Following an outstanding number of entrants this year, Logistics UK has announced the finalists in the running to win an accolade at its prestigious Logistics Awards 2021. Logistics UK’s Board will now complete the final round of judging and the winner of each category will be announced at a celebratory gala dinner to be held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Thursday 9 December 2021, with entertainment to be provided by talented stand-up comedian, podcaster and radio presenter, Ed Gamble.

Sponsored by AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust), Brigade Electronics, Logistics UK Fuel Card and Logistics UK Recovery Service, the awards recognise and celebrate the businesses and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply industry.

Kevin Green, Director of Marketing and Communications for Logistics UK, comments: “Our shortlist truly represents the ‘best of the best’; the businesses and individuals that have supported the UK logistics industry and wider economy through a challenging 12 months and continue to deliver outstanding work. The judges were impressed with the breadth and quality of entrants this year; I would like to congratulate all of our shortlisted entries and I wish them the best of luck for the ceremony.”

The shortlisted entrants for Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2021 are:

Special Recognition Award – Outstanding Response to COVID

Alliance Healthcare UK and Alloga UK
Fresh Pastures
Hermes UK
National Highways
Port of Dover
Uniserve Ltd

Most Innovative Company of the Year

Clipper Logistics
Gemini Corporation N.V.
PML (Perishable Movements Ltd)
The City of London Corporation

Most Innovative Product of the Year

Brigade Electronics plc
Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK – Mercedes-Benz Actros
Nexus Vehicle Rental
Radwell International

Road Freight Operator of the Year

Chalford Building Supplies Ltd
Collett & Sons Ltd
Stagefreight Ltd
The Sofa Delivery Company

Air Business of the Year

Kerry Logistics
Uniserve Ltd

Rail Business of the Year

DB Cargo UK
Maritime Transport

Water Business of the Year

PD Ports
Port of Dover

International Shipper of the Year

MH Logistics
Radwell International

Sigma Recycling Inc.

Public Services Operator of the Year

Clipper Logistics
National Highways
MH Logistics

Van Operator of the Year
Shortlist to be announced following the Van Awards in September.

Logistics Partner of the Year

AEB (International) Ltd
Howard Tenens Logistics
Hurricane Commerce
Noatum logistics
Roper Rhodes and Wincanton
Uniserve Ltd

Diversity Champion of the Year

Clipper Logistics
Gemini Corporation N.V.
MH Logistics

Rising Star of the Year

Alistair Plant, Business Development Manager, Carlton Forest 3PL
Joe Murfitt, Central Hub Operations Manager, Pall-Ex
Nicola Foley, Assistant General Manager, Wincanton
Paul Mullen, Director of Fulfilment, MH Logistics
Rasin Khayaguli, The City of London Corporation
Rosie Crowther, European Marketing Assistant, Radwell International
Ryan Parr, Operations Director, PML (Perishable Movements Ltd)

Environment Champion of the Year

DB Cargo UK
Hermes UK

Menzies Distribution
Scottish Water

The evening promises to be packed full of conversation, networking and insights for leaders across the logistics sector. It is a great opportunity to celebrate and reward your team and host clients at a prestigious industry event. For more information, or to register for a table, please visit

There is currently an early bird discount offer, which expires Friday 27 August – book now to avoid disappointment.

Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With COVID-19, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods. For more information about the organisation and its work, including its ground-breaking research into the impacts of COVID-19 on the whole supply chain, please visit