Thursday, April 27, 2017

Talent in Logistics Awards Announces Sponsors

Event Recognising Members of the Industry
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UK – Only one day left to enter the 2017 Talent in Logistics awards, aimed at recognising and celebrating the skills and hard work of people from across the UK’s logistics industry, from trainers and Learning & Development Managers, to Drivers and apprentices, and HR Managers to Logistics Managers. As the deadline looms, Talent in Logistics has announced more category sponsor.

Merlin Supply Chain Solutions will sponsor the LGV Driver Training Provider of the Year category at the forthcoming event, while Specialised Training Services are supporting the Training/L&D Manager of the Year category. Mentor FLT Training is also confirmed sponsor of the Lifetime Contribution to Training & Development in Logistics award.

A number of other organisations are supporting the Talent in Logistics Awards, including UniCarriers, sponsor of the International Forklift Operator of the Year Award, alongside competition partners McCue and test sponsors Pyroban and Transaid. The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI), is also confirmed as sponsor of LGV Instructor of the Year and RTITB, the leading transport training accrediting body, is also supporting the event.

The Talent in Logistics Awards will be judged by representatives of leading industry bodies and associations within the logistics sector including the Road Haulage Association, National Register of LGV Instructors, CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) and Fork Lift Truck Association.

Shortlisted finalists will be announced in May and winners will be revealed at the Talent in Logistics Awards on the evening of 22nd June 2017 at the Telford International Centre. The Awards will be presented by special guest host, stand-up comedian, and star of BBC One sitcom ‘Not Going Out’, Tim Vine, over a champagne reception and deluxe three course dinner.

Entering the awards online at is free and organisations have until 28th April 2017 to make their nominations.

Tickets for the Talent in Logistics Awards are available from £150 and special discounts are available for bookings of tables of 10. To book a place at the Awards event contact