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UKWA Awards finalists announced

UKWA Awards finalists announced

UKWA – the United Kingdom Warehousing Association – has announced the finalists for each category in 2019’s UKWA Awards. The overall winners will be announced following UKWA’s 75th Anniversary Lunch, which takes place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 27 June in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal. UKWA CEO, …

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UKWA at Multimodal 2019

UKWA at Multimodal 2019

One of the key attractions at the forthcoming Multimodal Exhibition will be the UKWA Pavilion which will showcase the products and services offered by UKWA members and associate members. The Pavilion will be centred around a networking area where visitors to the show can learn more about the workings of …

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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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