The year’s winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award – Chris Kent from Pentagon Freight Services – has been at the vanguard of the industry for five decades, with a name that resonates in all corners of the globe.


Chris Kent wins the LIfetime Achievement Award 2022

Chris Kent (left) wins the Lifetime Achievement Award 2022.

As one of our judges said: “What sets him apart and distinguishes him is his impressive versatility, having worked in so many different project sectors and having worked in many different geographical regions.”

With first-class references as a person, mentor, and superbly experienced project expert, he is a name well known not just due to time served by to due to the manner in which he has done so – a person to aspire to be alike.

Our judges noted, “you can teach skills, but you build experience - and it takes time. We are lucky that people like him remain in the industry long after they could have retreated to their pipe and slippers, sharing their expertise as well as support to build the next generation of logistics professional.”

Now celebrating 50 years in the project forwarding sector, Chris garnered an impressive track record in the sector, from Kuehne & Nagel, Panprojects, and deugro, before returning to Pentagon Freight Services where he serves as global project director.