Nominations open for 2021 safety award

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association, has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, which aims to highlight the importance of safety at a time of increased operational demands on cargo handling infrastructure and operations worldwide.

The award will champion and celebrate the many companies and individuals around the world who are dedicated to ‘making it safe’ every day, and to acknowledge and foster innovation to improve safety in cargo operations and logistics.

In announcing the opening of the Award entry process for 2021, TT risk management director Peregrine Storrs-Fox said, “TT has always emphasized the critical nature of loss prevention in its role as a primary supplier of liability insurance and risk management services to those in the supply chain industry. As such, we remain dedicated to encouraging safety awareness and applaud ICHCA’s initiative in offering this prestigious award. TT has worked closely with ICHCA for a number of years, producing safety advisory documents and urging sound operational. We look forward to celebrating the wealth of safety innovation that will once more be encouraged by this Award.”

The Award is open to anyone – an individual, team or company – involved in cargo logistics.  Entrants are required to show that a product, idea, solution, process, scheme or other innovation has resulted in a demonstrable improvement to safety.

The deadline for entries is 12 November 2021 and full details of the entry process and judging criteria can be found in both English and Chinese at

The Award ceremony takes place in February 2022.

Established in 1952, ICHCA International is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide. ICHCA’s NGO status enables it to represent its members, and the cargo handling industry at large, in front of national and international agencies and regulatory bodies, while its Technical Panel provides best practice advice and develops publications on a wide range of practical cargo handling issues.