The Caribbean’s Best Multi-purpose port operator, Kingston Wharves Limited, received another vote of confidence copping the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce’s Best of Chamber Award for Large Companies. The Awards were announced at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on May 18th.
The 35th Annual Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Awards held under the theme ‘Vision, Inspiration, Growth’ continues the tradition of recognizing the contribution made by the companies to the country. Kingston Wharves emerged winners of the large company category from the other nominees Guardsman Armoured Limited and Mayberry Investments.
“It is truly a team effort and already there is evidence that this award is exciting the team and motivating them to perform at even higher levels” stated CEO of Kingston Wharves Grantley Stephenson in acknowledging the significance of the award.
Chairperson for the JCC’s Annual Awards Planning Committee, Dianne Ashton-Smith stated, “Consumers are paying less attention to what companies are saying about their own products or services and paying more attention to what others are saying about company’s products or services. As such, the JCC Annual Awards aren’t just about a pat on the back or a quick ego boost; they enhance a company’s reputation, help employees take pride in their work, instils confidence in customers about the quality and professionalism of the winning organization, while also raising the company’s profile within the industry.
Kingston Wharves Limited which is currently on a multi-million dollar investment programme to among other things take advantage of opportunities in logistics. The Port has been named the Best Caribbean Multipurpose port five times since 2006 and have seen significant growth in several areas. In 2016 the port welcomed both the largest cruise vessel and the largest Cargo vessel to call on the port of Kingston.