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 […]
In a recent interview with Alex Farkas of the National Employer & Partnership Team at the Department of Work & Pensions, UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined how the association is driving discussion around diversity and inclusion within the logistics industry. “As the leading trade association for the sector, UKWA is working hard to educate and inform people about the exciting career opportunities our great industry has to offer and encouraging more diverse and inclusive working environments,” said Ward. Ward called […]
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.
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.