The first annual Northamptonshire Logistics Awards competition was launched last week and is now open for entries with major local businesses supporting as sponsors.
Developed to celebrate the achievements of both individuals and teams working in the sector locally, the awards are also intended as a platform for the significant diversity and excellence of logistics operations based in Northamptonshire, providing an opportunity to raise their profile nationally.
There are seven awards in total, five of which have already confirmed a category sponsor, as follows.
Team of the Year
Sponsored by Action Express
Young Person of the Year
Inspirer in Schools Community Award
Sponsored by Brackmills BID
Sponsored by John Lewis
Large Company of the Year
Sponsored by Dalepak
Small Company of the Year
Sponsored by NEP
Achiever of the Year – Northamptonshire Logistics Person of 2016
Tim Bagshaw, Head of Business and Innovation, NEP, said: “The high level of logistics sector support we have received for these Awards highlights their importance and will ensure that those working in the industry and their employers are fully recognised for their contribution to its success in Northamptonshire.
“As well as an opportunity for local celebration, the Awards will raise the national profile of the sector and will help us to attract new business and investment, benefitting the local economy as a result.”
For more information about the Northamptonshire Logistics Awards 2016 and to download an application form, go to www.northamptonshireep.co.uk/northamptonshire-logistics-awards
Deadline for both applications and nominations is Tuesday 29 March 2016. Finalists will be announced on 31 March 2016 at the Northamptonshire Logistics Forum.
A Northamptonshire Logistics Awards Dinner will be held on 20 April 2016, courtesy of John Lewis. Tables will be available for booking from 1 April onwards.
The Northamptonshire Logistics Awards 2016 are supported by NEP, John Lewis, University of Northampton and Northampton College.
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