Laouadi, European Policy Manager at Logistics UK said:

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Logistics UK takes VIS training to new heights with Renault Trucks

Friday 26 March 2021

To ensure that the organisation’s Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) continues to offer a market leading service for its members, Logistics UK recently teamed up with Renault Trucks to use its world-class vehicles in technical inspection training for its VIS engineers.

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Logistics UK statement on the creation of four new Trade and Investment hubs

Tuesday 23 March 2021

In response to the Department for International Trade’s announcement today (23 March 2021) of the creation of four new Trade and Investment Hubs in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Darlington, Sarah Laouadi, Manager of European & International Policy at Logistics UK, comments

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Logistics UK statement: Reduction in government's Plug-in Car, Van and Truck Grant

Thursday 18 March 2021

Speaking about today’s government announcement on a reduction in the government’s plug in car, van and truck grant, Logistics UK’s Head of Public Policy Michelle Gardner said:

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

Friday 12 March 2021

Speaking about the figures published by ONS today (12 March 2021), Alex Veitch, Logistics UK’s General Manager of Public Policy, said:

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Revised import timetable: government and industry must make good use of extra time, says Logistics UK

Thursday 11 March 2021

The government’s extension of the deadline for the introduction of checks and customs declarations on imports to the UK from the EU has been welcomed by Logistics UK, the business group representing the sector.

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