BIFA recognises Priority Freight for its leading specialist services within the logistics industry
Priority Freight, a leading emergency freight specialist, has been recognised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The company picked up the Specialist Services Award during a recent ceremony in London.
Neal Williams, Group Managing Director at Priority Freight, commented on the recent award win; “We are thrilled to begin 2017 recognised by our peers in the industry for our level of expertise and service excellence. This award further secures our company’s position as a leading provider within the supply chain logistics solutions and supports our aim to become the leading provider of emergency and time-critical logistics solutions in Europe. We have a dedicated team of specialists who work to deliver an outstanding level of customer service that supports our overall growth and company direction.”
The category was open to providers of services, which are not modal specific, such as express/courier services, technology services, warehousing and customs brokerage, the award recognises Priority Freight as the best in industry for specialist services. With several strategically located offices across Europe, Priority Freight is able to provide these services globally, 24/7, all year round. Testament to its ability, the company exceeded revenues of €66m last year and completed over 150,000 expedited shipments.
The judges felt that Priority Freight demonstrated a high level of skill and specialism in the automotive industry by completing a multi-faceted challenge in an extremely tight timeframe. “The team at Priority Freight coordinated a charter aircraft, flight permits and overland transport to destination in extreme weather to deliver on time and prevent a major manufacturing shutdown.”
Founded in 1996, Priority Freight has grown to become a leading international provider of time-critical logistics solutions, with a proven track record in the global automotive, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries. Priority Freight currently employs over 150 staff – 91 of which are based in Dover.