BlueSeal air curtains have sponsored the much coveted “Rigid of the Year” award at the Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution Awards for our fourth year. The awards were held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester and hosted by the inimitable Lea Roberts who kept the audience entertained with his trademark brand of Northern humour.

TCS&D Magazine remains the number one publication for all things cold chain and this year celebrated 10 years of its prestigious awards ceremony where recognition is given to companies making a difference in the temperature controlled storage and distribution industry.

This years “Rigid of the Year” was awarded to Solomon Commercials, who have been making waves with their latest generation of vehicles. In particular, judges praised Solomon Commercials’ continuous innovation, in particular through their application of aerodynamic technologies to improve fuel efficiency.

This is the seventh time that Solomon Commercials have received an award in this category, testament to their consistent dedication to raising the bar in a competitive and constantly evolving landscape.

Congratulations to everyone who entered and received an award and a sincere thank you to the organisers of TCS&D for their commitment to one of the best transport award ceremonies in the UK.

TCS&D Awards 2023 is organised by the team behind TCS&D Magazine, the UK’s premier publication for all things temperature-controlled – visit their website and read the latest edition online at