Posts Tagged ‘Logistics UK’

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

    on Oct 14, 21 • in UK News • with No Comments

    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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  • Logistics UK celebrates 11 years of Van Excellence  

    on Apr 13, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK celebrates 11 years of Van Excellence  

    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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  • Logistics UK welcomes NI grace periods extension

    on Mar 4, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK welcomes NI grace periods extension

    Logistics UK has welcomed news that the UK government will extend the grace periods relating to border checks on some agri-food goods – also known as sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) goods – which were set to expire after 31 March

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  • Northern Ireland Protocol needs work says Logistics UK

    on Feb 23, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Northern Ireland Protocol needs work says Logistics UK

    After issues have occurred moving goods between GB and Northern Ireland since the start of the year, business group Logistics UK has raised the concerns of the sector concerning the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol with representatives of both the EU and UK governments

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  • Logistics UK urges government to support supply chain

    on Feb 3, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK urges government to support supply chain

    The logistics industry needs government support in the 2021 Budget to ensure the continued health of the UK’s supply chain, according to business group Logistics UK. 

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  • Coronavirus testing for hauliers to continue following decision by French government

    on Jan 7, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Coronavirus testing for hauliers to continue following decision by French government

    Current testing arrangements for hauliers crossing the Channel – where they must have had a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of crossing – are set to continue following a decision by the French Government today (Thursday 7 January)

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  • Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal  

    on Dec 25, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal  

    Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

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