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Deadline extended for Van Operator of the Year award

Fleets now have extra time to enter for this year’s Logistics Awards, which include the title for Van Operator of the Year.

Fleets now have a few more weeks to enter for this year’s awards

Run by Logistics UK – the new name for the former Freight Transport Association – the awards recognise those companies and individuals that have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply chain industry in the past 12 months.

Originally due to close on 24 July 2020, submissions are now open until 12pm on 21 August 2020 to give more companies a chance to apply.

The awards ceremony takes place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London on 10 December 2020, FTA’s annual celebration is the one of the biggest events in the logistics calendar.

The following categories are available to enter:

Most Innovative Company of the Year

Most Innovative Product of the Year

Road Freight Operator of the Year

Rail Freight Operator of the Year

Air Business Operator of the Year

Water Business of the Year

International Shipper of the Year (for manufacturers or their logistics partner)

Public Services Operator of the Year 

Van Operator of the Year

Logistics Partner of the Year (consultants, recruitment, technology, services)

Diversity Champion of the Year

Rising Star of the Year

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to an individual for services to logistics and is nominated by the Logistics UK Board.

David Wells, CEO of Logistics UK, said: “We have been so impressed with the level of interest in this year’s Logistics Awards, but in these challenging times, we also understand many companies have not yet had the opportunity to complete their submissions. I am pleased to announce we are extending the deadline for entries for a few weeks; don’t miss out on this opportunity to make the industry aware of your invaluable work and establish yourselves as an example of excellence amongst your peers.”

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.

Natalie edits all the Fleet World websites and newsletters, and loves to hear about any latest industry news.

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