Freight News, Logistics, Forwarding

Thirty-three finalists for BIFA awards

[ October 28, 2019   //   ]

A total of 33 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted for the ten categories of this year’s British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards, due to take place in London on Thursday 16 January next year.

They are:
Air Cargo Services award – sponsored by IAG Cargo – Charles Kendall Freight, Dimerco Express, Evolution Forwarding, Metro Shipping, Noatum Logistics
European Logistics Award – sponsored by TT Club – Davies Turner, Nextday Freight, Noatum Logistics, Simpex Express
Extra Mile Award – sponsored by Descartes – Brunel Air Cargo, Hemisphere Freight Services, Jordon, Ligentia
Ocean Services Award – sponsored by Port Express – Spatial Global, Ucargo, Unsworth, Westbound Logistics
Project Forwarding Award – sponsored by Peter Lole Insurance Brokers –  Moto Freight, OIA Global, Pentagon Freight, Spatial Global
Specialist Services Award – sponsored by Forward Computers – Asap Cargo, Morgan Cargo, Regional Express, Tigers Global Logistics
Staff Development Award – sponsored by Albacore Systems – Core Management Logistics, Dachser, Morrison Freight, Unsworth
Supply Chain Management Award – sponsored by BoxTop Technologies – B&H Worldwide, Davies Turner, Unsworth, Zencargo
The finalists in the Apprentice of the Year category – sponsored by Outsource are Thomas Frost – Geodis Freight Forwarding; Holly Herron – Dachser; Jack Reddington – Hemisphere Freight Services; Sarah Griffiths – DPD Group
The finalists in the Young Freight Forwarder category, which is sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo are: Jamie Abbott – Morrison Freight; Jenna Morgan – Wallis Shipping; Sophie Rye – Kerry Logistics; and, Mitchell West – DB Schenker

Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General, commented: “With 93 entries from 46 companies, we are pleased with this year’s response to the BIFA Freight Service Awards, which is now in its fourth decade and rightly seen as the blue riband event for the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics sector.”
In addition to the sponsors mentioned above, BIFA would also like to thank the following organisations for their support.
MCP plc – sponsor of the finalists’ certificates
Menzies – sponsor of the AV relay monitors
CNS – sponsor of the multimedia presentation
Wisetech Global – sponsor of the ceremony programme
Simpex Express – sponsor of the ceremony tickets
Woodland Group – sponsor of the winners’ trophies