The 17th United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s (UKWA’s) Annual Lunch and Awards takes place on July 6th at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Details of the finalists for each of the Awards categories are reproduced here and news of the overall winners will be published after the event.

Nick_HewerThe UKWA Awards reward excellence in the third party logistics sector and attract entries from some of the most influential companies in the logistics and materials handling industry.

Each nomination was considered by the UKWA Awards Judges which, amongst others included UKWA chairman, Tony Mohan; Lloyd Arkill, Editor of UKWA’s Warehouse newsletter, and Mark Millar, international author and supply chain expert, and three finalists for each category selected.

There are nine Awards categories open to UKWA members and suppliers to the 3PL sector and the overall winner of each will be announced at The Dorchester. In addition, a further award – the Chairman’s Award – will also be presented.

UKWA’s special guest, Nick Hewer, the former PR guru and advisor to Lord Alan Sugar on the popular television programme, The Apprentice, will present the Awards.

MAIN SPONSOR

The Awards follow UKWA’s Annual Lunch, which is sponsored by Jungheinrich UK Ltd. The company is a leading materials handling equipment supplier and offers pallet trucks, stackers, counterbalance and reach trucks, order pickers, Very Narrow Aisle trucks and stacker cranes. In addition, Jungheinrich provides an extensive aftersales support network, rental and financial services, racking systems and warehouse planning.

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Inside this UKWA Awards 2016 supplement you will find details of the finalists for each of the Awards categories.

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In addition there is a special Chairman’s Award which is sponsored by Multimodal Exhibition. This is awarded by UKWA’s National Chairman to an individual or company considered to have made a real and lasting contribution to the warehousing industry. The winner of this Award will be announced by UKWA Chairman, Tony Mohan, at The Dorchester