Friday 21st Sep 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Lidl ends use of black plastic for veg

Lidl is to stop using black plastic across its fruit and vegetable range, which it reckons with save about 50 tonnes of black plastic waste a year.

Primark expands sustainable sourcing for cotton

Primark is expanding its Sustainable Cotton Programme into Pakistan, a year after the launch of its first range of cotton products using sustainable cotton grown by independent farmers in Gujarat, Northern India.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

EU moves to boost e-commerce

The European Commission has issued updated guidance for ending unjustified geo-blocking to help member states and e-commerce businesses to adapt to the new rules which start applying across the EU from 3rd December 2018.

Sulphur surcharge ‘blatant profiteering’

Plans by shipping lines to introduce a “sulphur surcharge” are “unjustified and blatant profiteering”, according to the British International Freight Association.

Government migrant plan angers FTA

Freight Transport Association has reacted angrily to a report by the government’s Migration Advisory Committee saying it fails to recognises the vital importance of lower-skilled migrants to the UK economy.

Goodyear launches CO2-reducing tyres

Goodyear has released a range of fuel-efficient tyres Fuelmax Performance which uses a silica tread compound technology to help dedicated long haul-fleets to optimise fuel savings.

HSE ends confusion on hand pallet truck regs

The Health & Safety Executive has confirmed that hand pallet trucks with maximum lifting heights below 300 mm are not subject to LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) after confusion over the requirements of the regulations.

We need a Brexit deal, warns FTA

The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to press for a Brexit deal – after seeing the latest documents on what a no-deal Brexit would mean for freight transport.

Brexit briefing

Latest information on the Brexit process and target dates for the next steps…