JF Hillebrand, the world’s leading logistics provider to the beverage trade, was named ‘Best Logistics Company’ at the annual Drinks Business Awards.
In a ceremony held during the London Wine Fair on Tuesday 21st May, JF Hillebrand were awarded the title of Best Logistics Company for the 12th time since the awards began 17 years ago.
The awards attract the most respected and influential of those in the alcoholic drinks industry, with leading producers, retailers and supply chain partners poised to hear if they will be accredited as one of the trades finest.
The judges said “It was, once again, difficult to pick any holes at all in a strong pitch from this global logistics business, which may be 175 years old, but is innovative, inventive and totally up to date with trends, issues and opportunities.”
In a recent survey by agency BBDO, customers said ‘in comparison with their competitors, JF Hillebrand stand out for; having the most complete end-to-end solutions, understanding the sector better than anyone else, efficient customer service and the size and strength of their global network. This was the framework of the awards submission that secured the companies 6th consecutive triumph, having picked up the award every year since 2014.
COO EMEA Gavin Herman said “We’re delighted to again receive the award and recognition for our people; they handle every shipment with passion and care, which is what I believe, makes Hillebrand the best logistics network to work with and for. We will continue to strive to support our customers through our service excellence.”
ABOUT JF HILLEBRAND
JF Hillebrand was founded in 1844 in Mainz, Germany. The company is the global leading service provider in the forwarding, transport and logistics of wine, spirits, beer and other products that require special care. Through its global carrier network JF Hillebrand manages logistics and transport for any quantity from a single bottle to bulk, from all origins to all destinations, for all modalities. The Group is known for its tailor-made solutions to improve efficiency in its customers’ supply chain. JF Hillebrand Group generates revenues of EUR 1.2 Billion with a team of 2400 professionals located in 55 offices across the globe servicing more than 90 countries.