Logistics Skills Alliance launch 2025 Logistics Vision - a national platform

Road, rail, air and sea logistics under one roof.

LSA West Thames College submit case study focus for DfT Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce (STAT) ‘pillar’

West Thames College submitted a case study in September 2021 to the DfT call for strategic transport apprenticeship taskforce pillar study, showcasing the unique West Thames College delivery -  matching jobs to workforce in the local geographic.

 

Commercial Vehicle ‘CV Show’ – VN5 electric taxi van at front of house for final mile of NEC

We will always need drivers to make the deliveries happen.

Automated Lane Keeping System technology outcome means self-driving vehicles could be used on British roads.

Measures to boost safety on All Lane Running (Smart) motorways accelerated

Every new All Lane Running (ALR) motorway will open with radar technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly.

Historic move for Department for Transport to create a second HQ in Birmingham and a northern hub in Leeds as part of government commitment to level up all parts of the UK.

LSA talks logistics levy paid qualifications for our sector.

LSA delivers apprenticeships from warehouse and storage to driver, express and freight forwarding.

They are levy paid, free to the candidate, and available during lockdown.

 

A new meaning for Air Mail by Royal Mail

Nick Landon, CCO Royal Mail - first drone delivery – tip of the iceberg

Isle of Mull delivery by drone, an amazing first for Royal Mail Skyports drone. Delivering to the remote lighthouse location.

Whistl Fulfilment announce 455k sqft warehouse capacity expansion in Rushden and Northampton

Whistl, has announced that it has taken leases on 450k sqft of warehouse space to meet the growing demand for Whistl Fulfilment and Contact Centres.

 

Have your say on making activities like taking photos and playing games on hand-held mobile phones illegal while driving.

People using a hand-held mobile phone in all circumstances while driving will be breaking the law, under new government plans unveiled by Roads Minister Baroness Vere yesterday, Saturday (17 October 2020) to close a legislation loophole and improve road safety.

It’s already a criminal offence to use a hand-held mobile phone to call or text while driving, but not for other actions such as taking photos.

 

Mercedes-Benz Joins The Climate Pledge and Delivers

Amazon is excited to announce it is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year.

 

-335 sites and service partners are now matrix certified based on three ISO standards.

-There are plans to expand the certification to include occupational health and safety according to ISO 45001 in 2021.

-The certification confirms the highest quality, environmental and energy management standards.