Logistics UK announces shortlist for Transport Manager of the Year

Friday 04 August 2023

Five Transport Managers are celebrating today (04 August 2023) after being announced as finalists in Logistics UK’s Transport Manager of the Year 2023 competition, supported by BP, which recognises and celebrates Transport Managers across the UK and their contributions to industry. 


Finalists took part in an online legislation and compliance knowledge test, as well as a case study presentation detailing their achievements and examples of leadership in the past 12 months to fight off the competition and become shortlisted. 


Kevin Green, Marketing & Communications Director at Logistics UK, comments: “I would like to thank everybody who applied and took part in Transport Manager of the Year 2023 and congratulate all those shortlisted. The logistics industry is vital to the growth of our economy and Transport Managers play a significant role in the process. We have witnessed a tremendous display of skills and knowledge across the judging process and I look forward to seeing who comes out on top!” 


The shortlisted entrants for Logistics UK’s Transport Manager of the Year are:  

·        Andrew Moore, Transport Manager at FSM. 

·        Chris Pratt, Transport Manager at EPD Insulation Group Ltd. 

·        Fiona Hamilton, Regional Transport Manager at ACS&T Logistics. 

·        Kori Rewcastle, Transport & Compliance Manager at JR Dixon Limited. 

·        Sarah Wilkes-Jones, Transport Manager at Brakes/Sysco. 


Those shortlisted will be granted free entry to Logistics UK’s Transport Manager conference in Birmingham on 30 November 2023, where the winner will be announced. Prizes include a £1,000 holiday voucher for first place and a £500 shopping voucher for second place, with both also receiving two tickets each to the eagerly anticipated 2023 Logistics Awards.   


Logistics UK 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 decarbonisation, 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.