The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has unveiled the shortlist for its Freight Service Awards, including the coveted Project Forwarding Award.


BIFA Director General, Robert Keen at the 2022 awards

26 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted this year across the nine service categories:

Project Forwarding Award, sponsored by Macbeth incorporating Peter Lole Insurance Brokers

deugro (UK)

Good Logistics


Wallis Shipping Services


Air Cargo Services Award, sponsored by IAG Cargo

deugro (UK)

Geodis Freight Forwarding UK

Mandarin Global Logistics

Noatum Logistics


European Logistics Award, sponsored by TT Club

Brunel European

Ewals Cargo Care

NNR Global Logistics

Westbound Logistics.


Ocean Services Award, sponsored by Port Express

DG International Group

Ligentia UK

Mapcargo International

Uniserve Group


Cool and Special Cargoes Award, sponsored by American Airlines Cargo

James Cargo Services

Seafast Cold-Chain


Extra Mile Award, sponsored by Descartes

Anchor Freight

Coyote Logistics UK

deugro (UK)

Unsworth UK


Specialist Services Award, sponsored by Thyme-IT


Freight Logistics Solutions

Seafast Logistics



Staff Development Award, sponsored by Albacore Systems

Geodis Freight Forwarding UK

LV Shipping

Speedy Freight

Uniserve Group


Supply Chain Management Award, sponsored by BoxTop Technologies

B&H Worldwide

Freight Logistics Solutions

Killick Martin & Co

Ligentia UK


The finalists in the Apprentice of the Year category, sponsored by Seetec Outsource, are Cameron Smith, Ligentia UK; Elliot Haldane, Geodis Freight Forwarding UK; Jacob Kennerley, Cargo Overseas; Joel Amado, Aramex UK; Kelly Bell, Good Logistics, and Thomas Low, OIA Global.

In the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year category, sponsored by Virgin Atlantic Cargo, the finalists are Thomas Frost, Geodis Freight Forwarding UK; Dalya Henry, ITD Global; Kyle Lawrence, OIA Global; Jordan Prangnell, Ligentia UK; Jenna Speed, Kuehne + Nagel; and Cheryl Sullivan, Ucargo Pacific Logistics.

Robert Keen, BIFA’s director general, commented: “Since our last awards ceremony, BIFA members have continued to face and overcome many challenges across all modes of transport, to manage many of the UK’s visible supply chains and keep trade moving.

“Many entries to the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2022 document the obstacles encountered by our members and the innovative measures taken to overcome them while continuing to manage their businesses during very challenging times.”

The winners will be announced at the BIFA Annual Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on January 19, 2023.