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Talent in Logistics 2019 awards finalists announced

Talent in Logistics 2019 awards finalists announced

The shortlisted finalists for the 2019 Talent in Logistics Awards – the only event dedicated to the recruitment, development, engagement and retention of the people who keep the cogs of the supply chain turning daily – have been revealed today.

Finalists have been chosen by a group of expert judges from across the sector, including representatives from BITA (British Industrial Truck Association), Career Ready, FSDF (Food Storage and Distribution Federation), Investors in People and the Institute of Leadership and Management.

The winners of the Talent in Logistics Awards will be revealed during a black-tie event on 27th June 2019 at Hilton DoubleTree, Milton Keynes. Following a drinks reception and three-course meal, celebrity host Rod Woodward will present the awards.

With after-dinner entertainment and attendees from leading organisations, the awards ceremony provides businesses with a chance to demonstrate their commitment to nurturing future talent and rewarding their excellent people. It also provides an unrivalled opportunity to network with potential suppliers and customers in a fun and exciting atmosphere.

The shortlisted finalists for the 2019 Talent in Logistics Awards are:

Best Place to Work

AO Logistics
Culina Group
Sainsbury’s Argos

Collaboration in People Development

Euro Car Parts Ltd & Apprentice Assessment Ltd
Sainsbury’s Argos
Vantec Europe Ltd

Industry Ambassador of the Year

Marisa Baker, Kingsley Consulting
Tony Bellott, Northamptonshire Logistics Forum
Bethany Fovargue, NOVUS
Samantha Earl, Pertemps Driver Training
Steve Granite, Think Logistics

Innovation in Recruitment

Business On The Move
Goldstar Transport
Kuehne & Nagel
NN1 Personnel Ltd

Innovative Training Programme

AO Logistics
MA System
Teletrac Navman

Inspirational Leader of the Year

Michael Price, Clipper Logistics
Marc Cowan, DI Logistics
Ben Baldwin, Euro Car Parts Ltd
Emma Ross, Hilti Ltd
Annabel Thompson, Tesco
Ian Loughlin, Vantec Europe Ltd

Instructor of the Year

Dawn Moss, Driver Hire Training
Duncan Spindler, Goldstar Transport
Gavin Layer, Kuehne & Nagel
Matthew Brooks, Rock City Stage Crew
Ryan Small, Small Training Solutions
Paul Lumb, Wincanton

Rising Star of the Year

Martin Cross, AO Logistics
Beth West, Clipper Logistics
Svetlana Lyarska, Clipper Logistics
Charlotte Richardson, David Watson Transport
Jenna Sewell, Sainsbury’s Argos
Tienne Oates, Wincanton

Training Provider of the Year

2 Start Training Ltd
GTG Training Ltd
Phoenix Training
Small Training Solutions
Specialist Training & Consultancy Services Ltd

Training Team of the Year

Eddie Stobart
Kuehne & Nagel
Network Training Partnership

Finalists for the Forklift Operator of the Year and LGV Driver of the Year will be announced in May 2019.

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