Logistics industry praised at FTA Awards
25 / 10 / 2019
FTA Logistics Awards winners Photo: Professional Images/@ProfImages
The logistics industry is to be applauded for keeping Britain trading, despite uncertain market conditions, according to a leading government transport minister.
During a speech at the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) 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.
Meanwhile, the Air Business of the Year award, sponsored by Port of Dover, was won by Antonov Airlines.
Overseeing the event was FTA’s director of marketing and communications, Kevin Green, who commented on the success of the evening: “FTA’s Logistics Awards have always celebrated success, innovation and dedication, and this year was no exception. A highly anticipated event that surpassed even the greatest of expectations, this year’s ceremony certainly lived up to its reputation as the logistics occasion of the year.
Following a record number of entrants this year, 15 companies and individuals eneded up celebrating after scooping awards during the event:
Most Innovative Company of the Year sponsored by Siemens Financial Services
Most Innovative Product of the Year sponsored by ITT Hub
Road Freight Operator of the Year sponsored by Port of Dover
Collett & Sons Ltd
Rail Business of the Year sponsored by Manpower
Tarmac and Railfreight Services in partnership
Air Business of the Year sponsored by Port of Dover
Water Business of the Year sponsored by CF Fertilisers
PD Ports Group
Retail and Manufacturing Shipper of the Year sponsored by Santander
Radwell International Ltd.
Public Services Operator of the Year sponsored by CEVA Logistics
Van Operator of the Year sponsored by FTA Recovery
Logistics Partner of the Year sponsored by Brigade Electronics
The Very Enterprising Community Interest Company
Diversity Champion of the Year sponsored by Multimodal
Amey Fleet Services
Rising Star of the Year sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres
Sarah-Jayne Owen of CEVA Logistics
FTA Lifetime Achievement Award
Tommy Williams and John Williams from Maritime Transport