Award is ‘icing on the cake’ for Highlands haulier

Alasdair Ferguson (second left) and the team at last week's awards ceremony

HIGHLANDS haulier Ferguson Transport & Shipping has been named Highland Business of the Year 2019, a fitting tribute as the company marks its 60th anniversary.

The family firm was shortlisted in three categories in the Highland Business Awards, which celebrate the achievements of businesses and individuals throughout the region.

Group managing director Alasdair Ferguson was also the winner of the Business Leader of the Year award.

Ferguson Transport & Shipping, founded in 1959, has grown to become one of the largest independent logistic companies in the Highlands and islands of Scotland.

After the ceremony, at the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness, on September 27, Alasdair Ferguson said: ‘We were delighted and honoured to receive these awards last week. It is a great achievement for us as a business, family and team, and a testimony to our hardworking, dedicated staff who have played a major part in the growth and continuous development of our business.

‘Reaching our 60th year is a huge milestone for us and these awards have been the icing on the cake.’