UKWA Launches Event to Look at Food Logistics Challenges

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) is hosting a ‘Feeding Cities Summit’ as the prospect of food supply chain interruption and stock-piling as Brexit approaches. where stakeholders will discuss the challenges ahead and consider potential solutions. The event will consider what is best practice in urban food service and local convenience grocery logistics, examine the […]

UKWA Welcomes Chancellor Hammond’s Apprenticeship

The package of Apprenticeship Levy reforms announced by Philip Hammond in his Autumn Budget Statement has been welcomed by UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association). However, UKWA has also warned that the Chancellor’s new digital services tax could be the first step towards the introduction of new taxes on all internet sales. “Too many employers […]

UKWA’s Parliamentary Lunch Dominated by Brexit Talks

Around 120 senior personnel from United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) member companies, key suppliers to the logistics industry and supply chain directors from some of the leading UK retailers gathered to the House of Lords terrace before UKWA’s recent Annual Parliamentary Lunch. The event brought warehousing and logistics industry professionals together with a number of […]

United Kingdom Warehousing Association at IMHX

UKWA Pavilion at IMHX 2019

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) will be hosting a trade pavilion at IMHX 2019, taking place at NEC, Birmingham, between the 24th and 27th of September 2019, dedicated to showcasing the range of services offered by third party logistics (3PL) companies. The UKWA Pavilion will provide an opportunity for logistics specialists to promote their […]

UKWA Reflects on Autumn Budget

UKWA Reflects on Autumn Budget

From the budget announced yesterday, it has been made clear that solving the housing crisis is at the top of the Government’s agenda. With the announcement to build 300,000 net new homes a year on average by the mid-2020s. This construction target will then bring its own challenges and opportunities for the logistics industry. The […]

UKWA Host Annual Parliamentary Lunch

UKWA Host Annual Parliamentary Lunch

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association held their Annual Parliamentary Lunch recently at the House of Lords. The CEO of the Warehousing Association, Peter Ward was in attendance and announced at the event that the UK logistics industry is prepared to work alongside the Government in order to make sure that the customs procedures put in […]

UKWA Collaborates with Evenbreak to Promote Diverse

UKWA Collaborates with Evenbreak to Promote Diverse Employment

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association has announced that they will be working with Evenbreak, the not-for-profit social enterprise. The Associations will be working together in order to promote the value of diversity across the logistics sector. It is hoped that the collaboration will showcase the positive contribution made to businesses by employees with a disability. […]

UKWA Suggests Working with HMRC post-Brexit Excise

UKWA Suggests Working with HMRC for post-Brexit Excise Deal

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association, or UKWA has published a Positioning Paper which outlines a number of different ways that the supply chain sector can work alongside Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, HMRC, in order to make sure post-Brexit excise legislation does not negatively impact legitimate logistics companies who are involved in the handling and […]

Warehouse Spacing Predicted to Run Out by 2020

New reports announce that warehousing space fell to a record low at the end of last year which comes as no surprise for the logistics industry. A further shock announcement about the prediction that warehouse property stock may disappear entirely by the end of 2020, provides further worries to those in the retailing and warehousing […]

Multimodal Exhibition set to host UKWA

Multimodal Exhibtion set to host UKWA

UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) has been labelled as the ‘Voice of the Logistics Industry’ with 650 member companies. The leading trade association in the UK is dedicated primarily to the 3rd party logistics sector. UKWA members control over 100 millions square feet of space in warehouse across 2,000 locations in the UK. As a […]

UKWA Damning Report for the Future of Food Logistics in London

UKWA have forecast a damning report of the food logistics industry at the 2016 FoodEx exhibition. The study commissioned by UKWA was delivered by Global 78, explored issues in the food industry and discussed the challenges ahead for food industry logistics in and around London. Feeding London 2030 was released at the 2016 FoodEx exhibition […]