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The shortlisted finalists for the Talent in Logistics Awards, the only event dedicated to recognising and rewarding the people who train, lead and inspire front line teams in the transport and logistics industry, are announced today.
 
Those shortlisted for the Talent in Logistics Awards, which highlight the importance of excellence in training, learning and development, include managers, instructors, trainers and apprentices from training providers, in-house training departments, and organisations, both large and small, across the supply chain. Individuals and teams from several well-known companies, including Tesco, Royal Mail, XPO Logistics and John Lewis Partnership, are among the finalists.
 
See the full list of Talent in Logistics Awards 2017 finalists here: http://www.talentinlogistics.co.uk/finalists/
 
Finalists have been selected by a panel of industry experts, including event media partners SHD Logistics, Transport Operator, Health and Safety at Work and Training Journal, and representatives from the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport), RHA (Road Haulage Association), FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association), Women in Logistics and charity Transaid.
 
The Talent in Logistics Awards take place on 22nd June 2017 in the West Midlands, and will celebrate the unique skills and achievements of the people that keep the logistics sector, and the country, running.  Taking place over a gourmet three-course dinner at the Telford International Centre, special guest Tim Vine, stand-up comedian and star of BBC sitcom ‘Not Going Out’, will present the Awards. 
 
The Awards will provide a unique opportunity for guests to network and build beneficial relationships with their training industry peers, and the leading logistics decision makers for training procurement.  Employers can also attend the Awards with their teams to demonstrate their commitment to skills and future talent, or with key customers to reinforce their values and provide meaningful brand experience.
 
To buy tickets for the Awards evening, or a whole table for your team and valued customers, visit: www.talentinlogistics.co.uk/booking-form/
 
The shortlisted finalists for the Talent in Logistics Awards 2017 are:
 
LGV Driver Training Provider of the Year – Sponsored by Merlin Supply Chain Solutions
Ken Irwin Class One Driver Training
Goldstar Transport Ltd
Hills Driver Training
Pertemps Driver Academy
Newcroft Training Ltd
Horsepower Training Ltd
Tockwith Training Services Ltd
2 Start Ltd
 
LGV Instructor of the Year – sponsored by the National Register of LGV Instructors
Leslie Steers- Martin's Driver Training
Anthony Taylor- Tesco
Richard Salter- J Coates HGV services Ltd
Joseph Vickers- 2 Start Ltd
Mark Liggins- Goldstar Transport Ltd
Golman Gurung- Mainstream
 
Driver CPC Instructor of the Year
Martin Ready- John Lewis Partnership
Iain Case- UK Training Team
Kevin Dewsnip- David Watson Transport Ltd
James Kirwin- JK Transport Training Ltd
Andy Leonard- All Training Ltd
Myra Ferguson- Rexel UK Ltd
Martin Illing- DMP Training (UK) Ltd
 
Driver CPC Training Provider of the Year 
Oakwood Training Solutions Ltd
JK Transport Training Services Ltd
Newcroft Training Ltd
DLT Training Ltd
Tesco
UK Training Team
Transport Consulting Company
John Kearney CPC Training
 
Transport Manager of the Year
Mair Jones- NPT Homes
Tommy McGregor-Smith- Fenwick Haulage Ltd
Mark McKenna- K McKenna Haulage
 
LGV Driver of the Year – sponsored by Pertemps Driver Training
Gary Newell- Wincanton Logistics Services
Graham Hirst- Gregory Distribution
Emma Ryan- John Lewis Partnership
Gordon Connon- R&J Milne Ltd
 
Training/ L&D Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Specialised Training Services
Sandra Macdonald-Ames- Pertemps Driver Training
Andy O’Neill- Nagel Langdons
Chris Walls- E.H. Booths & Co Limited
Martin Ready- John Lewis Partnership
 
Health and Safety Leader of the Year
Clifford Hall- Richard Read Transport Ltd
Sandra Fisher- Royal Mail UK
Steven Mandich- Bradford Swissport Limited
Beverley Knight- Palletforce Ltd
 
Training Team of the Year
Goldstar Training Department
XPO Logistics Driver CPC Training Team
Tesco National CPC Team
NOVUS
PepsiCo UK Supply Chain - Transport Training Team
 
Training Program of the Year
XPO Logistics Operational Compliance Training Program
Driving Ambition - System Training - 
Pertemps Driver Training for Royal Mail Group
Maxim Logistics - 'Home Grown Talent'
 
Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Training Provider of the Year
Small Training Solutions
Phoenix Training
Global FLT
Operator Training Solutions Ltd
Wincanton Training Services
J & D Training Ltd
 
Lift Truck Instructor of the Year – sponsored by Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK
Maurice Clay- TNT UK Ltd
Antony Smith- Boots UK
Ken Richardson- Operator Training Solutions Ltd
Andrew Blatch- Elliott  
Richard Clayton- RTC Training
Stephen Green- Wincanton Logistics Services 
Gareth Richards- Puffin Produce Ltd
Ken Saward- Mentor Training Solutions 
Mark Dobson- CEVA Logistics
Kay Herbert- Global FLT Ltd
 
International Forklift Operator of the Year – sponsored by UniCarriers
Adam Hayes, trained and employed by Travis Perkins 
Dale Smith, trained and employed by Wilko Retail Ltd 
Dariusz Mocny, trained and employed by Wincanton
Emily White, trained and employed by System Training 
Kris Scarborough, trained and employed by Wilko Retail Ltd
Kristian Sherratt, trained and employed by Travis Perkins 
Matthew Vassallo, trained and employed by Hasbro
Richard Humpage, trained and employed by TJX Europe
Samantha Tyson, trained and employed by PPG 
Simon Bottomley, trained by Manx Industrial Training Services and employed by Nasaleze 
Srinivasa Devappa, trained and employed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited 
Thomas Birkbeck, trained and employed by KP Snacks
 
Apprentice of the Year
Remie Tomkins- Maxim Logistics
Christina Wilcox- CEMEX UK Ltd
Dean Dodds- Moody Logistics and Storage
Alice Dunn- Maxim Logistics
Byron Hall- Merlin Supply Chain Solutions
 
Lifetime Contribution to Training & Development in Logistics – sponsored by Mentor FLT Training
Andy Lawrence- Maxim Logistics
Chris Sales- Chris Sales FLT Training
Paul Moon- 2 Start Ltd
Adrian Thomas- Pertemps Driver Training
Prof Richard Wilding OBE- Cranfield School of Management
 
For more information, visit www.talentinlogistics.co.uk, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call +44(0)1952 520 216.
 

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