The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has held its annual Freight Service Awards, hosted by former football player and team manager, Kevin Keegan.

The luncheon was held at The Brewery in London and attracted a record-breaking audience of over 500, and raised over £3,500 for international development charity, Transaid.

Winners were named for the different categories, with Noatum Logistics winning the Air Cargo Services category, sponsored by IAG Cargo, beating Deugro (UK), GEODIS Freight Forwarding UK and Mandarin Global Logistics.

In the other categories, Westbound Logistics won the European Logistics award, Uniserve Group won the Ocean Services category, JCS Livestock won the Cool & Special Cargoes category, Anchor Freight won the Extra Mile Award, Deugro (UK) won the Project Forwarding category and Seafast Logistics won the Specialist Services award.

In the Staff Development category, GEODIS Freight Forwarding came out on top and Killick Martin & Co won the Supply Chain Management category.

Thomas Low of OIA Global was named Apprentice of the Year and the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year award went to Thomas Frost of GEODIS Freight Forwarding.

Steve Parker, Director General of BIFA, says, “Now in their 34th year, the Freight Service Awards provide the perfect opportunity to come together and celebrate excellence within the sector and it was a pleasure to participate in something that is so highly regarded throughout the industry.”