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Logistics UK urges Truss to make the Northern Ireland Protocol work

Friday 27 May 2022

Business group Logistics UK has reiterated its call for the UK government to make the Northern Ireland (NI) Protocol work effectively to protect the country’s supply chain and the livelihoods of those that it supports.

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Logistics UK appoints Jennings to head policy team

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Business group Logistics UK has announced the appointment of Kate Jennings as its new Policy Director, who will join the organisation at the end of June.

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Logistics UK comments on funding for self-driving services

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Following government’s announcement made today (23 May 2022) regarding funding for self-driving services, Michelle Gardner, Acting Deputy Director – Public Policy at Logistics UK, comments:

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Logistics UK reacts to launch of ULEZ expansion consultation

Friday 20 May 2022

Speaking on the launch of the ULEZ expansion consultation, Natalie Chapman, Logistics UK’s Head of Policy – South, comments:

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HGV driver shortage persists but recruitment initiatives starting to bear fruit, says Logistics UK

Wednesday 18 May 2022

The UK’s HGV driver shortage remains chronic, according to Logistics UK’s analysis of the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Force Survey data.  But with the number of HGV drivers in employment not falling as significantly as in recent quarters, the business group has expressed cautious optimism that initiatives introduced by government and industry in the latter part of 2021 and into 2022 are starting to yield results.  

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Logistics UK reacts to civil service recruitment freeze

Friday 13 May 2022

The Prime Minister’s proposed civil service recruitment freeze could see the UK’s HGV driver shortage escalate if staff managing the backlog of driver testing cannot be recruited, according to Logistics UK.

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Transport Minister announces £200 million zero emission HGV funding at Logistics UK conference

Thursday 12 May 2022

Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP’s announcement today (12 May 2022) at Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference of £200 million in government funding to continue its zero-emission HGV trials will help enable the logistics industry’s journey to decarbonisation, according to the business group.

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Logistics UK announces Van Driver of the Year 2022

Wednesday 11 May 2022

Paul Simonds of G4S Cash Solutions has today (11 May 2022) been crowned Logistics UK’s Van Driver of the Year 2022 following a competition day held at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre alongside ITT Hub and the Future Logistics Conference.

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Government must provide logistics industry with further clarity on route to net zero, says Logistics UK

Wednesday 11 May 2022

There is an urgent need to decarbonise the logistics industry but further government clarity on the route to net zero is required immediately to ensure businesses have the confidence and certainty needed to invest in low emission solutions, according to Logistics UK.

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Trudy Harrison MP to speak at this week's Future Logistics Conference at ITT Hub

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Logistics UK is excited to welcome Trudy Harrison MP – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport (DfT) – as keynote speaker on day two of its Future Logistics Conference, to be held alongside ITT Hub this week.

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