Logistics UK

Industry hails ‘mini-budget’ tax cuts but calls for longer-term support

 
The new Chancellor’s significant package of tax cuts has been largely welcomed by the haulage and logistics sector, which has been specifically designed to help support business growth. Logistics UK said Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘mini budget’ provided f…

Plans to speed up roadworks by closing motorways for longer periods welcomed by logistics industry

 
Logistics operators gave a thumbs up this week to National Highways’ plans to close motorways and A-roads for up to two weeks in order to speed up the delivery of roadworks. Other measures announced this week by National Highways include an incr…

Self-driving delivery vans heading for UK roads as government launches £40m initiative

 
Self-driving vans, buses and shuttles could soon hit the UK’s roads following the launch today (23 May) of a £40m funding competition. The move aims to kick-start commercial self-driving services, including delivery vehicles. The ‘Commercialisin…