UKWA announces awards short list

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The UK Warehousing Association has announced the finalists for its 2012 awards. They are:

Customer Service Award
• Paul Ponsonby
• Torque
• Century Logistics

Training Award
• PF Whitehead
• Briggs Equipment UK – forklift service engineers apprenticeship scheme
• Briggs Equipment – Homebase forklift operator training programme

Technology and Innovation
• Elddis Transport (Consett)
• P&O Ferries
• Redirack

Best New UKWA Member
• Williams Shipping Transport
• Warehouse Holdings

Warehouse Manager of the Year
• Steve Kavanagh – Amethyst Group
• Steve Nelson – Boughey Distribution
• Leigh Brown – Edwards Transport (Shropshire)

Team of the Year
• Amethyst Group
• Wincanton Plc – Coddington site
• Wincanton Plc – repair & overhaul centre

Environment Award
• Boughey Distribution
• Elddis Transport (Consett)

Young Employee of the Year
• Joanne Dolan – Paul Ponsonby
• Jamie Bonwick – Boughey Distribution
• Kara Pyne – Century Logistics

The overall winner of each category will be announced at the UKWA’s Awards for Warehousing Ceremony which takes place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday 4th July.

UKWA’s chief executive officer, Roger Williams, said: “We are grateful to all those companies that entered this year’s Awards for Warehousing and the ones that did not make the shortlist of finalists should not be put off from entering in future years. The high number and quality of the entries we received underlines the professionalism that runs through the modern logistics industry.”

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