A Birmingham-based business is celebrating having scooped a national industry award that recognises its achievements over the past twelve months. Simpex Express, a leading provider of international express and specialised transport, won the European Member of the Year category at the Transport Awards 2015, organised by Transport Exchange Group, which showcases the hard work and outstanding success that is taking place within the courier and haulage sectors.
Simpex Express’ Kate Taylor and Debbie Brown were presented with the award by Phil Simpson from Freightlink at the annual ceremony that took place at St John’s Hotel in Solihull, West Midlands, in front of more than 300 industry leaders and professionals from across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. The company was one of four winners that were nominated and voted for by more than 3,500 members of Courier Exchange and Haulage Exchange in recognition of their major success and best practice in terms of customer service, operational performance and delivery.
Simon Beechener, Managing Director at Simpex Express Ltd commented: “We are absolutely delighted to have won the European award for the second year running, which further recognises our ability to provide outstanding express services throughout Europe. We have an excellent team of highly responsive and pro-active professionals who really care about the service we deliver and so the credit for this fantastic achievement really has to go to them. We would like to thank the Transport Exchange Group for creating a network that has allowed us to flourish and for their efforts in hosting another successful awards evening.”
Lyall Cresswell, Managing Director of Transport Exchange Group said: “I would like to congratulate Simpex Express for their success at this year’s Transport Awards. They are part of an expanding community of freight operators that are collaborating to tackle some of the most common and difficult challenges facing their industry and ultimately achieve business success.”
The Transport Awards, now in its thirteenth year, is organised by Transport Exchange Group, the operator of the largest and fastest-growing freight exchanges within the UK and Ireland. The annual event celebrates the greatest achievements amongst more than 3,500 couriers, owner drivers, hauliers, freight forwarders and logistics providers that are trading over 700,000 loads annually via the platform.
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