Friday, October 25, 2019

Logistics Awards Winners Announced at London Ceremony

Minister Congratulates the Industry in Tricky Times
Shipping News Feature

UK – In a speech last night at the annual Freight Transport Association Logistics Awards 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport congratulated the logistics industry on its determination to protect the supply chain, despite difficult political and economic conditions.

Now in its third year, the awards celebrate the companies and individuals who have made invaluable contributions to the logistics and supply industry, one of the UK’s largest sectors. FTA’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Kevin Green, commented on the success of the evening, saying:

“With the industry facing an era of unprecedented change, including the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU and rapidly advancing technologies, these awards have been the perfect opportunity to recognise the incredible work of the individuals and businesses committed to keeping Britain trading. I would like to personally congratulate all of the winners and each of the finalists, whose recognition is so richly deserved.”

With full multimodal representation, finalists working across all freight sectors were recognised for their outstanding commitment, knowledge and expertise. And, following a record number of entrants this year, 15 companies and individuals were celebrating after scooping awards during the event, The list of winners is as follows:

More than 400 members of the logistics industry attended the awards, including large retailers, distributors and industry operators. Individual awards were presented by the event sponsors.