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FTA launches logistics awards

Mark Moran
13 September 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards, which will recognise excellence and leadership amongst the companies in the freight, public transport and logistics sectors.

David Wells, FTA chief executive, said: “We will be showcasing the best that the logistics and supply chain industry has to offer and rewarding companies and individuals who have gone the extra mile to innovate.”

A panel of independent judges will choose innovators in seven categories, including:

  • Freight Carrier of the Year (covering operators in road, rail, air, sea and third-party logistics)
  • Retail Shipper of the Year (open to retailers)
  • Manufacturing Shipper of the Year (covering manufacturers of all sizes)
  • Logistics Partner of the Year (open to entries from consultants, recruitment, technology, services)
  • Logistics Innovator of the Year (open to all)
  • Logistics Champion of the Year for Essential Services (an award specifically for Civil Engineering contractors, utilities and postal companies and highways authorities)
  • Logistics Champion of the Year for Public Services (open to emergency services, public transport authorities, and outsourced service providers)

Nominations are now open online, by visiting

The deadline is on 9 October 2017

The winners will be announced at an event at the InterContinental London Park Lane, on Wednesday 13 December 2017. The FTA will also reveal the initial leaders who have demonstrated long-term commitment to and impact in the logistics industry that have been recognised by inclusion in the FTA’s Hall of Fame.


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