The annual awards are designed to provide an opportunity to recognise, reward and celebrate professionals within the transport, warehousing and logistics industries that are inspiring and developing future talent.
“Talent in Logistics is the only awards completely dedicated to recognising the exceptional individuals that are essential to the success of the logistics and transport sector,” said Capitb, which also owns workplace transport training body RTITB and the new National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI).
“Uniquely, the awards also recognise the learning and development professionals that work tirelessly to attract, train and retain the very best people for this important sector.
“Entering the Talent in Logistics Awards online… is completely free of charge and enables organisations to demonstrate their commitment to quality training, and acknowledge the exceptional skills of their staff.”
The award categories for this year’s event are as follows: Apprentice of the Year, Forklift Operator of the Year (sponsored by UniCarriers UK Ltd), Driver CPC Instructor of the Year, Warehouse Manager of the Year (sponsored by Linde Sterling), Training Manager of the Year, Training Programme of the Year, Training Team of the Year, LGV Driver of the Year, Driver CPC Training Provider of the Year, Forklift Instructor of the Year, Forklift Training Provider of the Year, H&S Leader of the Year, LGV Driver Training Provider of the Year, LGV Instructor of the Year, Transport Manager of the Year, and a Lifetime Contribution Award.
Nominations are now open, and can be made by visiting this page on the website and completing the entry form. Nominations close on 2 March 2018.
The shortlist of finalists will be announced in April 2018 and the winners will be revealed during a black tie awards evening at the Telford International Centre on 21 June 2018. At the event, guests will have the chance to socialise and network, both with other learning and development professionals and potential suppliers.
A celebrity host will then announce which individuals, teams and companies have won the prestigious Talent in Logistics Awards 2018.
Tickets for the Awards can be booked via the website now, at special early bird rates.
Prior to the Awards evening, the Talent in Logistics Conference will take place at the Telford International Centre. The conference includes seminars, panel discussions and debates exploring the key issues facing managers and instructors in warehousing, logistics and transport. There will also be practical demonstrations to help improve LGV and forklift safety, and the Grand Finals of the 2018 Forklift Operator of the Year and Forklift Instructor of the Year competitions will also take place on the day.
Promotional opportunities are also available for organisations wishing to sponsor an award.