The 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.
This year has seen a record number of entries submitted in all categories and the overall winners will be announced at UKWA’s 75th Anniversary Lunch which takes place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 27th June in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal.
HRH The Princess Royal is the founding Patron of Transaid – the charity that works to transform lives by delivering safe, available and sustainable transport solutions across sub- Saharan Africa – and, to mark its 75th anniversary, UKWA has pledged to raise £75,000 for Transaid during 2019.
UKWA CEO, Peter Ward, comments: “The UKWA Awards are established as symbols of achievement and emphasise the importance of logistics within today’s economy. The high number and quality of the entries we have received this year underlines the professionalism that runs through the modern logistics industry and I would like to thank all those companies and individuals that have taken the time to enter and, of course, our Awards sponsors.”
The Awards follow UKWA’s 75th Anniversary Lunch, which is sponsored by Savills. Savills’ experts focus on providing tailored advice and services to occupiers, developers and investors of industrial and logistics property. Savills’ experts are based in London and key regional markets, giving wide coverage to help clients in all areas, covering leasing, selling, investment, valuation, planning and development. Having this connected UK network of experts allows Savills to constantly monitor and track activity across local, regional and national markets.
Inside this UKWA Awards 2019 supplement you will find details of the finalists for each of the Awards categories.
In addition there is a special Chairman’s Award which is sponsored by DP World London Gateway. Nominated by the UKWA Chairman, this prestigious award recognises a special individual who has worked in, and represented the logistics sector in an exceptional way. The winner will be announced on the day of the Awards.