The award was presented by Acquire’s Commercial Director for Independent's Ed Bevan.
Food miles are a concept understood by the consumer hence the amount of attention this category has received over the last few years. But rising fuel costs has highlighted the importance of efficiency. The efficient planning and execution of logistics is something this industry pays great attention to. Judges focus was on reduced emissions, strategies, and method of transport, efficiency and collaboration.
Shortlisted in this group were:
Compass Group UK & Ireland
The National Trust with Prestige Purchasing
The Runner for the entry Reducing Carbon Through Logistics was Creed Foodservice
The Winner for its Green & Simple initiative Compass Group UK & Ireland