The UKWA honoured industry members with these trophies.
The warehousing and third-party logistics (3PL) sectors were recognised at the United Kingdom Warehousing Association's (UKWA) Annual Awards for Warehousing 2013 ceremony, held at London's Dorchester Hotel last week.
UKWA's Awards Committee, comprising Phil Culling, chairman of storage systems specialist Redirack; Mel Grainger, ex-chairman of UKWA; and Roger Williams, the association's CEO, chose the winners.
Williams says: "UKWA's Awards are established as symbols of achievement in the 3PL sector and emphasise the importance of logistics within today's economy. The high quality of the entries we received underlines the professionalism that runs through the modern logistics industry."
The award winners are: Training Award - sponsored by DP World London Gateway
Winner: Knights of Old
Technical Innovation Award - sponsored by RediGroup
Winner: Wiley with TGW Ltd
Best New UKWA member - sponsored by Toyota Material Handling
UK Winner: Gem Logistics
Warehouse Manager of the Year - sponsored by Knapp UK Ltd
Winner: Steve Vaughan, Expect Distribution Ltd
Team of the Year - sponsored by Clarion Events
Winner: Century Logistics
Young Employee of the Year - sponsored by Hoppecke Industrial Batteries Ltd
Winner: Sam Greenhalgh, Simarco Worldwide Logistics
Environment Awards - sponsored by Lutterworth EcoLighting Ltd
Winner: Miniclipper Logistics
Customer Service Award - sponsored by Briggs Equipment UK Ltd
Winner: Bibby Distribution & Kellogg UK
Junior Manager of the Year - sponsored by Advanced Business Solutions
Winner: Marie Rickets, Bibby Distribution Ltd
Chairman's Award - sponsored by Motorola Solutions
Winner: Ian Veitch, Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd
Over 400 UKWA members and their guests, together with suppliers to the warehousing industry, attended the ceremony.