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 […]
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 road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]
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).