Programme: Freight Logistics

Last update: 17 December 2010

This research programme aims to (i) support the implementation of sustainable distribution policy, (ii) stimulate academic research and industry uptake of logistics best practice to optimise UK supply chain performance. (iii) identify ways to increase supply chain resilience, and (iv) explore future logistics scenarios to inform policy development. Outcomes from the programme include (i) evidence based logistics policy development, (ii) increased capacity in logistics research to drive industry innovation, (iii) key performance indicators (KPIs) embedded in key industrial sectors, and (iv) a value for money freight logistics research programme.