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  • Year of Warehousing campaign kicks off at Visku in Wellingborough

    The national 2024 Year of Warehousing campaign, announced in the House of Lords by Minister Richard Holden MP, kicked off an ambitious tour of 80  warehouses nationwide at local business Visku, with CEO of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) Clare Bottle, and Cllr. Valerie Anslow Mayor of Wellingborough, hosted [...]

    Published On: February 13, 2024Categories: 80 Visits
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  • Warehousing industry calls on DESNZ for support in unlocking potential for rooftop solar

    The UK Warehousing Association and Syzygy, the UK’s leading advisor and developer of renewable energy projects within the commercial real estate sector, joined forces on Monday to bring together high profile leaders from all sectors of the UK warehousing industry – including occupiers, landlords and developers – to meet [...]

    Published On: February 1, 2024Categories: Market Intel
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  • NEWSrack January 2024

    Read the news and views from UKWA for January. Download NEWSrack

    Published On: January 23, 2024Categories: NEWSrack
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  • National 2024 Year of Warehousing campaign kicks off at Visku in Wellingborough

    The national 2024 Year of Warehousing campaign, announced in the House of Lords by Minister Richard Holden MP, kicked off an ambitious tour of 80  warehouses nationwide at local business Visku, with CEO of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) Clare Bottle, and Cllr. Valerie Anslow Mayor of Wellingborough, hosted [...]

    Published On: January 16, 2024Categories: 80 Visits, Market Intel
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  • Where’s Clare? Spot UKWA’s CEO on her pilgrimage around 80 warehouses in 2024 and win a bottle of bubbly!

    As part of the exciting 2024 The Year of Warehousing campaign, UKWA CEO Clare Bottle will be visiting 80 warehouses throughout the UK, putting the sector firmly in the spotlight and ensuring we achieve the recognition we deserve as critical to supply chains, to the UK economy and to [...]

    Published On: January 12, 2024Categories: Market Intel
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  • NEWSrack New Year 2024

    Happy New Year and welcome to the first NEWSrack of 2024 with all the latest news and views from UKWA Download NEWSrack

    Published On: January 4, 2024Categories: NEWSrack
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  • UKWA offers 2024 Year of Warehousing Student Bursary

    UK Warehousing Association is offering a special Student Bursary of £800 in vouchers to mark its 80th anniversary. 2024 The UKWA Year of Warehousing Student Bursary will challenge students to write a 500-word essay on the future of warehousing, sharing their ideas and insights on the opportunities ahead for [...]

    Published On: December 11, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • Debby Mills joins UK Warehousing Association as Head of Finance & Operations

    The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has appointed Debby Mills as Head of Finance and Operations. Debby joins the team having provided support services as a consultant to the Association since the beginning of this financial year. Debby has a strong background with over 15 years in Finance Leadership roles, [...]

    Published On: December 11, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • NEWSrack November 2023

    Read the news and views from UKWA for October. Download NEWSrack

    Published On: November 30, 2023Categories: NEWSrack
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  • UKWA launches new Warehouse Manager CPC qualification

    In January, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) will launch the first ever independently accredited Warehouse Manager CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence), kicking off ‘2024: The Year of Warehousing’ campaign, which was announced at the UKWA House of Lords Parliamentary Luncheon in October. The new qualification has been designed to [...]

    Published On: November 28, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • UKWA National Conference, 12-13 March 2024

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT TO END JAN 2024– 3 FOR 2 ON TICKET PRICES! Next year’s UKWA National Conference will be bigger and better than ever! The event will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, located on the University of Nottingham Campus, and will be themed around ‘2024 [...]

    Published On: November 29, 2023Categories: Future UKWA Event
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  • Battle for Business Rates Relief continues

    The UK Warehousing Association has been battling for some time to make the case to government for warehouses to qualify for support on business rates. In March we wrote to the Chancellor highlighting the unfairness of the proposed increase in business rates for warehouses and challenging the assumption that [...]

    Published On: November 28, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • UKWA Warehouse Manager CPC, 8 January to 19 January 2024

    The Warehouse Manager CPC is a brand-new qualification developed by the UK Warehousing Association and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK). It is set to become an industry-wide recognised qualification, equivalent in status to the well-established Transport Manager CPC.  This course is aimed at existing [...]

    Published On: November 20, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • King’s Speech: UKWA awaits detail on scale of investment and timescale for reform

    The UK Warehousing Association has welcomed reference in the King’s Speech to the Government’s plans to scale up renewable energy supplies, including solar, as well as its commitment to grid connection reform. However, UKWA CEO Clare Bottle warns that major investment will be required to bring the National Grid [...]

