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Membership of UKWA

Why join UKWA?

By joining UKWA, companies working within, or supplying, the UK’s 3pl industry gain access to an impressive range of benefits, providing the support 3pl businesses need to grow and succeed in a fast-moving, rapidly changing and increasingly competitive marketplace.

As a member, you benefit from expert advice in key business areas, networking opportunities and a range of exclusive discounts on business services.

Apply to join UKWA

Looking to join UKWA or renew your membership?

Click the link below to find a Membership Form. Please download this form on to your desktop and keep a copy as reference. Fill in all the relevant sections and click submit which will generate an email to UKWA. Please attach the completed form and send to UKWA. Alternatively, give us a call and we’ll be happy to help!

Renew your UKWA membership

Membership Services

Quality Standards audit

Have your business independently audited and accredited by the sector’s leading trade association.

Conditions of Contract

Access to legally binding, recognised & relevant Conditions of Contract.

Business generation

Your business profiled and promoted through UKWA’s media channels with additional leads generated through networking and industry events.

Training & education

Improve your business with industry specific employee development training and access to apprenticeship schemes.

Market intelligence

Stay up-to-date with latest industry trends and developments with research papers, video presentations and award-winning publications.


UKWA represents and promotes the interests of our industry with policy makers at all levels.

Business advice

Looking for legal advice or support on customs & excise? Our team of expert advisors are ready to help.

Bespoke Insurance Solutions

Exclusive to members, a ‘basket’ of insurance products, purpose designed for the logistics industry.

How to join

There are two membership categories: Full & Associate

Full membership is for companies that operate warehousing and logistics services

Associate membership is available for providers of products and services to the warehousing and logistics industry



Membership Benefits

Private Healthcare

Exclusive packages for quick and cost effective access to high quality medical treatment and advice.

Fuel cards

Reduce diesel and petrol costs with specially designed Fuel Cards, accepted at countless forecourts nationwide.

HR Services

Outsourced HR services giving you cost effective human resources management whatever size of business you operate.

International consulting services

Expert global supply chain consulting to support businesses with ambitions for international expansion.

Health & Safety Services

Online service to support you in meeting all legal requirements and to keep employees and customers safe.

Workplace Transport Training

Nationwide accredited operator training to keep your business safe, compliant and profitable

Temporary Labour

Affordable access to the skilled personnel you need, whenever you need them.

Forklift Truck Safety

Join Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Safe User Group at a specially reduced rate.

Cleaning equipment hire

Total cleaning equipment hire solution providing modern cleaning machines, delivery, training & maintenance.

Eddie Stobart benefits from better networking and access to industry expertise...

“UKWA has many avenues of support and knowledge that provide a broader range of networking opportunities. This means members can access industry experts organisations for help to overcome obstacles and challenges”

Graeme Undy, Contract Logistics & Warehousing Managing Director

Recognised standards helped Century Logistics in maintaining growth...

“We became a member 15 years ago, just after the business was started. It was important that Century were seen to meet nationally recognised standards and we could trade under the UKWA Conditions of Contract. Since then we have benefitted from the range of services which have helped tremendously in maintaining our growth.”

Stephen Basey-Fisher, Managing Director

MDA Limited enjoys reduced operational costs thanks to UKWA...

“As a niche 3PL service provider to a host of international blue-chip organisations, we have found that UKWA membership instantly demonstrates to current and prospective clients a high set of standards, coupled with an active desire to constantly improve our organisation. This, alongside the ability to access a range of tailored benefits that help to reduce operational costs and access to networking and warehouse events with peers, has seen MDA derive great value from our UKWA membership.”

Dale Stokes, Managing Director

UKWA has generated more enquiries and created new business opportunities says Paul Ponsonby

“We believe it is important to operate within the framework of a national industry. We have utilized the UKWA Conditions of Contract, accessed dangerous goods advice as well as many other of the services on offer. UKWA helps us to keep up to date with industry knowledge, as well as broadening our contacts base. Being part of UKWA has raised awareness of our company, increased our enquiry levels and created new business opportunities for us.”

Joanne Dolan, Sales & Marketing Manager

Warren Board

“Warren Board joined UKWA in 1999 in order to take advantage of its comprehensive Conditions of Contract. Events provide a useful opportunity to network, exchange ideas on best practice and to benefit from expert presentations on a wide range of topical subjects. Practical benefits include help and advice, from legal and human resource issues, recruitment and healthcare, to insurance and property information, safety and energy management - while UKWA’s ‘Warehouse’ magazine remains the best in the industry!”

David Whitaker, Operations Director



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