An initiative based around the goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions has been announced by Logistics UK.

The campaign, called ‘Route to Net Zero’ is designed to encourage Logistics UK members to decarbonise.

Therefore, it is expected to offer help to the 18,000 associated business.

The Net Zero project is one of many taking place around various the transport sector and beyond.

Specifically, they are in response to the need of UK businesses to be carbon neutral by 2050. 

As a result, Logistics UK’s Michelle Gardner, said understanding the importance of the situation is key. 

“Logistics UK and its members understand the urgency of the climate crisis,” she said. 

“We are working hard to decarbonise logistics operations. 

In addition, Gardener explains government support was a key requirement to the Net Zero campaign being successful. 

Therefore, she explained that Logistics UK was working in partnership with members and government to help achieve this goal. 

For example, it is working on policies, infrastructure, power supply, funding and vehicle markets.

Furthermore, Logistics UK is now calling on members to work with the business group to achieve its Route to Net Zero ambition. 

With that in mind, the organisation will also be launching a comprehensive policy manifesto ahead of COP26 in November 2021. 

For more information and to get involved, visit the company’s website.

Meanwhile, Logistics UK has also revealed that DVSA will feature at its Fleet Engineer Conference.

The agency will be providing an essential update on the Agency’s approach to modern fleet maintenance.

Logistics UK’s conference takes place on 7th September at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire.

The event will provide a platform to hear about latest developments in the commercial vehicle world.

For example, topics to be covered include technology, vehicle design, legislation and best practice advice.