Ade Adepitan reveals winners of UK freight industry ‘Oscars’
During this year’s Awards luncheon, Adepitan delivered a motivating speech, which gave some clear insight into how challenges need to be overcome if success is to be achieved.
February 10, 2020
By PLA Editor
Ade Adepitan, one of the UK’s most well-known Paralympians and broadcasters has revealed the winners of the British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards 2019.
At a glittering awards ceremony, host Adepitan announced eight winners from the 33 freight forwarding companies that were shortlisted as finalists, as well as three individual award winners.
The winners of the eight General, Modal, and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality for the British freight forwarding industry for more than a quarter of the century, are: Brunel Air Cargo Services, Core Management Logistics Ltd, Davies Turner, Morgan Cargo, Noatum Logistics, Spatial Global, Westbound Logistics and Zencargo.
In the Individual categories, the winner of the Young Freight Forwarder Award is Jenna Morgan of Wallis Shipping. In the Apprentice of the Year category, which was first introduced in the 2018 awards, the judges declared Thomas Frost of Geodis Freight Forwarding and Jack Reddington of Hemisphere Freight Services as joint winners.
Once again, BIFA President Sir Peter Bottomley MP welcomed guests to the luncheon ceremony, which was attended by almost 550 people, and – along with Adepitan – presented all the finalists with their certificates.
The finalists and winners in the ten categories were as follows: