Young Logistics Professional Award

Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of NZ Inc., Air NZ Cargo, Independent Verification Services and WiseTech Academy are proud to partner on the

 

CBAFF Young Logistics Professional Award 

 

Stand out from the crowd and showcase your talents to others within your company and industry!

 

This award celebrates young, motivated, and innovative Freight Forwarders in New Zealand, and offers them the opportunity to gain valuable experience and further their freight forwarding career through advancement to the global competition.


 

This award celebrates young, motivated, and innovative Freight Forwarders in New Zealand, and offers them the opportunity to gain valuable experience and further their career through advancement to the global competition.

 

Entries for the next Young Logistics Professional Award 2024 have now closed.

 

All those who applied should now be working on submitting the 2000-word dissertation by 4 May 2024 following the report outline.

 

Best wishes to all applicants.

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Gavin Powell, winner of the 2023 CBAFF Young Logistics Professional Award (YLPA) poses at the CBAFF Conference dinner held in Wellington earlier this year with Riska Ariestadewi YLPA winner 2022.

The CBAFF Young Logistics Professional Award Proudly supported by:



 

Eligibility

 

To be eligible for the award, the nominee must:

  • Currently work within the Freight Forwarding / Custom Broking industries
  • Not have attained their 32nd birthday in 2025.
  • Currently be employed by a company which is a Business member of CBAFF
  • Be a Citizen or Permanent Resident of New Zealand
  • Submit an application form and describe export/import processes


The Judges

 

A judging panel will comprise of a representative from:

  • Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of NZ Inc.
  • Air NZ Cargo
  • IVS Group
  • WiseTech Academy

The judging panel will consider the report and conduct an interview of each applicant. All applicants will be required to attend the interview at their own expense.


Past Winners

2023 - Gavin Powell, Go Logistics

2022 - Riska Ariestadewi

2021 - Jessica Dunye, Oceanbridge

2020 - Award not run

2019 - Natarlia Harold, Jacana Customs & Freight

2018 - Award not run

2017 - Phil Burgess, Bernard International

2016 - Kayla McKelvie, Oceanbridge Shipping

2015 - Bridget Tapper, Geodis Wilson

2014 - Renee Conroy, CEVA Logistics (NZ) Limited

2013 - Olivia Kinnane, Oceanbridge Shipping

2012 - Award not run

2011 - No Winner

2010 - Matthew Archer, Oceanbridge Shipping

2009 - Lisa Jensen, UTi New Zealand Limited

2008 - Michael Wilson, Agility Logistics Limited

2007 - Olivia Kinnane, Oceanbridge Shipping

2006 - Nick Philp, Cunningham Gill Limited

2005 - Matthew Naylor, Schenker (NZ) Ltd

2004 - Hadley Page, UTi New Zealand Limited

2003 - No Winner

2002 - Simone Jarman, ECU Line New Zealand

2001 - Wade Brown



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