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Logistics sector facing a “perfect storm” says UKWA CEO

Logistics sector facing a perfect storm says UKWA CEO

Speaking at this week’s United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) Annual Awards Lunch, Peter Ward – UKWA’s CEO, warned that global political and economic uncertainty allied to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector.” However, …

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Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA

BREXIT BRITAIN ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE, SAYS FTA

With three weeks to go until crunch Brexit talks in Brussels, the UK’s leading logistics trade body says that its confidence in Government’s ability to deliver a ‘frictionless’ Brexit that will ‘Keep Britain Trading’ with the EU is fast collapsing. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s …

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Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

The announcement on 26 March 2018 of a government investment package of £100m to repair some of Britain’s most damaged roads has been met with cautious optimism by the UK’s largest association for the logistics industry. But the Freight Transport Association FTA, which represents more than 17,000 businesses moving goods …

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Industry gathers for UKWA National Conference

Industry gathers for UKWA National Conference

From the likely impacts of Brexit, new regulations and labour shortages through to online retail and real estate, 25 expert speakers pulled no punches on the key issues affecting the logistics industry over UKWA’s two-day National Conference, held in Chesterfield last week. 120 delegates heard directly from HMRC about the …

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