Monday, March 16, 2020

Logistics and Transport Looks to Celebrate the Cream of the Industry

Prestigious Awards Plan to Go Ahead - Coronavirus Willing
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UK – With longevity often comes respectability and prestige and such is the case with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, universally known throughout the industry as CILT which has been celebrating the brightest talent and the most innovative organisations in the sector for over a century.

Now, continuing its tradition of recognising those who continue to raise standards and move the profession forward, and trusting that the coronavirus outbreak may have run its course in the next seven months, CILT’s Awards for Excellence 2020 are now seeking entries in twelve categories. Now in its 28th year, the awards recognise and reward the most outstanding achievements by the very best individuals and organisations throughout the profession.

This year the twelve awards on offer celebrate the success of both organisations, and individuals across a wide spectrum. Both have until Friday 22nd May 2020 to submit their entries for this year’s awards. Entrants do not need to be a member of CILT to put themselves forward for these renowned awards. Full details of each category can be seen here. The award categories are:


  • Environmental Improvement
  • Health, Safety & Wellbeing
  • Operations Management
  • Passenger Transport
  • People Development
  • Supply Chain Innovation
  • Technology Innovation
  • Transport Policy and Planning
  • Freight Transport
  • Warehouse Operations


  • Rising Star
  • Diversity Champion

The winners of CILT’s 28th Awards for Excellence will be announced at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on Thursday 22nd October 2020. Kevin Richardson FCILT, Chief Executive, CILT, observed:

“For the last century, CILT has built itself on recognising, supporting and celebrating brilliance in our profession. This year’s awards are a chance for organisations to prove that they empower their staff to evolve our profession, as we celebrate success and elevate the profile of individuals and organisations that are succeeding within our challenging, demanding and essential sectors.

“CILT prides itself on the fact that its awards are open to everyone from all over the world, for organisations of all sizes and individuals of all ages and levels of expertise. If you are thinking of nominating yourself, your company or somebody you work with, I encourage you all to do so today and look forward to celebrating with you later this year.”

Nominations can be made using this link or contact the CILT Events team on <+44 (0)1536 740148

Photo: HRH The Princess Royal addresses the 2019 CILT Awards audience.