15 awards since 2009 celebrating Gist's industry-leading supply chains

Gist awards

Award-winning Logistics excellence

Gist supply chains are award-winning. Our dedication to excellence, customer partnership, innovation and people mean we deliver our customers with outstanding results. As a result, our operations have been recognised by the industry with awards for people development, operational excellence and IT innovation.

Our awards:

  • 2014 European Supply Chain Awards - Customer Service & Support

Gist Limited has been named winner of the Customer Service & Support Award at the 18th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards that took place on Wednesday 5th November 2014. Hundreds of leading Supply Chain and Logistics Directors attended the  awards, renowned as a trustworthy measure of the most outstanding examples of best practicein the industry. Click here to read more.

  • 2014 Hermes Retail Week - Transport Initiative of the Year Award

Gist Limited was named as the winner of the Transport Initiative of the Year award at the annual Retail Week Supply Chain Awards in London on 25th September. Gist was listed amongst five finalists; in partnership with their customer Starbucks, whose success story was the focus of their entry for the award.

  • 2013 Fleet Driver of the Year - Motor Transport Awards

Hemel Hempstead driver Kevin Gookey was awarded Fleet Driver of the Year for his excellence in focus on training, risk assessment, safety and his instrumental role in Gist's National Child Road Safety programme. See the awards evening video for Fleet Driver of the Year.

  • 2012 Third Party Logistics Provider of the Year - Retail Week Supply Chain Awards

Gist's transformation of the food retail supply chains for Starbucks and EAT has improved operational efficiency, environmental impact and the customer experience.

  • 2012 Outstanding Business Ambassador Award - Education Business Partnership West Berkshire

Gist have been a supporter of work experience for many years supporting pre-16, post-16 placements, hosting site visits for schools and are sponsors of the Berkshire Think Big competition. Gist has worked with over 500 students in Berkshire as business advisors and mentors.

  • 2011 Development of People - CILT Annual Awards for Excellence

    Gist was also named winner of Development of People category, giving recognition to its industry-leading people programmes that includes delivering NVQs, driver CPCs, an outstanding management trainee programme. and the use of people panels to support robust development and succession planning.

  • 2011 Young Manager of the Year, Rachel Beeken - CILT Annual Awards for Excellence

    Rachel Beeken has been named CILT's Young Manager of the Year by demonstrating the ambition, professional drive and outstanding people skills that has delivered excellence in personal, employee, team, business and customer satisfaction. Rachel has been instrumental in customer account growth, has introduced a range of improved employee programmes, revised work processes and created structured training programmes for her teams that showed a demonstrable improvement in performance.

  • 2011 Supply Chain Technology - Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 

    Gist has won the Supply Chain Technology at the Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2011 recognising the development of GistDXS, a world-first in dynamic multi-nodal transport planning that is used for optimising transport for a number of food retailers.

  • 2011 Technology & Logistics Provider of the Year - The Grocer Gold Awards

    Gist Limited was named Technology and Logistics Supplier of the Year at The Grocer Gold Awards 2011. Gist's transformation of food retailer EAT's supply chain was achieved by consolidating the previously separately managed ambient, chilled and frozen supply chains into a single operation. As a result, transport routes were optimised and reduced, as were fuel consumption and mileage, safety for drivers and store employees was improved and store complaints were dramatically reduced.

  • 2010 IGD John Sainsbury Award for Learning and Development

  • 2010 Large Employer Award (Yorkshire & Humber) - learndirect

  • 2010 Industry Trainer of the Year, Charlotte Russell - everywoman in Logistics and Transport Awards

  • 2009 Staff Development Award - British International Freight Association

  • 2009 Consumer & Retail Award - Carlsberg UK in partnership with Gist - European Supply Chain Excellence

  • 2009 Training Award - Motor Transport

  • 2009 Safety Award - Motor Transport

  • 2009 National Large Employer Award - learndirect

  • 2009 Large Employer Award (North West, South East and East regions) - learndirect

  • 2005 Award for Supply Chain Excellence - Gist & Marks & Spencer (RFID technology) - IGD

  • 2005 CAST User of the Year Award - John Cowburn, Consulting Services Manager

  • 2005 British Safety Award, Crewe depot

  • 2004 Retail Technology Solution Award - Gist & Marks & Spencer (RFID Technology) - Retail Week

  • 2004 Environmental Improvement & Safety Award - Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK)

  • 2004 Supply Chain Innovation Award - Gist & Marks & Spencer (RFID Technology) - Logistics Europe

  • 2004 British Safety Council Award, Crewe depot

  • 2003 Women in Transport - Road Haulage Association

  • 2003 Environmental Award - Motor Transport

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