Now in its third year, the Talent in Logistics Awards celebrate those that keep our industry running daily, and with new categories this year bring even more opportunity to showcase the talent and successful initiatives within your business.

Entries for the 2019 awards are now closed and the shortlisted entrants will be announced w/c 1st April.

You can purchase tickets to the event here.

Innovation in Recruitment

Innovation in Recruitment

This award will recognise an organisation that has taken an innovative and effective approach to attracting talent, solving internal challenges with recruitment, and addressing skills challenges.

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Industry Ambassador of the Year

Industry Ambassador of the Year

This award will recognise an individual who has taken on the often tough but rewarding role as a voice who actively works to grow and shape the industry and has helped deliver positive impacts.

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Excellence in Youth Employment

Excellence in Youth Employment

Recruiting and retaining young talent is vital to the growth of the industry. This award is for an organisation that provides successful youth employment schemes that genuinely make a difference.

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Innovative Training Programme

Innovative Training Programme

This award recognises the role well-constructed talent training programmes play in inspiring professionals at all levels to develop and grow in the workplace.

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Collaboration in People Development

Collaboration in People Development

This award celebrates organisations that recognise that people development is the key to company success and have collaborated with other organisations to make their workforce and the
industry stronger.

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Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring

Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring

Celebrating the individual coaches, mentors or company wide initiatives that help develop the skills the industry needs for the future with the willingness to share knowledge, skill, and expertise.

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Training Provider of the Year

Training Provider of the Year

This award recognises the training provider that demonstrates outstanding achievements in delivery for vocational education and training.

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Training Team of the Year

Training Team of the Year

This award is for the training team that has demonstrated outstanding achievements or accomplishments in their area or field of expertise in order for their company to grow and learn.

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Rising Star of the Year

Rising Star of the Year

This award recognises those on their way up in the industry. Those that push themselves, stand out from the crowd and in doing so make real differences to the company and industry as a whole.

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Best Place to Work

Best Place to Work

This award is for the company that values employee engagement by offering great skills
development with excellent communication strategies and rewards and recognises a great job done.

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Inspirational Leader of the Year

Inspirational Leader of the Year

Inspiring leaders are essential for any organisation’s success. This award celebrates those that make significant and positive impacts on the profession, and are valued individuals within their
organisation.

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Instructor of the Year

Instructor of the Year

This award highlights the important role Instructors play in expanding the industry of logistics professionals - from planning training sessions, programme delivery, and live demonstrations, whilst also being patient teachers.

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Health and Wellbeing Initiative

Health and Wellbeing Initiative

This award is for the organisation that has successfully implemented an initiative that creates a safe and healthy working environment and encourages employee wellbeing.

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Forklift Operator of the Year

Forklift Operator of the Year

This award recognises the challenging role of forklift operators and the skills, accuracy and professionalism shown over a range of theoretical and practical tests.
*Live competition*

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LGV Driver of the Year

LGV Driver of the Year

LGV drivers shape the image of our industry while in a very demanding role, which is why drivers representing their employer and industry with the utmost professionalism deserve an award of their own.
*Live competition*

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Find out about our brilliant sponsors, without whom we couldn’t put on such brilliant events…

TruckLOG from Davis Derby is one of the most advanced driver access control and fleet management systems available today and they are proud to support Talent in Logistics.

More people find jobs on Indeed than anywhere else. Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages.

We are time critical logistics specialists with location hubs in the Midlands, Heathrow, Paris and Ireland. JJX began in 1997 with JJX Small Haul, delivering upon promises and the attention to customer service was key. Now, we operate a modern fleet of vehicles which consist of small, medium and large vans, temperature-controlled trailers to articulated and rigid HGV trucks. Carrying everything from 1kg to 28,000 kgs. With ADR qualified drivers and being part of the Hazchem Network ADR infrastructure. Our main clients include Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Automotive, Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies. As ever, we are growing and evolving. Not just in size but reaching further on a geographical scale too.

MA-system is a Swedish based company and the biggest supplier of training material for operators in Scandinavia. Their focus lies on forklift trucks, MEWPs, cranes and fall protection, their customers are both local and multinational companies.

Mercedes-Benz has been a hallmark of premium quality since 1896, with the right truck for all segments - whether long-haul, construction, or distribution. Our latest flagship - the new Actros - is the safest, most efficient and most connected truck ever, with game-changing innovations like MirrorCam. With its UK HQ in Milton Keynes and a brand experience centre in South Yorkshire, Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK offers comprehensive customer-oriented transport – for all who keep the world moving.

Microlise has been operating for over thirty years and is based in Nottingham. Microlise invests significantly in research and development annually to ensure its telematics solutions continue to be underpinned by market leading technology. Every year they help their customers to save more than £210m in fuel costs and reduce CO2 emissions by hundreds & thousands of metric tonnes.

NFU Mutual has been working with large companies throughout the UK Food and Drink supply chain for over 50 years. Through our Corporate Insurance division, we connect you to a wealth of diverse and niche expertise that can benefit businesses with complex needs. As a mutual, we have no shareholders, so we’re free to concentrate on our customers. We invest time in building true partnerships, and work with you to provide tailored insurance and risk management solutions that deliver sustained value.

Pertemps Driver Training was founded in 2009 as a solution to the increased demand throughout the UK for skilled, trained and compliant drivers. A clear but simple business strategy was built; enhance commercial drivers skills, improve drivers behaviour and reinvest profits into the next generation of drivers.

Think Logistics works to make the logistics, transport and supply chain profession an attractive career of choice. In partnership with leading industry bodies and over 40 logistics companies, Think Logistics works to promote the logistics sector to 11-22 year olds through workshops, mentoring, internships, work placements and support. Think Logistics has gone from strength to strength, but we need more transport and logistics companies to join us and help promote our exciting and rewarding sector. Get in touch to find out how to get involved and support this important initiative and discover the many benefits being part of Think Logistics can bring to your company.

UniCarriers are a well-established materials handling equipment provider with over 50 years’ experience of supplying new counter balance and warehouse trucks into the UK market.

Woodfines provide tailored transport law advice to organisations of all sizes, from small vehicle owners to major logistics companies, representative organisations to local government and enforcement bodies.

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