The prestigious annual UKWA Reception & Luncheon at The House of Lords on 2nd March 2016 proved to be a great success says UKWA CEO Peter Ward. Attended by over 100 members, peers, MPs and guests, the event was hosted by Lord Brabazon of Tara, UKWA President.
This year included lively presentations from both sides of the EU referendum debate by Conservative Peer Lord Haskins and Jill Seymour, UKIP MEP for West Midlands.
Earlier, UKWA hosted and a moderated a Round Table Insights session on behalf of Associate members Zetes, where senior representatives from across the logistics industry gathered to consider and discuss challenges and likely future trends around visibility, tracking and traceability, and the impact of changing technology on their businesses.
Jamie Hartles, Chief Executive Officer, Howard Tenens Logistics Ltd (UKWA Full Member)
We’ve been members for over 15 years. UKWA provides a great consolidated voice for the industry, giving us access to government and opportunity to contribute to policy framing. It’s also useful for networking, and has linked us with similar organisations in the sector with whom we can work together for mutual benefit.
Mike Graham. Managing Director. Conveyor Systems Ltd (UKWA Associate Member)
The UKWA has been a fantastic industry body that fully understands the arena we operate within, and which provides complete help and support to its members. We have found the events to be current and informative, also providing a great opportunity for networking. We are proud to have the UKWA mark on our Conveyor Systems Ltd literature and website.
Richard Bartholomew, Director, Bartholomews Specialist Distribution Ltd (UKWA Full Member)
UKWA is a fantastic organisation. We have certainly gained business leads as a result of being members. The Association conferences always create exceptional knowledge sharing and networking opportunities, with an impressive mix of industry speakers in a genuinely collaborative environment – and, If we ever need specialist advice or support on a particular issue, UKWA is always there to point us in the right direction.
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