Tag Archives: Logistics UK

Reminder that the Government’s consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Reminder that the Government's consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Government originally  launched a consultation on the 2025 Border Strategy on the 22nd July 2020. The idea was to set out their vision for world’s most effective border by 2025. Here is a reminder of how the Materials Handling World of professionals can contribute and represent our industry by providing …

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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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FTA changes its name to Logistics UK

FTA changes its name to Logistics UK

On 27 July 2020, FTA will be changing its name to Logistics UK. FTA has always represented the whole sector, with members from road, rail, sea and air, as well as those with goods to move like retailers and manufacturers. As you may know, we originally planned the change to …

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