Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), was named “Rail Freight Operator of the Year” at the 2019 Global Freight Awards, the UK’s flagship awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all freight sectors.

Freightliner has won the award 12 times since the Readers’ Vote was introduced in 2005.

“We are thrilled to win Rail Freight Operator of the Year,” said Gary Long, CEO for G&W’s UK/Europe Region. “As the award is voted by our customers, we are delighted they continue to recognise our commitment to service excellence. G&W’s UK organisation is in the midst of an exciting investment programme, both in technology and rolling stock, that will further improve operational performance and bring even better service to our customers in the future.”

Freightliner’s sister company, leading container logistics provider Pentalver Transport, was shortlisted in the “Road Haulier of the Year” category.