‘Top of his game’ Hull MD celebrates prestigious industry award

The managing director of a Hull-based logistics company has won a national industry award.

Comedian Milton Jones who hosted the ceremony with Gavin Murdoch (Managing Director of Network Transport Solutions at DHL Supply Chain), Tony Prescott (MD, GTS UK) and David Wells (CEO of Logistics UK).

Tony Prescott, MD of GTS UK, was named Logistics Leader of the Year at the 2023 Logistics UK Awards. 

Tony, who launched the business in 2015, was awarded the prize for his work in founding the company, leading his team and developing client relationships.

Based in Springfield Way, Anlaby, but working across the globe, GTS UK employs 18 people who specialise in customs, intermodal, supply chain management, overseas and trucking.

Tony said: “I am so proud to have won this award which is recognised by peers in my industry. The win should also be viewed as recognition for my incredible team; they are a key part of my success and the continued growth of GTS UK.

“Winning this award is the cherry on the top of a really successful year, our best one yet, and I’m looking forward to further achievements in 2024!”

The Logistics UK Awards celebrate achievements in the road, rail, sea and air sectors as well as operators, manufacturers, logistics and support industries. 

David Wells OBE, chief executive of Logistics UK, said: “Our Logistics Awards showcase the skills, expertise and ‘can do’ spirit of our industry and this year’s entries really have gone above and beyond to achieve their objectives. 

“All our winners can be justifiably satisfied that they are at the very top of their game – the crème de la crème if you will.”