Posts Tagged ‘Logistics UK’

  • Planned fuel duty increase will stifle econom says Logistics UK

    on Nov 17, 22 • in UK News • with No Comments

    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 UK 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 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 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 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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  • Fuel duty increase would be a kick in the teeth says Logistics UK

    on Oct 26, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Fuel duty increase would be a kick in the teeth says Logistics UK

    Logistics UK, the business group representing more than 18,000 members charged with keeping the UK stocked with all that it needs, is urging the government to maintain the freeze on fuel duty, ahead of this week’s Budget.  As David Wells, the organisation’s chief executive explains, any duty rise would have a severe impact on the industry’s ability to meet the government’s decarbonisation targets. 

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

    on Oct 14, 21 • in 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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  • Freeze fuel duty forever says Logistics UK

    on Sep 22, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Freeze fuel duty forever says Logistics UK

    Business group Logistics UK is calling on government to freeze fuel duty forever to help the sector make the shift to alternatively fuelled vehicles on the road to Net Zero

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

    on Aug 3, 21 • in 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 presses government for temporary driver visas

    on Jul 29, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK presses government for temporary driver visas

    Logistics UK has called for government to review its decision not to grant temporary work visas to EU HGV drivers, in the wake of mounting pressure on the UK’s supply chain caused by a lack of available delivery personnel

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  • Ratification of withdrawal agreement will protect trade with EU says Logistics UK

    on Apr 28, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Ratification of withdrawal agreement will protect trade with EU says Logistics UK

    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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  • Logistics UK and  CBW launch second merger and acquisition  report  

    on Apr 26, 21 • in 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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