James Donaldson and Sons Group (JDS) were crowned winners in three categories at the seventh annual Courier Business Awards on Saturday 26th October in Dundee. The categories were Fife Family Business of the Year, Overall Family Business of the Year and the main award of the event, Business of the Year. The business of the Year was chosen from all entries by the judging panel and awarded to JDS for its sound and flexible business model, turnover growth, plans to expand and supportive attitude towards its workforce.
The Courier Business Awards celebrated the successes of local businesses that call Courier Country home. The ceremony held at the Apex Hotel in Dundee City Centre hosted over 820 attendees with 24 awards presented in various categories across a wide range of sectors and industries. JDS was among a record number of businesses to enter the awards this year for the first time, showing that the landscape across Tayside and Fife is stronger than ever.
Scott Cairns, Group Managing Director at James Donaldson and Sons, commented on the victory, “We are honoured to be recognised, not once but three times among the strong and extremely diverse line up of companies at the Courier Awards this year. As a family business, we are here to support the 900 families that work for us, and we all understand the importance of the JDS Group’s vision and values, so to be presented with these awards is a real testament to the hard work of the whole team.”
See the full list of winners here.