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AAI Group
Corrigan Bentley
DP World
ECU Worldwide
Globelink Fallow Ltd
Hamburg Sud
Hutchison Ports
Kestrel Global Logistics logo
Maersk Line
NMT Shipping
Seago Line

Sponsor the Global Freight Awards

As a Global Freight Awards sponsor, you’ll be able to showcase your brand to a highly-specialised and targeted audience.

Plus you can seize the networking and relationship-building opportunities our exciting awards events offer.

  • Build brand awareness with up to eight months of international publicity
  • Reach your target audience – the awards generate huge interest from the worldwide freight and logistics community
  • Be seen and remembered at the Global Freight Awards evening and network with the most senior freighting professionals in the industry
  • Benefit from a customised sponsorship package to suit your individual business needs
  • Receive dedicated support from our committed team throughout the Global Freight Awards campaign.


We will welcome over 500 freight and logistics industry experts, from SME’s to large multinationals at the event later this year, and your logo could be facing them all. As well as your company logo gaining high exposure, you will also receive a complimentary table at the event, with wine and a delicious three-course meal for you and your guests.

For further information contact Nick Marsh on +44 (0)20 3377 3964 or email

2017 sponsors










AAI Group are a Global Logistics provider who have been engineering supply chains on behalf of clients since 1989.


We offer a complete “Multi-Modal” logistics service which is often bespoke to meet each individual client’s requirements.


Having a network of offices and agents spanning the globe enables AAI Group to compete in the core trade lanes along with emerging markets.


The company offer a personal managed solution which is enhanced by the quality of personnel employed by the group and is the foundation for our success.




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AAL is a global and award-winning breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo operator. One of the largest carriers in the sector and a trusted partner for oil & gas, mining, energy, construction and agriculture majors, we provide a unique ‘total’ multipurpose shipping solution, comprising:

  • Tramp & Projects solutions: tailor-made chartering services for any cargo and compass point.
  • Liner Services: scheduled and regular sailings connecting Asia Pacific and Oceania.
  • Semi-Liner Services: fixed-route sailings with highly flexible port calls between Asia, ME, Americas and Europe.


Our mpp fleet is the sector’s youngest and combines extreme heavy lift (700mt max) with market leading in-take. New vessel acquisitions form part of a strategic focus to lead the ‘Mega-Size’ mpp vessel segment (30,000+ dwt), offering unparalleled economies of scale to customers on every fixture and breaking new ground in a single carrier’s ability to transport huge volumes of multipurpose, project heavy lift and unitised cargo on a single sailing. 










BoxTop Technologies, founded in 1995, is an innovative leader in the provision of freight management and supply chain software, providing technical solutions designed specifically for international freight forwarders and logistics providers.


Operations - We cater for all modes of transport (including courier) and manage Import, Export and Domestic movements.  Each job lets you create all relevant documentation as well as manage all costs and charges necessary for invoicing.


Accounts - BoxTop manages all your financial data relating to the job.  We provide an extensive library of reports including a real-time profit and loss report.  Sales invoices and purchase invoices are then transferred into your main accounts package.


Sales CRM - Our Sales module lets your sales team manage their appointments as well as record potential opportunities.  An in-depth CRM dashboard displays real-time information including quotes (accepted and not accepted), number of jobs, latest activity and current financial status.


Warehousing - Works on two levels, you can simply manage goods in by entering weight, dimensions and a location or you can offer a stock storage, pick and pack facility.  We provide your customer with free up to the minute stock inventory detail together with the ability to create pick orders online.


BoxTrax Web Portal - This fully inclusive tool provides your customers with an array of different information, tailored to their own requirements.  Used stand alone or in conjunction with their in-house systems we allow them to get visibility of current shipments, place and manage purchase orders, view and pick stock, create new bookings and access individual KPI reports.







CargoSmart Limited provides global shipment management software solutions that enable shippers, consignees, logistics service providers, NVOCCs, and ocean carriers to improve planning and on-time deliveries. With a growing network of container carriers and terminals, CargoSmart leverages big data sources and a cloud-based platform to offer award-winning sailing schedules, visibility, documentation, contract management, compliance, and benchmarking solutions.


Launched in 2000, CargoSmart has helped over 160,000 transportation and logistics professionals to increase delivery reliability, lower transportation costs, and streamline operations. For more information, please visit





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Smart, real-time information – it’s what drives day-to-day trade through UK ports and airports, and it’s what Community Network Services (CNS) provides.


Shipping lines, airlines, freight forwarders, shippers, sheds, terminal operators, Customs and other inspection agencies, hauliers, railway operators… They all depend on a swift flow of import and export information. Without it, trade would simply grind to a halt.


CNS’ systems are at the heart of the process, facilitating the electronic handling of all import and export information, ensuring that the right people have the right facts at their fingertips. The alternative? We’d all be buried in a paper chase of nightmarish proportions. At CNS, we are proud of the role we play in keeping that trade moving, through the services we provide to businesses across the maritime and air logistics sectors.


