Logistics Awards 2020 - deadline extended!

Tuesday 04 August 2020

With entries flooding into the Logistics Awards 2020, Logistics UK (formerly FTA) has extended the deadline for submissions to 12pm on 21 August 2020 to give more companies a chance to apply.

Taking place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London on 10 December 2020, the awards – sponsored by Port of Dover – will celebrate the companies and individuals that have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply chain industry in the past 12 months through their dedication, innovation and diligence.

David Wells, CEO of Logistics UK comments: “We have been so impressed with the level of interest in this year’s Logistics Awards, but in these challenging times, we also understand many companies have not yet had the opportunity to complete their submissions. I am pleased to announce we are extending the deadline for entries for a few weeks; don't miss out on this opportunity to make the industry aware of your invaluable work and establish yourselves as an example of excellence amongst your peers.”

In addition to a three-course gala dinner and world-class entertainment, attendees to the awards will enjoy a champagne drinks reception on arrival, sponsored by the Van Excellence Partners: AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz UK, Lex Autolease, Quartix and TVL.

Will Reeves, Sponsorship and Advertising Manager at Logistics UK, comments: “We are delighted that the Van Excellence Gold Partners have agreed to support the Logistics Awards by sponsoring the pre-dinner drinks reception taking place in the stunning Foyer Bar for guests to enjoy a glass or two of bubbles before taking their seats for the dinner and awards ceremony.”

The following categories are open for submissions:

  • Most Innovative Company of the Year 
  • Most Innovative Product of the Year  
  • Road Freight Operator of the Year 
  • Rail Freight Operator of the Year 
  • Air Business Operator of the Year 
  • Water Business of the Year 
  • International Shipper of the Year (for manufacturers or their logistics partner) 
  • Public Services Operator of the Year  
  • Van Operator of the Year 
  • Logistics Partner of the Year (consultants, recruitment, technology, services) 
  • Diversity Champion of the Year 
  • Rising Star of the Year 

The Logistics UK Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to an individual for services to logistics and is nominated by the Logistics UK Board.

The awards are also sponsored by Brigade Electronics, CoolKit and Logistics UK Recovery.

For more information on the criteria for each award, and the application process, please visit logistics.org.uk/logistics20

Logistics UK (formerly FTA) is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With COVID-19, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.