Air cargo companies win at Logistics Awards

Logistics Awards 2022. Photo: Rebecca Jeffrey

Digital air cargo booking platform scooped the Air Business of the Year award at Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2022, while CharterSync won the innovation prize. told Air Cargo News it was “delighted” to win the award. 

The award was collected by’s head of sales Europe & Sales Excellence, Antonia Ambrozy, who said: “UK freight forwarders using are achieving great results with real-time digital air cargo booking.

“In addition to delivering depth and diversity of supply, forwarders need a seamless end-to-end digital experience, and this award reflects the work our teams do every day to deliver this”.

Shortlisted companies for the award also included Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT), CharterSync, Kuehne+Nagel and Uniair.

CharterSync was also named winner of the Most Innovative Company of the Year award.

The company said in a LinkedIn post: “We’re delighted to share that we won ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ at the Logistics UK Awards.

“At CharterSync, we’ve had a brilliant year full of incredible milestones and achievements; we’ve more than doubled our headcount, relaunched our technology and rebranded our company, to name a few – And now what a brilliant end to 2022 with this award!”

Those companies shortlisted included Gemini Corporation NV, Manfreight, McCulla (Ireland) Ltd UK, Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK, Nottingham City Council, PD Ports and PML Ltd.

Around 500 people attended the Awards on December 8 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London.

The full list of winners is as follows: 

Most Innovative Company of the Year: (Sponsored by Port of Dover) – CharterSync 

Most Innovative Product of the Year: (Sponsored by Workforce Recruitment) – Brigade Electronics plc 

Road Transport Operator of the Year: (Sponsored by Logistics UK Fuelcard) – DFDS Cold Chain England  

Highly Commended: Tesco 

Air Business of the Year 

Rail Business of the Year: GB Railfreight 

Water Business of the Year: GPS Marine Contractors Ltd 

Highly Commended: PD Ports 

International Logistics Business of the Year: (Sponsored by DWF) – Linker Cloud 

Public Services Operator of the Year: Nottingham City Council 

Logistics Partner of the Year: (Sponsored by Brigade Electronics) – Bioshield Limited  

Highly Commended: GPS Marine Contractors Ltd.  

Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year: UK Truck and Plant Group Ltd. 

Highly Commended: Maersk 

Rising Star of the Year (Individual): (Sponsored by DDC FPO) – Kara Buckley, Sales Executive, DHL Parcel UK 

Decarbonisation Champion of the Year: (Sponsored by AIPUT) – McCulla (Ireland) Ltd 

Highly Commended: Howard Tenens Logistics  

Highly Commended: Tesco 

Logistics Technology Provider of the Year: (Sponsored by Board RM) – Exis Technologies 

Highly Commended: Dispatch Track 

Last Mile Delivery Business of the Year: (Sponsored by The Malcolm Group) – DHL Express UK 

Highly Commended: Greene King 

Logistics Leader of the Year (Individual): (Sponsored by DHL Supply Chain) – Ian Uttley, Director, Stagefreight 

People Champion of the Year: (Sponsored by Kärcher) – Howard Tenens Logistics 

Van Business of the Year: (Sponsored by Logistics UK Recovery) – J Murphy & Sons Ltd 

Logistics UK Lifetime Achievement Award (Individual): Andrew Malcolm, CEO, The Malcolm Group  


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Rebecca Jeffrey

Rebecca Jeffrey
New to aviation journalism, I joined Air Cargo News in late 2021 as deputy editor. I previously worked for Mercator Media’s six maritime sector magazines as a reporter, heading up news for Port Strategy. Prior to this, I was editor for Recruitment International (now TALiNT International). Contact me on: [email protected]