For further information, please take a look at our website: or drop us an e mail:






Corrigan Bentley






Corrigan Bentley are a specialist search organisation, recruiting for the Freight Forwarding and Logistics industry, operating within the UK and internationally. We offer ‘one-stop’ staffing solutions, recruiting recent graduates through to board-level directors, from sales and marketing through to operational and support professionals. Corrigan Bentley are home to a team of dedicated, hardworking individuals who partner our clients and candidates in a professional, consultative and sympathetic manner.






DP World is the only terminal operator to provide a choice of two deep water ports in the UK – DP World Southampton on the south coast and DP World London Gateway, on the River Thames estuary.


Together they provide unrivalled, quick and easy access to the key consumer markets in the UK.


DP World Southampton has been voted the UK’s number one performing terminal and DP World London Gateway is one of the most modern state of the art port and logistics hubs in the UK.


DP World in the UK can provide operational back up to cargo owners’ supply chains and reduce the risk of vessel delays.


So, change the way you think about your supply chain. Choose one operator and enjoy multiple benefits for your supply chain.













ECU WORLDWIDE is the leading global consolidator. With 200+ offices across 90+ countries worldwide, ECU WORLDWIDE offers neutral and bespoke sea freight solutions for LCL and FCL alongside a range of value added services including customs clearance, inland distribution, cross trades and warehouse handling.













FCL Global Forwarding is arguably the fastest growing Independent freight forwarder in the UK. At FCL Global Forwarding we specialise in the movement of goods by Air, Sea and Road.

Our business was formed during October 2012 in Birmingham and since that point has expanded into Scotland & the South East England with the opening of our Glasgow and London branches. We have enjoyed an average of 70% annual growth in our revenues since 2012 and have been entrusted  to move cargo for 500+ customers along the way.

Our commitment to building long-lasting, meaningful and sustainable relationships with both our suppliers and customers are the cornerstones of our success. Our philosophy is simple “To add value to our customers business through personalised logistics solutions”.

We are extremely proud to be presenting the “Life Time Contribution to Freight” award at the Global Freight Awards 2017 !











Freightliner is honoured to once again sponsor the Container Line of the Year award at this year’s Global Freight Awards.


Freightliner is a modern and dynamic logistics provider and a market leader in terms of reliability and service. With a widespread national network, Freightliner Ltd can move maritime containers from the deep sea ports of Felixstowe, Southampton, Tilbury and London Gateway to all major conurbations in the UK.


Freightliner owns and operates 8 of the 12 inland terminals served, collectively handling over 770,000 containers per year and is the only UK rail freight operator with its own fleet of road vehicles.  This offers customers the complete logistics package and ensures satisfaction at every step of the journey from port to end delivery.


Freightliner’s skilled and knowledgeable workforce, continued investment in its terminal network, state of the art rolling stock, handling equipment and container handling IT systems ensure that Freightliner Ltd handles each container efficiently and quickly to keep up with and exceed customer demand.  Investments include updated cranes at their Southampton terminal to ensure growing container market demands can be met.


Increasing network utilisation and lowering carbon emission, PowerHaul locomotives have greater fuel efficiency, higher haulage and acceleration capabilities than any current diesel locomotive in the UK.


The use of Freightliner’s ‘Shortliner’ wagons maximises port and inland capacity, reduces CO2 emissions and increases network utilisation by increasing the amount of boxes that can be hauled.   By combining ‘Shortliner’ wagons with the more traditional 60ft platform, Freightliner is able to haul longer and heavier trains which reflects the market shift towards an increased 40ft requirement but with the ability to satisfy the remaining demand for 20ft movements.


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Globelink Fallow is a privately owned company offering shipping services of the highest quality to freight forwarders, exporters and importers. Established in 1989 as Fallow International Freight, the company can now boast over 25 years of trading experience and has built a reputation for competitively rated container groupage services, working with its own Globelink office network along with strategic agents throughout the world.


Our services include:


  • Weekly Export Container Groupage Services
  • Regional Cargo Receiving Facilities
  • Global FCL services
  • Import Groupage and Full Container Load services
  • Customs Clearance
  • UK Distribution
  • Global Logistics


The company owes its success to a stable and experienced management team providing personalised and tailor-made inter or multi-modal services. With an annual turnover in excess of ten million pounds sterling Globelink Fallow continues investing heavily in the ongoing training of staff at all levels to ensure it can provide the right services given the ever changing market conditions.





Hamburg Sud






Hamburg Süd operates a global network of interlinked liner and relay services providing regular, reliable connections to and from Europe and Mediterranean; both coasts of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean; North Asia and South East Asia; India and Pakistan; South Africa; Australia and New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. In 2017, Hamburg Süd was able to further improve its product range to customers by gaining access to the market-leading 2M east-west network with an increased amount of directly called port-pairs.













Hutchison Ports is the port and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. With a turnover of US$4.4 billion, it is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator, with a network of 48 ports spanning 25 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia.














