Tag Archives: Freight Transport Association

Logistics UK comment on launch of Trader Support Service

LOGISTICS UK COMMENTS ON LAUNCH OF TRADER SUPPORT SERVICE

In relation to the launch of the Trader Support Service today (28 September 2020), Seamus Leheny, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, comments: “UK businesses face significant challenges at the end of the transition period, not least the matter of customs and other formalities, which many will be encountering …

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Logistics UK response to Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

LOGISTICS UK RESPONSE TO CHANCELLORS WINTER ECONOMY PLAN

In response to the government’s announcement today (24 September 2020) on measures to support the economy, David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK warned government that urgent action was needed to protect struggling businesses to avoid an avalanche of redundancies and insolvencies; we are pleased the Chancellor …

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Comment from Elizabeth DE Jong, Policy Director, Logistics UK on the government’s projections for freight disruption post Brexit transition period

Comment from Elizabeth DE Jong Policy Director Logistics UK on the government projections for freight disruption post Brexit transition

In response to the letter sent by Michael Gove MP outlining the government’s projections for freight disruption at the end of the transition period, Ms de Jong commented: “Logistics UK has long warned government of the potential for border delays after the UK leaves the EU, and while there is …

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Logistics UK’s response to Transport Secretary’s announcement of an Acceleration Unit to speed up Transport Infrastructure Projects

Logistics UK responds to Transport Secretary announcement

In response to the government’s announcement of an Acceleration Unit to speed up Transport Infrastructure Projects today (21 August 2020), Elizabeth De Jong, Logistics UK’s policy director said: “The logistics sector relies on robust transport connections across the country to ensure the strength and resilience of the supply chain, and …

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HGV testing exemptions will help keep the economy moving

HGV TESTING EXEMPTIONS WILL HELP KEEP THE ECONOMY MOVING

Following campaigning from Logistics UK (formerly FTA), the government has confirmed that the safest goods vehicles will be exempt from HGV tests for up to 12 months to help clear the backlog after testing services were stopped by DVSA during the coronavirus crisis, as James Firth, Head of Road Freight …

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Logistics UK response to government’s allocation plans

LOGISTICS UK RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT’S ROAD ALLOCATION PLANS

In response to the government’s package of announcements made recently on urban road use, Natalie Chapman, Head of Urban Policy at Logistics UK (formerly FTA), comments: “The government’s plans present an opportunity to make cycling a more attractive option for private road users, however Logistics UK is urging government to …

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