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28 Jan, 2022

BIFA Announces the 2021 Freight Service Awards Winners

Former England rugby international Matt Dawson (MBE) hosted the 2021 Freight Service Awards, which took place on January 20, 2021 at The Brewery in London. He entertained over 500 freight forwarders in the audience with stories from his career, including winning the Rugby World Cup in2003.

There were manyexceptional entrantspresent for the 2021 Awards, despite uncertainties caused by the pandemic.A raffle held in support of international development charity, Transaid, raised over£3,600 for a great cause.

In the Specialist Services category, sponsored by Newage, the winner was Your Special Delivery Service Ltd, whilst the other finalists included B&H Worldwide Ltd, Cargo Overseas Ltd, and Kerry Logistics.

Congratulations to all those nominated & Newage wishes all the nominees continued success.

BIFA Director General, Robert Keen presented a Special Recognition Awardto Gordon Day for services to the international freight industry and charitable activities. He has recently retired from the industry after a long & successful career, and is now a stalwart of the London Freight Club and well known to many BIFA members.

Commenting on the event, Keen said: “After a truly extraordinary and very challenging two years, it is great to meet in person to celebrate excellence across the freight forwarding industry, with awards that are now in their 33rd year, and justifiably regarded as the most prestigious in the sector. Once again, BIFA was delighted with the range of entries received from BIFA members that managed to take the time to document their achievements while continuing to manage their businesses through incredibly trying times, which is a testament to their tenacity. I congratulate all the companies that won each category, as well as those that were shortlisted as finalists.”