Kestrel Global Logistics










Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. It provides ocean transportation in all parts of the world. It serves its customers through 306 offices in 114 countries. It employs 7,700 seafarers and 22,000 land-based employees, and operates 630 container vessels.


From the small-business owner, to the large conglomerate, it is the engine that makes the world go around. Not only does it power some of the world’s largest ships, it propels the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals everywhere.


The scale of what it does can be difficult to fathom. Last year, it transported 16 million containers around the world; containers full of global trade, ships full of promises. The distance Maersk covered equals 121 trips to the moon and back.


From local growth to global expansion, it navigates the seven seas and the complexities of global trade on behalf of its customers, and paves the way for a sustainable industry. Since 2007, it has lowered its carbon emission by 40%, and it is aiming for a 60% reduction in 2020. From the speed of its vessels, to the paint on them – Maersk continues to innovate in pursuit of a healthier planet.


Making 52,000 port calls in 362 ports around the globe, its expertise is a distinctive blend between international commerce and local know-how. It offers opportunity. Opportunity to grow, connect, and to dream big.





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As a world leader in global container shipping, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is proud to deliver global services, with great local knowledge. Our integrated network of road, rail and ocean freight services provides customers with the most comprehensive UK port offering, delivering a full door-to-door service to and from destinations across the globe.


Our award-winning UK-based teams are committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service; applying expert trade knowledge and local expertise to meet our customer's requirements. Whilst MSC offers all the advantages and security of a major global business, we’ve maintained our personal, solutions-led approach, working closely with our customers, locally, to build stable, long-lasting relationships.


For further information:
01473 277777












NMT International Shipping UK Ltd (part of the NMT Group) is proud to be sponsoring for the second consecutive year.


The NMT Group specialises in the worldwide shipment of cars, trucks, trailers and all other self-propelled or rolling cargo.


Operating on the world’s most important trade lanes, NMT moves cargo worldwide on modern and technically advanced deep-sea and short-sea RoRo vessels. With the large fleet of flexible vessels used, NMT is able to transport all types of vehicles, and also oversized static pieces worldwide. Think RoRo, Think NMT.













NNR Global Logistics is a subsidiary of the highly successful Nishitetsu Group.


Our organisation boasts a unique style that has delivered organic growth whilst supporting businesses and communities for over 100 years. Our “Connecting your Dreams” philosophy focuses on the belief that we must be innovative and provide products and desirable services that offer extra value and unite societies.


With over 18,000 highly trained staff in hundreds of locations – supporting over 1,000,000 [million] customers every day – you can be assured that thousands of years of combined experience will deliver you confidence, comfort and enjoyment.


Whether riding a Nishitetsu Bus, Tram, Nishitetsu Train or Taxi – your experience will be pleasurable. Whether staying in a Nishitetsu Inn convenience hotel, Solaria boutique hotel, or the luxurious Nishitetsu Grand your expectation will be exceeded. Your experience will be equally satisfying if buying groceries at your local Nishitetsu Store or buying fashion items at Nishitetsu Stage shopping plaza.


Global Logistics is no exception either, your expectation will always be exceeded.


Learn more at:
LinkedIn: nnr-global-logistics
Twitter: @NNR-GL






Seago Line UK & Ireland has three mainline services calling in Felixstowe as well feeder services connecting Belfast, Glasgow and other East Coast ports to our reliable mainliner network. We are dedicated to serving the entire European region from the Black Sea through the Mediterranean to the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea.
Our UK office has access to Europe’s largest container equipment pool for both dry and reefer containers, and also offers services like inland haulage, customs house brokerage and eBusiness integration solutions.
Seago Line’s UK & Ireland team works hard to shape our schedule around the needs of customers from a wide range of industries throughout the UK. We pride ourselves on the speed and thoroughness of our service.









Ucargo LLP are very privileged to be sponsoring Break Bulk Operator of the Year.

Ucargo LLP specialises in the Entertainment industry and Project Cargo worldwide and Cross Trade, offering a bespoke service and our office operates from 6am to 10pm 7 days a week with a contact available 24/7.












Vanguard Logistics Services provides a global network of owned and third-party internationally renowned Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) brands. This facilitates a well-developed, integrated and seamless network of transportation solutions to the freight forwarding industry including ocean, air and land transport consolidation along with a range of ancillary services covering warehousing, logistics, inventory management, information and consultation services.


Vanguard’s forward-thinking approach to global expansion is best exemplified by its continuous corporate investment in strategic markets. Through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth, the group has firmly established wholly-owned offices in major trade routes and locations around the world. This regional strength enables us to deliver our core competencies to each individual market without compromise, further enhancing our position as a leading and global freight consolidator. Vanguard’s global coverage now extends to over 525 points of presence with an extensive agency network operating in more than 100 countries. Vanguard’s global ocean freight volumes make the organization one of the largest global sea-freight consolidators in the world. Extensive pre-carriage, ocean freight, and destination services allow the organization to operate one of the most comprehensive point-to-point transportation services worldwide.


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