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UKWA Awards for Warehousing finalists announced

UKWA – the United Kingdom Warehousing Association – has announced the finalists for each category in this year’s UKWA Awards for Warehousing. They are:
Customer Service Award
• Paul Ponsonby Ltd
• Torque
• Century Logistics Ltd
Training Award
• PF Whitehead
• Briggs Equipment UK Ltd – forklift service engineers apprenticeship scheme
• Briggs Equipment – Homebase forklift operator training programme
Technology and Innovation
• Elddis Transport (Consett) Ltd
• P&O Ferries
• Redirack Ltd
Best New UKWA Member
• Williams Shipping Transport Ltd
• Warehouse Holdings Ltd
Warehouse Manager of the Year
• Steve Kavanagh – Amethyst Group
• Steve Nelson – Boughey Distribution
• Leigh Brown – Edwards Transport (Shropshire) Ltd
Team of the Year
• Amethyst Group
• Wincanton Plc – Coddington site
• MDA Ltd
• Wincanton Plc – repair & overhaul centre
Environment Award
• MDA Ltd
• Boughey Distribution
• Elddis Transport (Consett) Ltd
Young Employee of the Year
• Joanne Dolan – Paul Ponsonby Ltd
• Jamie Bonwick – Boughey Distribution
• Kara Pyne – Century Logistics Ltd

The overall winner of each category will be announced at the UKWA’s Awards for Warehousing Ceremony which takes place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday July 4th.

UKWA’s chief executive officer, Roger Williams, commented: "We are grateful to all those companies that entered this year’s Awards for Warehousing and the ones that did not make the shortlist of finalists should not be put off from entering in future years. The high number and quality of the entries we received underlines the professionalism that runs through the modern logistics industry."

UKWA’s Awards are established as symbols of achievement in the 3PL sector and emphasise the importance of logistics within today’s economy.

The Awards ceremony and Luncheon is widely regarded as one of the premier networking events in the logistics industry’s calendar. This year over 400 UKWA members and their guests are expected to attend.

For details of ticket prices and availability please contact Jacquie Corderoy at UKWA on (tel) 0207 836 5522.

The UKWA Awards for Warehousing 2012 are sponsored by Jungheinrich UK Ltd, Hoppecke Industrial Batteries Ltd, Lutterworth EcoLighting Ltd, Redirack Ltd, Knapp UK Ltd, Toyota Material Handling UK Ltd, Clarion Events Ltd, Briggs Equipment UK Ltd, RedPrairie and Psion (UK) Ltd.

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