Winners of Annual Eyefortransport European 3PL Awards Announced at the Europe’s Largest 3PL Summit

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The winners for this year's eyefortransport European 3PL Awards were announced today, and will be celebrated at a reception during the eyefortransport's 9th Annual 3PL Summit held at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium.

Each year the eyefortransport 3PL Awards aim to recognise those 3PLs that continuously deliver excellence in logistics operations and superior service to their customers. The nominees are shortlisted by a panel of industry experts, and the winners are then voted on and decided by European 3PL customers - the manufacturers and retailers who depend upon and work with logistics service providers every day.

As such, these awards take on a special significance, and the winners can feel confident in the knowledge that their customers have chosen them as best-of-breed partners in supply chain excellence.

The awards ceremony will be hosted by eyefortransport, and followed by a reception where senior management from the winning 3PLs, the nominees and their customers will celebrate the winners. Representatives from over 40 major 3PLs, as well as Heads of Supply Chain for major 3PL users will all be in attendance.

“This has been a challenging year for 3PLs and their customers – the economic and business environments continue to bring new challenges and opportunities for both sides,” said Katharine O’Reilly, Executive Director of eyefortransport. “The awards this year represent customers’ continuing faith in the ability of their 3PLs to deliver the service they need both during times of difficulty and boom times. It’s an honour to preside over these awards.”

Winners of the eyefortransport European 3PL Awards 2011

Best European 3PL for Retail Goods: Hellmann
2011 Nominees: DB Schenker, DHL, Hellmann

Best European 3PL for Industrial Supply Chain: Panalpina
2011 Nominees: DB Schenker, Panalpina, Norbert-Dentressangle

Best European 3PL for Hi-Tech & Electronics: Kuehne + Nagel
2011 Nominees: Arvato, DHL, Kuehne + Nagel

Best European 3PL for the Automotive Industry: DB Schenker
2011 Nominees: CEVA, DB Schenker, DHL

Best European 3PL for Pharmaceutical, Healthcare & Life Sciences: Panalpina
2011 Nominees: DSV, Kuehne + Nagel, Panalpina

Best European 3PL for Chemical, HazMat, and Oil & Gas: Agility
2011 Nominees: Agility, Den Hartogh, Katoen Natie

Best European 3PL for Consumer Goods: DHL
2011 Nominees: CEVA, DHL, Menlo

Best European 3PL for Fresh Food Supply Chain: Norbert-Dentressangle
2011 Nominees: Damco, Fowler Welch, Norbert-Dentressangle

Best European 3PL for Renewable Energy Supply Chain: Hellmann
2011 Nominees: DB Schenker, Hellmann, Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Best European 3PL for Sustainability: DHL
2011 Nominees: DB Schenker, DHL, Norbert-Dentressangle

Visit for further information, the full judging panel, and pictures.

eyefortransport is looking forward to next year's 3PL Summit & Awards Ceremony, scheduled for November 2012, where the 3PLs who best lead their customers to new heights in the year ahead will be recognised.


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