Posts Tagged ‘Logistics UK’

  • Planned fuel duty increase will stifle economy says Logistics UK

    on Nov 17, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Planned fuel duty increase will stifle economy says Logistics UK

    A proposed 23% increase in fuel duty, which equates an additional 12p per litre of petrol or diesel at the pumps, hidden in the content of today’s Office of Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) Report on Fiscal Responsibility, would be a body blow to the logistics industry if introduced, according to the business group which represents the sector. 

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  • Logistics UK welcomes driver licensing review

    on Aug 8, 22 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK welcomes driver licensing review

    Logistics UK has welcomed the government’s announcement of a call for evidence on opportunities for changes to the driver licensing regime

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  • Logistics UK gives Future of Freight plan the thumbs up

    on Jun 15, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK gives Future of Freight plan the thumbs up

    Logistics UK has given the government’s Future of Freight plan the thumbs up, describing it as a positive step forward for the freight industry

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  • Logistics UK calls for urgent review of Operation Brock

    on Apr 12, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK calls for urgent review of Operation Brock

    Operation Brock – a Kent traffic management system intended to keep vehicles moving when there is disruption to travel across the English Channel – is leaving hundreds of HGV drivers stuck without access to basic hygiene facilities, food and water, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s biggest business groups

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  • Apprenticeships are essential says Logistics UK

    on Feb 7, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Apprenticeships are essential says Logistics UK

    At the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2022, Logistics UK – one of the UK’s biggest business groups – is urging its members to take advantage of the apprenticeship schemes available to develop the next generation of talent the industry needs to keep the UK’s supply chains operating effectively

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  • Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    on Nov 24, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    The UK short straits, the trading routes across the narrowest parts of the English Channel, are a vital asset in Britain’s supply chain but unaddressed issues with border controls and transport infrastructure may impact their resilience and sustainability, according to Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry

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  • Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    on Nov 24, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    The UK short straits, the trading routes across the narrowest parts of the English Channel, are a vital asset in Britain’s supply chain but unaddressed issues with border controls and transport infrastructure may impact their resilience and sustainability, according to Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry

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  • Logistics UK gives cautious welcome to EU anouncement on NI Protocol

    on Oct 14, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK gives cautious welcome to EU anouncement on NI Protocol

    Business group Logistics UK has reacted with cautious optimism to the EU announcement on the Northern Ireland Protocol. 

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  • Low floor coach turned into vaccination unit to help NI communities

    on Aug 3, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Low floor coach turned into vaccination unit to help NI communities

    The South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust – a member of business group Logistics UK – has converted its 14-seat low floor coach into a unique mobile vaccination unit to administer thousands of urgent vaccines to vulnerable communities in Northern Ireland, in a show of care, determination, and community spirit that the logistics industry is being increasingly recognised for throughout the

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  • Logistics UK and  CBW launch second merger and acquisition  report  

    on Apr 26, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK and  CBW launch second merger and acquisition  report  

    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

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