Monday, December 13, 2021

Winners Announced for 2021 Logistics Awards

Victors Celebrate Before the Princess Royal
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Thursday 9 December 2021 saw Logistics UK hold its annual Awards presentations following a celebratory gala dinner held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London. The evening was held in the presence of the guest of honour, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal.

Entertainment for the evening was provided by talented stand-up comedian, podcaster and radio presenter, Ed Gamble, known widely for his appearances on BBCs ‘Mock the Week’, with the big winners on the night being Clipper Logistics, which scooped two awards and a highly commended award.

Meanwhile Stagefreight retained its title as the Road Freight Operator of the Year. Nicola Foley, Assistant General Manager of Wincanton was named as the logistics industry’s Rising Star for 2021 and received her award from the Princess Royal. The awards were sponsored by organisations including AEB (International) Ltd, AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust), Brigade Electronics, DDC FPO, Clarios - VARTA Batteries, Logistics UK Fuel Card and Logistics UK Recovery Service.

Businesses including Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK, PD Ports and Menzies Distribution scooped awards, with a special achievement award for work during the Covid19 pandemic being made to Alliance Healthcare. Leigh Pomlett, former director of CEVA and outgoing president of Logistics UK, was presented with the annual Lifetime Achievement award.

With full multimodal representation, shortlisted entrants working across all freight sectors were recognised for their outstanding commitment, knowledge and expertise.  David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, commented:

“The Logistics Awards 2021 recognise and celebrate ‘the best of the best’, the companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply industry over the past 12 months and who excel in their fields. As the only business group representing UK logistics, Logistics UK is well placed to identify the stars within our industry. Our winners are truly exceptional, and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to present them with their awards.”

The full list of winners of the Logistics Awards 2021 is:

Photo : The 2021 Award winners assemble on the stage.