Press Release - Whale Logistics Australia wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2019 International Business Awards

Press Release - Whale Logistics Australia wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2019 International Business Awards

Sydney, NSW – 14 August, 2019 – Whale Logistics Australia was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year - Transportation - Medium-size category in The 16th Annual International Business Awards® today.

Additionally, Whale Logistics Australia brought home a Silver Stevie® Award in the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year - in Asia, Australia and New Zealand category, and a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year - Up to 100 Employees category.


The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2019 IBAs received entries from organizations in 74 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 October.

A record total of more than 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.

Whale Logistics Australia stood out with the highest praise, resulting with not one but three Stevie® Awards, with judges emphasizing the company’s excellent results. The IBA Judges noted that Whale had “impressive results and remarkable progress” with “great growth and numbers overall - from client retention and increase in leads to internal team wins and accolades.”

Whale Logistics Australia’s Managing Director, Ryan Cummings, congratulated those who were nominated and attributed the win to his team. “Being recognised globally for a business our size in a struggling economy shows the calibre of people, customers and partners Whale Logistics Australia is lucky enough to have on board. We would like to thank them, our clients and partners, as well as congratulate others who have been nominated this year.”

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We received more nominations than ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria this October.”

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Whale Logistics Australia

Whale Logistics Australia is one of Australia’s leading freight forwarder and logistics companies. Whale Logistics deliver digital-focused freight forwarding services including comprehensive sea, air and road freight solutions, parcel delivery, customs clearance, eCommerce solutions, warehouse and distribution, and digital supply chain services. Whale Logistics was founded in May 2015 with the goal of doing things differently in the industry. In just four years in business, Whale Logistics has become an industry leader not just in Australia but in multiple international markets.

Learn more about Whale Logistics Australia at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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