Brigade Electronics has been named as a finalist in the ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year’ category in the 2019 FTA Logistics Awards for its Quiet Vehicle Sounder (QVS).

Brigade’s QVS is a noise emitting device that is attached to virtually silent electric cars and produces a distinctive replacement sound when the vehicle reverses or travels at low speeds.

The awards, now in the third year, celebrate the companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the logistics and supply industry. They have been acknowledged as part of one of the most important industry sectors in the UK. FTA’s Logistics Awards 2019 are sponsored by CEVA Logistics, FTA Recovery and Santander.

Brigade’s entry will now be judged by the FTA’s Board, which represents some of the country’s most influential logistics businesses. The winners will be announced at a celebratory reception and gala dinner at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London on Thursday 24 October 2019. Entertainment will be provided by renowned comedian Ed Byrne, who will be bringing his unique sense of humour to the evening with an exclusive performance.

David Wells, Chief Executive of FTA, the only business organisation representing the whole of the logistics industry, commented: “These finalists represent the ‘best of the best’ of our sector; the businesses and individuals determined to keep Britain trading, both at home and overseas. They have been selected for their outstanding commitment, knowledge and expertise, and represent a wide range of UK companies across transport modes and business sectors.

“With a record number of entrants this year, each shortlisted business had to fight off very tough competition to secure their place in the final line up, and those who scoop the top prizes will be truly at the top of their game. They should be justly proud of the contribution they are making to both the logistics sector and wider UK economy.

“The Logistics Awards truly is the blue riband event in the logistics industry’s calendar.”

Efficient logistics is vital to keep Britain trading, directly having an impact on more than 7 million people employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With Brexit looming, new technology and other disruptive forces are driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain. Logistics has never been more important to UK companies. With members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers, FTA liaises with the Government on behalf of the whole sector.

For more information: Brigade Electronics