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HRH The Princess Royal is UKWA’s Guest of Honour

HRH The Princess Royal is UKWA Guest of Honour

As part of 2019’s year of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of its foundation, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced that HRH The Princess Royal will be the Guest of Honour at this year’s UKWA Annual Lunch and Awards. UKWA CEO, Peter Ward, commented: “2019 is a momentous …

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UKWA celebrates 75th anniversary milestone

UKWA celebrates 75th anniversary milestone

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its inception in 2019. The Association was launched in 1944 when representatives from warehousing companies formed a Committee to discuss the storage and distribution of food and materials in wartime Britain. Originally known as the National Association of …

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Howard Tenens win UKWA Environmental Award

Howard Tenens Win UKWA Environmental Award

Howard Tenens has been at the forefront of environmental logistics for over a decade with a number of low emission vehicle trials, dual fuel CNG conversions, solar panel installations, as well as internal waste management projects. Today the company has nearly 40 CNG trucks in its fleet. The award win …

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REC report highlights UKWA’s labour market concerns

REC report highlights UKWA labour market concerns

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has warned that continuing uncertainty over Britain’s post-Brexit immigration policy is leading to a shortage of labour that will have serious ramifications across the logistics industry. “At a time when the UK is experiencing the lowest youth employment rate since the 1970s and the …

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Baroness McIntosh of Pickering is new UKWA President

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering is new UKWA President

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has announced that its new Honorary President is Anne McIntosh – Baroness McIntosh of Pickering. Baroness McIntosh replaces Ivon Moore-Brabazon – Lord Brabazon of Tara, who recently announced his decision to stand down having served in the role for 26 years. In a distinguished …

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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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UKWA recognises the best of the UK’s logistics industry

UKWA recognises the best of the UK logistics industry

Companies and individuals across the logistics sector were rewarded for their outstanding performance and professionalism at the UKWA Awards 2018, which took place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on July 4th. Over 450 logistics professionals attended the lunch event which was hosted by the journalist and broadcaster, Andrew Marr. A total …

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The Warehouse Auditor wins at UKWA Awards

The Warehouse Auditor wins at UKWA Awards

The Warehouse Auditor is proud to be the Winner of the 2016 UKWA Technical Innovation Award – only 4 months after product launch. The Warehouse Auditor App was released to the market in March 2016. A paperless system, it is a unique combination of service and software for measuring and …

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3PL excellence rewarded at UKWA Awards

3PL excellence rewarded at UKWA Awards

The achievements of both companies and individuals across the warehousing and third party logistics (3PL) sectors were recognised at UKWA Awards for  2016 ceremony, which was held recently at London’s Dorchester Hotel. The event’s celebrity host, Nick Hewer, the former PR guru and advisor to Lord Alan Sugar on the …

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