FLTA Awards for Excellence
The 26th FLTA Awards for Excellence event was streamed live on 10 April after being twice postponed due to the pandemic.
The first winner of the night was B&B Attachments, which won Supplier of the Year.
Dealer of the Year went to Truckmasters Handling.
The Safe Site Award was won by Devenish Nutrition for its proactive approach and commitment to improving safety across multiple sites.
The Environment Award went to JCB for its 30-19E, the world's first electric telescopic forklift. This new product has zero emissions and minimal sound pollution, making it ideal for urban environments.
Earning its 10th award to date, Combilift received the Innovation Award for its electric front and rear wheel drive combination.
Linde won the Ergonomics Award for its N20C steering wheel.
The Safety Award was won by Hyster for its hinged elevating operator cabin on the Hyster RS46 ReachStacker.
The Apprentice of the Year Award was presented to Kieran Hale, while Richard Haye picked up the Services to the Industry Award in recognition of his work at Brindley Lift Truck Services and his invaluable contributions to the FLTA and CFTS over the years.
The final honour of the night was the Lifetime Achievement Award which was awarded to Prospero Girardi, for his extraordinary career at Hitec and unwavering commitment to customers and staff alike.
FLTA director Tim Waples says the FLTA Awards for Excellence highlight the remarkable accomplishments of the sector and this year was no exception.
"It is also important to recognise the efforts of the other nominees in each category. All of the entries we received represent a clear commitment to delivering unrivalled services and ingenious products designed to make a real difference to the industry."