FTA President receives UKWA award for contribution to logistics industry

The Freight Transport Association’s President, Ian Veitch, has been presented with the Chairman’s Award at the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) Annual Awards for Warehousing 2013 ceremony

The UKWA Chairman presents this award to an individual or company who has made a real and lasting contribution to the logistics industry.  Veitch was presented with the award by UKWA Chairman, John Maguire of Flexi Narrow Aisle Ltd.


Ian Veitch is managing director of Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd and has been a member of the FTA Board since 2008, taking over as President in April 2013.  He commented: “I am absolutely delighted to receive this award. It is particularly significant for Yusen Logistics as we were actually among the original founder members of UKWA, back in the very beginning.”


Over 400 UKWA members and their guests, together with suppliers to the warehousing industry, attended the event, which took place at The Dorchester in London on 3 July.  The Chairman’s Award was sponsored by Motorola Solutions.

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