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Logistics UK report examines COVID-19 impact on industry

LOGISTICS UK REPORT EXAMINES COVID-19 IMPACT ON INDUSTRY

The logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, despite facing a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, according to Logistics UK. The business group has launched its COVID-19 Logistics Report 1, which provides a detailed overview on how …

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XPO Logistics completes UK acquisition

XPO Logistics Completes UK Acquisition

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the majority of Kuehne + Nagel’s contract logistics operations in the UK and Ireland. Malcolm Wilson, XPO Logistics chief executive officer for Europe, said, “We’re pleased to complete …

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Knowles Transport a perfect sweetener for The Silver Spoon Company

KNOWLES TRANSPORT A PERFECT SWEETENER FOR

A three-year partnership between Cambridgeshire-based Knowles Transport and The Silver Spoon Company has proven so successful that the leading supplier of sugar has extended the contract by another five years. The Silver Spoon Company, which is part of Associated British Foods and produces a range of other foodstuffs including Allinson’s …

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Logistics UK to launch 2020 Van Security Report

LOGISTICS UK TO LAUNCH 2020 VAN SECURITY REPORT

There were 11,729 recorded incidents of contents theft from vans/light commercial vehicles in the first six months of 2020, according to Logistics UK’s Van Security Report. So how can operators foil would-be thieves and protect their valuable vehicles? Denise Beedell, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Vans and Urban, will be …

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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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