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Grant Shapps releases HGV driver shortage statement

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has released a written statement to Parliament addressing the HGV driver shortage. 

20 October 2021

GM Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme for HGVs to launch in November

A financial support scheme to upgrade or retrofit Heavy Goods Vehicles to comply with the Greater Manchester-wide Clean Air Zone will open to applications this Autumn.  
15 October 2021

Major supply chain businesses optimistic of full Covid recovery within 12 months

A survey by CILT (UK) has revealed that, despite the majority of logistics and supply chain organisations being affected by international supply chain issues, more than half of respondents are...
06 October 2021

Govt launches Export Support Services (ESS)

The Export Support Service is a new government helpline and online service where all UK businesses can get answers to practical questions about exporting to Europe. It...
06 October 2021

Tevva secures £4.2M grant to develop long-range electric trucks

Tevva has received a £4.2 million grant from the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre. 
05 October 2021

Network Rail announces £25M investment to secure Wales and Borders transport link

Network Rail has revealed the details of a multi-million-pound plan to rescue a railway line increasingly ravaged by climate change and extreme weather. 
04 October 2021

UK digital supply chain and freight platform raises $50M

Digital supply chain and freight platform Beacon has raised over $50 million in its Series B round, led by 
04 October 2021

Government Call for information: Staff Absence Winter Planning

The Department for Transport is seeking insight into levels of resilience and risk of disruption to service in the supply chain due to absence as we head into the autumn/winter months,...
30 September 2021

Government announces package to tackle HGV driver shortage

Up to 4,000 people will soon be able to take advantage of training courses to become HGV drivers, as part of a package of measures announced by the government to ease temporary supply chain...
27 September 2021

An urgent appeal – warehouse space needed

A request for CILT members for any large warehouses, aircraft hangars, vacant department stores, or large buildings located within the UK which are suitable for storage and processing of the...
22 September 2021

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