Peter Ward took over as chief executive of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) in January 2015, replacing Roger Williams who, after 15 years in the job, has semi-retired though retains his role as secretary general of the International Federation of Warehousing Logistics Associations. Ward has been in logistics for 30 years, saying “it was my destiny” to join his family freight forwarding business DH Ward (Shipping) after a brief spell with Courtaulds. “It was a business that my father took […]
Derrick Potter, founder and chairman of Potter Logistics, celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary by receiving the Chairman’s Award at the annual UK Warehousing Association Awards at the Dorchester Hotel yesterday (1 July).
The amount of warehousing space being built must rise fivefold if the UK is to keep pace with the e-commerce market, according to research by law firm Addleshaw Goddard.
UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) chief executive Roger Williams is to hand over the reins later this month to his successor, Peter Ward (pictured), following 15 years at the organisation.