The logistics industry has assumed an unprecedented level of importance in driving the success of the UK economy in recent times. At the forefront of this dynamic environment is Logistics UK, a unique business group that stands as the representative voice of the entire industry.
In the latest issue of Freight Industry Times we sit down with Kate Jennings, Logistics UK Policy Director, for an exclusive look into the strategies and policy priorities for the freight sector’s largest business group.
Other highlights in this issue include:
Under the influence
According to a recent police report, arrests for drug driving are now higher than those for drink driving – but how exposed are logistics businesses to the rising challenge of drugs in the workplace? Ean Lewin, Managing Director of D.tec International Ltd, tackles this often sensitive and emotive issue.
Step up to the mark
A new initiative targeting the prevention of criminal behaviour within the parking environment, Park Mark Freight, is helping to reduce crime and the fear of crime at cargo and truck parking stops. Freight Industry Times reports…
Freight Industry Times talks to Bethany Windsor, Programme Manager at Generation Logistics, the industry-led, Government-backed initiative tasked with finding the next generation of logistics talent.
RFG’s Maggie Simpson examines the complex landscape of rail connectivity in East Anglia, exploring the challenges, opportunities, and proposed solutions that promise to redefine the role of the Port of Felixstowe within the UK’s trade and transportation ecosystem.
Shaping the future
Glyn Hughes, Director General of The International Air Cargo Association, speaks exclusively to Freight Industry Times, exploring the significant trends, challenges, and initiatives shaping the future of the air cargo industry.
James Hookham, Director of the Global Shippers Forum, on the delicate dance of regulatory changes, economic pressures, and the logistical challenges that have characterised the journey towards a new border regime in the UK.
As well as the news making the headlines across the modes, you can also expect more insightful comment and analysis from our regular contributors including RHA's MD Richard Smith, BIFA Director General Steve Parker and UKWA’s CEO Clare Bottle.
Enjoy the read!