Logistics UK announces shortlist for its 2020 awards

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The very best of the UK’s logistics businesses are celebrating today after being shortlisted for Logistics UK’s 2020 Logistics Awards, sponsored by Port of Dover. The awards celebrate supply chain leadership and excellence and recognise leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, either as individuals or as businesses.

“Without the expertise, knowledge and dedication of our shortlist, British industry and commerce would find it impossible to keep the wheels of business moving,” says David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK. “The judges were impressed with the quality and breadth of the entries, and those who have made it to the shortlist should be proud of the contribution they are making to both the logistics sector and wider UK economy. To walk away with the top prize, they will undoubtedly be the best of the best.”

Also sponsored by CoolKit and Logistics UK Recovery, the awards will be presented at a celebratory reception and gala dinner at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London on 10 December 2020.

The shortlisted entrants for the 2020 Logistics Awards are:

Most Innovative Company of the Year

– Freight Logistics Solutions

– Gemini Corporation N.V.

– Gist

– Kerry Logistics

– Menzies Distribution

– Reflex Vehicle Hire


Most Innovative Product of the Year

– Caliber.global

– CharterSync Limited

– Exeros Technologies

– Lightfoot

– Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK

– RTITB and Ma-system

– The Algorithm People (developer of My Transport Planner) 

Road Freight Operator of the Year

– Bibby Distribution

– Collett & Sons Ltd

– DPDgroup UK Ltd

– Gist

– Kerry Logistics

– Stagefreight Ltd.

– Wincanton   

Air Business of the Year

– AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust)

– B&H Worldwide

– Kerry Logistics

– PML (Perishable Movements Ltd) 

Water Business of the Year

– PD Ports

– Stena Line

International Shipper of the Year

– Radwell International Ltd

– Send2China

– Sigma Recycling Inc.

– Specialist Logistics Services Ltd

Public Services Operator of the Year

– Essex County Fire and Rescue Service – Fleet and Equipment Service Department

– Warwickshire Police Commercial Vehicle Unit

– Wakefield Council, Transport Services

Van Operator of the Year

– Altrad Services

– J. Murphy & Sons

– Keen and Able Ltd

– Menzies Distribution

– Metworks

– Speedy Freight

Logistics Partner of the Year

– B&H Worldwide

– Howard Tenens Logistics

– ICanProve.IT

– Reynolds Logistics/Gasrec


– Trakm8 (in partnership with Truline)

Diversity Champion of the Year

#LearningThroughLogistics partnership

– Gemini Corporation N.V.

Rising Star of the Year

– Alicia Threlfall – Operations Manager, CoolKit

– Natasha Emery – Linehaul Recruiter, DPDgroup UK Ltd

– Lloyd Morris – Site Manager, Gist

– Siobhan Afford – Site Manager, Gist

– Lauren Fletcher – Head of Depots – South, Hermes UK

– Ryan Parr – Operational Director, PML (Perishable Movements Ltd)

– Matt Bowers, Assistant Inside Sales Manager, Radwell International Ltd

LERS Leadership in Emissions Reduction

– John Lewis Partnership

– John Raymond Transport Limited

– WJ Group

– Yodel

– Sainsbury’s

The celebratory gala dinner to be held on 10 December 2020 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London is open to the whole industry. The evening promises to be packed full of conversation, networking and insights for leaders across the logistics sector. It is a great opportunity to celebrate and reward your team and host clients at a prestigious industry event. For more information, or to register for a table, please visit https://logistics.org.uk/logistics20

#LogisticsUK #logisticswards2020

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