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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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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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Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has greeted the HMRC’s planned new Customs Declaration Service with a cautious welcome. According to UKWA’s CEO Peter Ward, the impact of Brexit on customs regulations is of huge concern to members and is high on the association’s agenda. “There is considerable confusion among …

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UKWA members are advised of post-Brexit opportunities

UKWA members are advised of post Brexit opportunities

At the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s UKWA Annual Parliamentary Lunch, held recently at the House of Lords, UKWA CEO, Peter Ward, announced that the UK logistics industry is ready and willing to work closely with the Government to ensure that post-Brexit customs procedures do not stifle supply chain efficiency. He …

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UKWA – New warehouse space brokerage portal is free to use

UKWA New warehouse space brokerage portal is free to use

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has announced the launch of MarketSpace – a new web-based portal that brings companies with warehouse space to fill together with those seeking storage and logistics services. Unlike, other storage space brokerage systems currently operating, MarketSpace does not charge a fee or commission to …

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UKWA opens its doors to retailers and manufacturers

UKWA opens its doors to retailers and manufacturers

John Lewis, Homebase and Claire’s Accessories are among the first retail companies to sign up to the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s UKWA new membership category that allows retailers and manufacturers who manage their logistics and supply chain operations ‘in house’ to become part of the association. Originally established as a …

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UKWA and FLTA work together to raise safety standards

UKWA and FLTA work together to raise safety standards

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced new reciprocal membership arrangements with the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA). As a Partnership member of FLTA, UKWA now offers its members additional benefits as both associations strive to raise standards in the materials handling industry. With immediate effect, UKWA members are …

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