The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has appointed baroness Anne McIntosh as its honourary president. The former MP for Thirsk and Malton and the Vale of York replaces Ivon Moore-Brabazon, who had held the title for 26 years. McIntosh also worked as an MEP before she was awarded life peerage and moved to the House of Lords in 2015. McIntosh said it was a “very vibrant time for the logistics industry”. “The world is going through a period of change,” she […]
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).
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.