CILT NW awards

The winners of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics North West annual awards for Education and Excellence, in association with Peel Ports Group and CAST UK, were announced on 14 June at a ceremony held at Manchester’s prestigious Midland Hotel.

The awards were presented Terry Scuoler, chief executive of EEF, the manufacturer’s organisation.

The awards, now in their fifth year, cover both freight and - for the first time - passenger transport in the North West of England.

Gavin Shannon, logistics director at Kammac and chairman of NW Region of CILT(UK), said: “The North West has a vibrant professional logistics and transport industry, and we are delighted to be able to recognise some of the outstanding people and companies who work here.”

The winners of the CILT NW Education and Excellence 2013 awards included David Lomax of Wincanton/ASDA (Young Manager of the Year sponsored by Driving Link), ArrowXL (Best Practice in Freight Transport sponsored by TACL), AECOM (Environmental Improvement in Freight Transport sponsored by Stobart Group) and Lynn McEwen of Tachograph Analysis Consultants (Service to the Industry in Freight Transport sponsored by ArrowXL).

The Lifetime Achievement award sponsored by Kammac went to William Gwynfor Thomas OBE.