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The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to reveal the finalists of the 28th annual BIFA Freight Service Awards. After a rigorous judging process, 37 finalists from 28 BIFA Member companies are in contention for awards across ten categories.

The finalists are as follows:

General categories
Project Forwarding Award, sponsored by Peter Lole & Co:
Laser Transport International Ltd
OIA Global Ltd
Panalpina World Transport Ltd
U Cargo LLP

Specialist Services Award, sponsored by Forward Computers:
Blackthorne International Transport Ltd
Charles Kendall Freight Ltd
James Cargo Services Ltd
Priority Freight Ltd

Staff Development Award, sponsored by Albacore Systems:
Customs Clearance Ltd
DSV Road Ltd
Expeditors International (UK) Ltd
Uniserve Group

Supply Chain Management Award, sponsored by BoxTop Technologies:
Allport Cargo Services Ltd
Expeditors International (UK) Ltd
Ligentia UK Ltd
Unsworth Global Logistics

Individual category
Young Freight Forwarder Award, sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo:
Simon Arnold of Unity Logistics Ltd
Nikki Hall of Embassy Freight Services (UK)
Adam Harris of Heritage International Freight
Lee Wells of 512 (Sheffield) Ltd

Modal categories:
Air Cargo Services Award, sponsored by IAG Cargo:
512 (Sheffield) Ltd
MIQ Logistics Ltd
Uniserve Group

European Logistics Award, sponsored by TT Club:
Delamode PLC
Espace Europe Ltd
International Forwarding Ltd
Uniserve Group

Ocean Services Award, sponsored by Port of Antwerp:
512 (Sheffield)
Greenshields Cowie & Co Ltd
U Cargo LLP

Specialist Categories:
Cool Award, sponsored by American Airlines Cargo:
Metro Shipping Ltd
Morgan Cargo Ltd
Panalpina World Transport Ltd

Extra Mile Award, sponsored by Descartes:
MIQ Logistics Ltd
OIA Global Ltd
Shippio Ltd
Simarco International Ltd

The victors will be revealed by guest host, Sharron Davies MBE, and category sponsors at the BIFA Awards Ceremony Luncheon to be held on Thursday 19th January 2017 at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London, EC1. Tickets are available from the BIFA Awards website:

Information on the Ceremony/Host is here:

Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General, commented: “We were pleased by the response once again this year. The awards encourage entries from small, medium and large companies, with the
goal of identifying the highest standards of quality across the British freight forwarding and logistics sector. Every year Members tell us that they benefit from the process of application. Often in compiling the entry, managers and staff learn better ways of doing things. I would like to thank all the entrants and wish the finalists every success.”
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