The first annual Northamptonshire Logistics Awards, launched earlier this month, has been met with a fantastic response from across the industry and on Wednesday 30 March, partners and sponsors of the competition came together to judge all of the entries made into the seven awards categories.
The awards are primarily about the current outstanding success of the Northamptonshire logistics sector, providing a showcase for the industry’s future workforce locally and encouraging young people currently deciding on their future careers to consider logistics as an option.
The finalists announced today are as follows:
Team of the Year
sponsored by Action Express
XPO Logistics – Beer Recovery Team
RCS Palletforce Team
Kuehne & Nagel – Inventory Team
Young Person of the Year
sponsored by Kuehne & Nagel
Dominic Beard – Knights of Old Group
Evanthia Pavle – Action Express
Natalie Tyler – Fortec Distribution Network
Jenna Gracie – Maxim Logistics
Dan Street – Knights of Old Group
Andy Pointing – XPO Logistics
Inspirer in Schools Community Awards
sponsored by Brackmills Industrial Estate
Nick Bithell – Knights of Old Group
Mark Spence – Fortec Distribution Network
sponsored by John Lewis
Large Company of the Year
sponsored by Dalepak
Knights of Old Group
Small Company of the Year
sponsored by C Butt
AE Driver Recruitment
Northamptonshire Logistics Person of 2016
sponsored by Dachser
Tom Clow – Knights of Old Group
Jim Wright – Asda
Scott McGinley - Dalepak
Tim Bagshaw, Head of Business and Innovation, NEP, said: “On behalf of everyone involved with the Northamptonshire Logistics Awards this year, I would like to thank all those who committed their time and energy to submitting entries into the competition. The quality of submissions was such that arriving at a list of finalists was not an easy process.”
Northamptonshire Logistics Awards Dinner
The first Northamptonshire Awards Dinner will be held on Wednesday 20 April 2016, courtesy of John Lewis, at which the winners will be announced. A special Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented in recognition of a significant contribution to the logistics industry both locally and nationally.
Tables for the Awards Dinner will be available for booking from Monday 4 April onwards. Contact Charlotte Patrick email@example.com to book and note there is limited ticket availability.
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