    Published On: November 9, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • UKWA welcomes revised funding for Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship

    The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has welcomed news that the Funding Band for Supply Chain Warehouse Operative Apprenticeships has been revised upwards to Band 8 (up to £5,000). The revision, confirmed by Secretary of State for Education Gillian Keegan, represents a positive step forward for the industry, according to UKWA [...]

    Published On: November 7, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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    Published On: January 10, 2024Categories: Warehouse Magazine 2024
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    Published On: November 1, 2023Categories: Warehouse Magazine 2023
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  • NEWSrack October 2023

    Read the news and views from UKWA for October. Download NEWSrack

    Published On: October 26, 2023Categories: NEWSrack
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  • Colliers Industrial & Logistics Webinar, 1 November 2023 11.00am

    Managing the Logistics: How occupiers and investors are navigating the shifting landscape The latest webinar from Colliers will bring together expert speakers and panellists from across the UK Industrial & Logistics landscape for an update on the commercial property market. They will share insights into what investors and occupiers [...]

    Published On: October 24, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • UKWA Warehouse Roadshow Scotland, 7 November 2023

    UKWA will be heading to Motherwell in Scotland for the last of our 2023 regional Roadshows. Eurocentral is one of the largest industrial estates in Scotland, making it the ideal location for our Roadshow event on 7 November, which is sponsored by Nulogy. Join us, along with industry colleagues [...]

    Published On: October 23, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • UK Warehousing Association announces ‘Year of Warehousing’ for 2024

    The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced that 2024 will see the launch of a high profile, year-long campaign to highlight the critical role of warehousing in supply chains, the sector’s major contribution to the UK economy, essential employment of 1m people, and the key role it is set [...]

    Published On: October 17, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • UKWA House of Lords Luncheon, 17 Oct 2023

    UKWA’s prestigious House of Lords Luncheon, hosted by our Honorary President Baroness Pickering, will be held on 17 October this year. This popular event in the UKWA calendar brings together members and prominent representatives of the logistics sector with MPs, peers and key policy makers. It provides an excellent [...]

    Published On: October 17, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • Total Supply Chain Summit, 16-17 October 2023

    Held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport, the Total Supply Chain Summit is a two-day event that brings together supply chain, logistics and distribution professionals with suppliers to the sector for a series of pre-arranged, face-to-face meetings. It’s free for supply chain professionals to attend, with opportunity to attend [...]

    Published On: October 16, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • Hot debate on Windsor Framework at UKWA Roadshow in Belfast

    Last month UKWA held the second of its Warehousing Roadshow events in Belfast, co-hosted with the All Ireland Warehousing Association (AIWA). Appropriately enough, given the passionate discussion around the issues facing Northern Ireland’s warehousing and logistics community, guests and expert speakers convened at a venue directly opposite the Parliament [...]

    Published On: October 13, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • Northamptonshire Logistics Awards 2023, 13 October 2023

    The Northamptonshire Logistics Awards were created to celebrate the success of everyone working in our vital sector in the county, at the heart of the 'Golden Triangle. As the UK trade body for warehousing, UKWA is delighted to support the event again this year. We are sponsoring The Small [...]

    Published On: October 13, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • The Last Mile Conference, 12 October 2023

    The London and South East Manufacturing, Industrial and Logistics Conference – LAST MILE – will be held at BAFTA, London on 12 October. The one-day event will bring together the local and planning authorities, investors, developers, consultants, agents and tenants to discuss the sector’s challenges and future opportunities, including [...]

    Published On: October 12, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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  • Warehousing Ignored by Government

    The UK Warehousing Association has reacted with frustration to the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee’s (MAC) review of the Shortage Occupation List.  Forklift truck drivers and warehouse operatives are not even mentioned in the report. Having led a co-ordinated campaign during the review period in 2022 demonstrating the [...]

    Published On: October 4, 2023Categories: Market Intel
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  • NEWSrack September 2023

    Download September NEWSrack for the latest news and views from UKWA. DOWNLOAD NEWSRACK

    Published On: September 28, 2023Categories: NEWSrack
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  • Warehouse Magazine
    September October 2023

    

    Published On: September 22, 2023Categories: Warehouse Magazine 2023
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  • Delivery & Logistics Leaders’ Summit, 20 September 2023

    The Delivery & Logistics Leaders' Summit taking place on the 20 September 2023 at the Hilton Bankside, London. The Summit will gather 60+ senior decision-makers in the Delivery, Logistics, eCommerce, and Retail industries for this exclusive invite-only event. Connect with senior executives at this one day summit, learn from the [...]

    Published On: September 20, 2023Categories: Archived Event
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