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.
Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director of Cargo iQ began his career with Polar Air Cargo before setting up change management consultancy, TCEN. He moved on to work for Saudi Airlines as Director Global Key Accounts. In 2015, Ariaen became Executive Director, Cargo iQ, driving a new industry standard audit and certification scheme.
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
Dr Naomi Irvine
Dr Naomi Irvine, Director of Naomi Irvine Ltd has extensive experience of in the fields of equality, diversity and inclusion, organisational development and leadership development. She is an accredited coach and ‘Fierce Conversations’ facilitator, and specialises in helping individuals at all levels to find their voice in complex organisations - through courageous conversations, coaching, reflective practice, interdisciplinary working, and workplace learning.
She draws on a wide and varied evidence base to stimulate constructive dialogue, and to challenge inequalities, myths and stereotypes. Naomi contextualises EDI interventions in the workplace as conscious, incremental and sustained programmes of cultural change, in which everyone is empowered and skilled to ask questions of themselves, their teams and their organisation.
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
SueTerpilowski, Managing Director, Image Line Communications; President of WISTA UK & Chair Maritime UK - Women in Maritime Taskforce started her own company Image Line over 31 years ago. Image Line specialises PR for the freight, maritime & ports and materials handling sectors.
She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and is their new Policy Chair.
Sue is the Chair of Maritime UK, Women’s Task Group and the President of WISTA UK.