2019 Judging panel includes:
The Shipper of the Year Award and the Young Logistics Professional of the Year – are voted for by a panel of judges.
Dr Adele-Louise Carter, Project Manager, LHOFT Project Manager, Kiteway Ltd has a strong logistical background as a Chartered Engineer within the freight and passenger transport arena encompassing, aerospace, rail, maritime and automotive. Work has included International strategic implementations, consultancy, assessments and operational management.
Annie Roberts, Commercial Manager, HLPFI has worked in logistics media for the past five years. She joined HLPFI in 2013 and worked for three years on the editorial team, before becoming responsible for sales and the commercial development of the business. She is also heading up the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards, which will take place in October 2019.
Beth O’Neill, DHL Business Development Director UKI&MLEMEA (LLP Europe) previously FTA Multimodal Young Logistics Professional of the Year 2017 has over 10 years of experience in business development and commercial activities, 6 of which have been within logistics, previously heading up Howard Tenens Commercial Team. Beth now works as part of DHL’s European LLP team focussing on helping companies transition into working with a lead logistics partner in instigating and managing change across the entire supply chain to meet changing business and customer demands.
Danny Clayton, Managing Director, Droptop Business Solutions has over 30 years’ experience in the freight forwarding industry having previously held senior positions within the Allport Cargo Services organisation. Danny now runs Droptop Business Solutions which helps companies improve their digital technology solutions as well as brand presence and marketing. The company also provides consulting on strategic acquisitions.
Daniel MacGregor, Co-founder, Nexiot has over 20 years’ experience in applying technology to business needs. After working at the EmbeddedLab at ETH Zurich, Daniel went on to create and build the multi-million Swiss IoT and AI company, Nexiot from scratch. Nexiot delivers an E2E logistics solution to enable real-time fleet monitoring, predictive maintenance, BCO services and improved asset utilisation for rail freight, intermodal and tank container logistics
Peter Ward, CEO, UK Warehousing Association has over 30 years’ experience in international transportation, logistics and supply chain management with some of the world’s leading logistics providers. Most recently Peter was Director Europe of P&O Nedlloyd Logistics, and Commercial Director at DP World London Gateway prior to joining UKWA as Chief Executive in January 2015.
Robert Jervis, Portfolio Director of Multimodal has been organising transport and logistics events since 1988! As Event Director at Cargo Systems, and later at Informa, Robert has organised the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, The Czech Republic, Italy, Turkey, South Africa, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, the US, Mexico, Panama and Chile.
Robert launched Multimodal in 2008 to serve the needs of the UK shipper and logistics markets
Stavros Evangelakakis, Head of Global Healthcare, Cargolux & Cool Chain Association Chairman joined Cargolux in 1989 where he since has worked in various positions such as reservations, sales, marketing and cooperate marketing, before he went back in sales.
He is a member and driving force of the ‘Keep Cool’ team and is heavily involved promoting Cargolux’ name transporting Temperature sensitive commodities together with this team of specialists.
In 2003 Cargolux joined the Cool Chain Association which strives to implement leading technologies in the interest of performance, safety and customer satisfaction.