IFOY AWARD invites applications for new jury members

  • Up to four additional members to be appointed to the IFOY jury.
  • Applications accepted by March 15, 2016.

Unterfoehring near Munich, Feb 10, 2016. As was announced in Munich, the IFOY Award is inviting applications for up to four new jury members. Applications will be accepted from editors-in-chief of logistics and business magazines worldwide which cover the topics of intralogistics and materials handling equipment. Deadline is March 15, 2016. Entries are possible in English language by standard form at the IFOY website. More information on the formalities is available from the IFOY head office in Munich.

The jury for the IFOY Award is made up of 24 internationally reputed trade journalists and the leading logistics media from 16 countries around the globe. They select the year's best materials handling equipment and intralogistics solutions. The voting process is preceded by a wide-ranging nomination and testing cycle, during which the entered trucks are rigorously put through their paces.

The IFOY Awards 2016 will be presented on May 31 at the opening gala of the world´s leading intralogistics fair CeMAT in Hannover.

Jury application at: http://www.ifoy.org/en/jury-application


You can find printable photos and IFOY logo variants in the press section at www.IFOY.org.

The International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY AWARD) recognises the year's best materials handling equipment and intralogistics solutions. The aim of the organisation is to document the performance capability and innovative drive of the materials handling and intralogistics sector, helping to boost competitiveness and raise the profile of the entire intralogistics sector in the public arena. The winners of the IFOY Award are selected once a year by an independent jury of international trade journalists. The sponsor of the IFOY Award is the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Sector Association. Presentation partner is the leading international CeMAT trade fair for intralogistics in Hannover. IFOY partners are CHEP, the global market leader in pallet pooling, and the battery charging specialist Fronius. The patron of the IFOY Award is the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Members of the jury: Vladimir Antonov, Editor-in-Chief of Sklad i Technika, (Russia), Snejina Badjeva, Editor-in-Chief of LOGISTIKA magazine (Bulgaria), Theo Egberts, IFOY tester and owner of Buro Andersom/Andersom Testing (Netherlands, without voting rights), Sven Bennühr (proxy), Deutsche Logistik-Zeitung (DVZ) (Germany), Thilo Jörgl, Editor-in-Chief of LOGISTIK HEUTE (Germany), Anders Karlsson, Editor-in-Chief of Transport & Logistik iDag (Sweden), Klaus Koch, Editor-in-Chief Logistik&Fördertechnik, Handel Heute (Schweiz), Allan Leibowitz, Editor-in-Chief forkliftaction.com (Australien), Valeria Lima de Azevedo Nammur, Publisher LOGWEB Magazin (Brasilien), Glenn Lund, Editor-in-Chief of Moderne Transport (Norway), Peter MacLeod, Editor-in-Chief of SHD Magazine (England), Bernd Maienschein, Editor-in-Chief of MM Logistik (Germany), Marilena Matei, Editorial Manager of Tranzit and Tranzit Logistica (Romania), Anton Mizunov, Editor-in-Chief of Skladskoj Komplex (Logistics and Transport)(Russia), Maurizio Peruzzi, Editor-in-Chief of Il Giornale della Logistica (Italy), Isabel Rodrigo, Editor-in-Chief of Logística Profesional (Spain), Hans-Joachim Schlobach, Publisher-Editor and Editor-in-Chief of BUSINESS+LOGISTIC (Austria), Sascha Schmel, Managing Director of the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Sector Association (without voting rights), Sabine Schulz-Rohde, Editor-in-Chief of Beschaffung aktuell (Germany), Sebastian Śliwieński, Editor-in-Chief of Warehouse Monitor (Poland), Heres Stad, Editor-in-Chief of Logistiek (Netherlands), Jarlath Sweeney, Editor-in-Chief of Fleet Transport (Ireland), Mats Udikas, Editor-in-Chief of Transportnytt (Schweden). Executive Jury Chairperson is Anita Würmser, logistics journalist and Managing Director of wuermser.communications. The headquarters of the IFOY Organisation are in Munich.

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