Saturday 20th Oct 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Government must do more on sustainability

Half of small businesses believe the government needs to do more to deliver ideas on how companies can become more sustainable and reduce emissions, according to a survey by CitySprint.

MPs quiz retailers on environmental impact of their clothing

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee has written to the chief executives of the UK’s ten leading fashion retailers asking what action they are taking reduce the environmental and social impact of the clothes and shoes they sell.

First automated low-entry truck for Brakes

Brakes, the supplier of food to the catering industry, is making deliveries in London with its first fridge-bodied Mercedes-Benz Econic to feature the manufacturer’s own automated manual transmission.

Brexit briefing

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

Government to freeze fuel duty

The government has decided to freeze fuel duty, prime minister Theresa May told delegates to the Conservative Party conference on Wednesday.

Amazon to raise minimum wages

Amazon is to raise the minimum wage it pays all its employees, including full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal, to £10.50 for the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK.

RHA & FTA call for fuel duty cut

The Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association have both called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to cut fuel duty when he delivers his budget statement on 29th October.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Shipper anger at fuel surcharge

The European Shippers’ Council has criticised the way the container shipping lines are planning to cover the higher rate of low sulphur fuel.