Companies that provide a full range of logistics-based functions must ensure their conditions of contract cover all of the services that they offer, warns UKWA chief executive Peter Ward. Many companies in the warehousing and haulage sectors use the UKWA conditions as the basis for their standard terms and conditions. They cover a broad range of services such as freight forwarding, haulage and, of course, warehousing, so that members don’t have to prepare different contracts relating to each distinct area […]
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.
The UKWA has said the decision to leave the EU will have “serious global implications” that will bring “new challenges” to the British transport and warehousing industries.
Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres.