With its origins in 1944, UKWA is now Britain’s leading trade organisation representing the third party logistics (3PL) sector. 

The Association has over 650 member companies operating nearly 10 million square metres of warehousing from around 2000 depots across the UK. 

UKWA’s principal objectives are as follows:

  • To represent members’ views to government departments and agencies, the European Commission and Parliament and other relevant organisations.
  • To promote the logistics services providers industry
  • To protect the interests of the member company through the provision of effective Conditions of Contract
  • To raise the standards of the industry through training and best practice
  • To provide relevant marketing information and statistics to interested parties

To learn more about UKWA please visit