The judges praised the winning company for the coordination of a large and complex airfreight project, which included the organisation of 12 consecutive flights delivering oversize modules.
Hansa Meyer Global Transport
While this was a tough category for our panel, the judges were impressed with the winning network’s vetting procedures, success of its annual meetings and the provision of specialised training programmes.
Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN)
The judges were impressed by the improvements this company’s innovation had made in terms of efficiency, flexibility and safety. The sheer size of this world-record innovation made for a worthy winner.
Sarens - SGC 250 crane
Steve Drugan was described by our judges as a hallmark of our industry, someone who has tremendous influence on the lives of the individuals that they have worked with, and a mentor.
Steve Drugan, Senior Vice President, deugro group
Judges praised our winner for overcoming a number of challenges to seamlessly deliver a large project, including the demonstration of thorough knowledge about the regulations in North America.
Barnhart Crane & Rigging
The winner of this award presented a highly diverse and successful facility, demonstrating a clear commitment to safety and investment - not only in the expansion and improvement of their facilities but also in the use of new technology.
Duluth Cargo Connect
The judges were in awe of the level of planning involved in the project submitted by the finalist, from their training and recruitment programme to the investment in new technology, IT infrastructure and port assets.
Blue Water Shipping
The winner of this award displayed a visible commitment to upholding the highest safety standards. The judges were particularly impressed by this company's use of innovative technology in order to improve its safety records.
The judges praised this shipping line not only for their proven track record for safety and commitment to the heavy lift and project cargo industry, but also their excellent approach to the future challenges, requirements and high class engineering capabilities.
This year’s winner wowed our judges with their impressive use of technology to provide strong and consistent training globally.