We are pleased to yet again be sponsoring the BIFA European Logistics Award
Now in its 24th year, the BIFA Awards are recognised as one of the most prestigious in the industry. The competition encourages and rewards high standards and professionalism, representing the ultimate recognition of special achievements in different sectors of the industry. Past finalists and winners have benefited from enhanced company profiles through substantial media coverage in the trade press, and high visibility at the awards ceremony itself.
The competition culminates in a ceremony luncheon which this year will take place onThursday 17th January 2013
at the Brewery in Chiswell Street, London EC1. The gathering of some 450 BIFA Members and their guests provides a valuable opportunity to praise the well-deserving winners, as well as networking with colleagues, customers and other industry representatives.
The full list of Awards and how to enter can be found onBIFA's website
. The closing date for entries isFriday 21st September at 5.00pm.
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