Gotelee shortlisted for innovation award

20th September 2018

Gotelee shortlisted for innovation award

Suffolk’s Gotelee Solicitors has been shortlisted for an innovation award for its unique Gotelee Guardian product safety app, designed to assist those involved in e-commerce distribution.

The firm has been nominated in the Global Freight Awards 2018, which honours individuals and companies who have achieved high standards in the freight and logistics industry during the past year.

The Gotelee Guardian app, available to download from the App Store and Google Play, helps fulfilment houses and warehouse keepers determine whether the goods they are handling meet product safety requirements.

Howard Catherall, Transport and Logistics Partner at Gotelee said: “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this award.

“Gotelee takes considerable pride in its long-standing links with the transport and logistics industry, which is subject to a complex set of rules and regulations.”

The app was launched ahead of the introduction of stricter regulations for those involved in e-commerce distribution activities in the UK, which carry significant penalties for non-compliance.

HMRC’s Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme will place a heavy administrative burden and new obligations on any company or individual storing goods which are imported from outside the EU and being offered for sale online.

Mr Catherall said: “Having recognised the knock-on impact that recently introduced laws will have upon e-commerce distribution businesses in particular, Gotelee Guardian has been developed to provide a cost-effective, quick and easy to use digital aid for those operating in this sector.”

The Global Freight Awards, now in their 22nd year, will be announced at glamorous black-tie evening on November 15 at the Royal Lancaster London hotel.

The Gotelee Guardian app has already earnt Gotelee an innovation in technology award at the annual UK Warehousing Association Awards earlier this year and has also been nominated in the Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards, the highest accolade for law firms in England and Wales. Winners will be announced next month.

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