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BIFA selects awards shortlist

[ October 24, 2018   //   ]

A total of 26 freight forwarders have made it to BIFA’s freight service awards shortlist.

Air Cargo Services award – sponsored by IAG Cargo – Bermuda Forwarders (UK); Dimerco Express Group; Ligentia; Metro Shipping

Cool award – sponsored by American Airlines Cargo – Bermuda Forwarders (UK); DB Schenker; Kuehne + Nagel; Morgan Cargo

European Logistics Award – sponsored by TT Club – Dimerco Express Group; Jordon; Simarco Worldwide Logistics; Uniserve Group

Extra Mile Award – sponsored by Descartes – Espace Europe; FreightPort; Isca Forwarding; UK Customs Solutions

Ocean Services Award– sponsored by Corrigan Bentley – Dimerco Express Group; NNR Global Logistics; Ucargo

Project Forwarding Award – sponsored by Peter Lole Insurance Brokers – Dimerco Express Group; Hemisphere Freight Services; Specialist Logistic Services; Ucargo

Specialist Services Award – sponsored by Forward Computers – B&H Worldwide; Charles Kendall Freight; The PSL Group; Uniserve Group

Staff Development Award – sponsored by Albacore Systems – Hemisphere Freight Services; Kuehne + Nagel; Simarco Worldwide Logistics; Uniserve Group; Unsworth

Supply Chain Management Award – sponsored by BoxTop Technologies – Core Management Logistics; Davies Turner Holdings; OIA Global; Yusen Logistics UK

The finalists in the Young Freight Forwarder category, which is sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo are: Luke Brown – Daily Groupage Services; Christopher Carter – Peterson Freight Management; Markus Knudsen – GAC Services and Lisa North – B&H Worldwide.

The submissions from the finalists now go to the Sponsor Judging panel and the overall winner in each category will be announced at the BIFA Freight Service Awards luncheon ceremony on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Brewery, Chiswell Street, London.

The ceremony host, sponsored by ASM (UK), is double Olympic Gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes MBE and the afternoon provides a great opportunity to celebrate the best of the freight forwarding industry and network with colleagues. Tickets are now on sale at

Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General, commented: “Now in its 30th year, the BIFA Freight Service Awards is rightly seen as the blue riband event for the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics sector. Once again, we have received entries from a wide variety of companies, both large multinationals as well as SMEs. Any company that wins an award knows that it can be used as a demonstration of the high standard of service it sets.”