Logistics UK

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…

Industry joins with National Grid to propose low cost, rapid roll-out of charging infrastructure

 
A small boost to the Government’s £950m Rapid Charging Fund (RCF) could deliver enough capacity for on-route HGV charging and hydrogen refuelling at all motorway service areas (MSAs) in England, according to an analysis by National Grid. The RCF…

Transport sector gives mixed response to Autumn Budget

 
The RHA has welcomed moves to help the transport and logistics sector contained in the government’s Autumn Budget which it said were “campaigning wins for the organisation”. However, Logistics UK said its concerns over inadequate HGV parking fac…