Cambridgeshire firm, Welch’s Transport, recognized for national awards 

Welch’s Transport’s sustainability efforts throughout 2023 result in nomination for Logistics UK’s national awards 

As announced by Cambridge Network, Welch’s Transport, a key player in the logistics and transportation sector, has been nominated for two distinguished national awards. Chris Welch, one of the directors, is a finalist for the prestigious ‘Logistics Leader of the Year’ award. Additionally, Jamie Sands’ emerging talent has earned a nomination for the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award.  

The awards are hosted by Logistics UK, formerly the Freight Transport Association. It is one of the largest and most respected trade associations in the UK.  

In an era where environmental concerns have become paramount, Welch’s Transport has emerged as a pioneering force in the logistics sector. These nominations reflect the company’s unwavering commitment to sustainability, which has set new, industry-wide standards for excellence and innovation.  

Here at Transportation & Logistics International, we’re delighted to see Chris, who featured in our September magazine, up for an award. Chris is a visionary director at the forefront of sustainability initiatives, who believes sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive.  

Under his guidance, the company has embraced sustainable practices, becoming an industry leader in promoting environmentally friendly logistics solutions. Specifically, Chris helped to implement cutting-edge technologies, as well as AI fleet and route optimization to reduce carbon emissions. 

Additionally, in support of Chris’ vision, Jamie Sands is an emerging talent within Welch’s Transport. Jamie’s innovative approach to sustainability plays a key role in driving positive change. He researches and evaluates new solutions that minimize environmental impact while maintaining operational efficiency. Jamie’s passion has been contagious, having inspired colleagues to embrace sustainable practices.  

The dual nominations shine a light on Welch’s Transport’s exemplary contributions to sustainability in the logistics and transportation industry. It reinforces that such dedication is not only shaping the industry today but paving the way for a more prosperous future.