Friday 18th Jan 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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CiTTi conference programme set to wow

The City transport and traffic innovation (CiTTi) exhibition conference will be held on the on 18 – 19 June 2019 at Arena MK, Milton Keynes and will cover the latest topics relevant to the transport industry.

UK and EU set out no-deal Brexit plans

The government has allocated £2 billion in preparation for a no-deal Brexit. The money will be used to get a new border and customs operations ready, as well as gearing up UK trade policy with existing and new international partners, and taking back control of UK waters.

BIFA welcomes £8m funding for customs training

The British International Freight Association has welcomed news of an £8 million government funding scheme to support customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations, aiming to support training and the upgrade of IT systems associated with the UK’s departure from the EU.

Porsche commissions fully electric truck

Porsche has commissioned a fully electric 32-tonne MAN eTGM truck to enhance its production logistics at its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site, saving over 30,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year.

ECMT permits: just a few days left to apply

There are now just a few days left for hauliers to apply for ECMT permits, which would be needed to continue operating in the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Botched Brexit: business mustn’t carry the can, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association has warned that business should not be left to carry the can for a botched Brexit process, in the wake of the news that prime minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence tonight.

Urban delivery project wins German government award

Dachser has won a German government award for an urban delivery project in Stuttgart, which, the company says, reduces CO2 emissions per shipment by 24 per cent, particulates emissions by 32 per cent, and nitrogen oxide emissions by 26 per cent.

Daimler to invest €20bn in battery cells

Daimler has set out plans to buy €20 billion of battery cells saying: “We are systematically pushing forward with the transformation into the electric future of our company.”