DPD, Eddie Stobart and Hermes lead the way in 2018 Motor Transport Awards shortlists

Some 58 different businesses have received nominations for the 2018 Motor Transport Awards, which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane on 4 July, with DPD, Eddie Stobart Logistics, and Hermes leading the way with four nominations.

Perennial winners DPD were nominated for the Customer Care Award (sponsored by Isuzu Truck UK), Home Delivery Operator of the Year (sponsored by The Cartwright Group), Team of the Year (sponsored by HIAB) and the Training Award (sponsored by Think Logistics).

Eddie Stobart Logistics has been nominated for Best Use of Technology, the Low Carbon Award (sponsored by Keyfuels), the Partnership Award (sponsored by Axis Fleet Management) and is head-to-head against DPD for the Training Award.

Hermes meanwhile achieved nominations for Home Delivery Operator of the Year and Team of the Year – where it will compete directly with DPD – Livery of the Year (sponsored by Pirelli), the Operational and Compliance Excellence Award (sponsored by Eddie Stobart)

Not far behind Royal Mail picked up three nominations, as did Palletforce, Expect Distribution and Whirlpool UK Appliances.

Shortlisted for the much sought after Haulier of the Year (sponsored by Volvo Trucks) are Expect Distribution, Howard Tenens, Miniclipper Logistics and Stephen Sanderson Transport.

Meanwhile Fleet Truck of the Year (sponsored by Chevron) sees the DAF CF, MAN TGX, Mercedes-Benz Actros and Scania P-series all nominated.

The winner of the Service to Industry Award, sponsored by Ryder, will be revealed on the night.

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Nominations in full:

Apprenticeship of the Year (sponsored by Giti Tire (UK))

  • Ford & Slater
  • Palletforce
  • Royal Mail Fleet
  • Ryder

Best Use of Technology Award (sponsored by Bridgestone UK & Ireland)

  • Cawleys
  • Eddie Stobart Logistics
  • Palletforce
  • Tarmac Trading

Business Excellence Award (sponsored by Hireco)

  • Europa Worldwide Group
  • Miniclipper Logistics
  • Palletforce
  • TPN – The Pallet Network

 

 

Customer Care Award (sponsored by Isuzu Truck (UK))

  • DPD UK
  • Pall-Ex
  • Pladis UK

Fleet Truck of the Year (sponsored by Chevron)

  • DAF CF
  • MAN TGX
  • Mercedes-Benz Actros
  • Scania P-series

Fleet Van of the Year (sponsored by Close Brothers Vehicle Hire)

  • Iveco Daily
  • Fiat Ducato
  • Nissan NV200
  • Peugeot Partner
  • Vauxhall Vivaro

 

Fleet Van Operator of the Year (sponsored by Renault Trucks)

  • Gateshead Council
  • Gnewt Cargo
  • Rexel UK
  • Royal Mail

Haulier of the Year (sponsored by Volvo Trucks)

  • Expect Distribution
  • Howard Tenens
  • Miniclipper Logistics
  • Stephen Sanderson Transport

Home Delivery Operator of the Year (sponsored by The Cartwright Group)

  • DPD UK
  • Hermes UK
  • John Lewis
  • Whirlpool UK Appliances

 

Innovation Award (sponsored by Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK)

  • Cartwright Group
  • Grocontinental
  • Reflex Vans
  • Renault Trucks
  • r2c online

Livery of the Year (sponsored by Pirelli)

  • Caterite Food and Wineservice
  • Hermes UK
  • Howard Tenens
  • Palletline
  • Vision Express and the Road Haulage Association

Low Carbon Award (sponsored by Trackm8)

  • Eddie Stobart Logistics
  • Gnewt Cargo
  • H Parkinson Haulage
  • Royal Mail Fleet

 

 

Operational and Compliance Excellence Award (sponsored by Eddie Stobart)

  • Hermes UK
  • Moran Logistics
  • Whirlpool UK Appliances

Partnership Award (sponsored by Axis Fleet Management)

  • Clipper Logistics
  • Eddie Stobart Logistics
  • Fowler Welch
  • Jigsaw Solutions
  • Pladis UK

MT Awards 2012Safety in Operation Award (sponsored by Zenith)

  • Bibby Distribution
  • Expect Distribution
  • O’Donovan Waste Disposal
  • Owens Group UK
  • Suttons Transport Group

 

Team of the Year (sponsored by HIAB)

  • Arrow XL
  • DPD UK
  • Hermes UK
  • Pall-Ex
  • Transport for London
  • Wincanton

Technical Excellence Award (sponsored by Hankook Tyre UK)

  • Brit European Transport
  • Terberg DTS UK
  • Whirlpool UK Appliances

Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year (sponsored by Enterprise Flex-E-Rent)

  • McBurney Transport Group
  • Moran Logistics
  • NFT Distribution

 

 

Training Award (sponsored by Think Logistics)

  • Cemex UK Operations
  • DPD UK
  • Eddie Stobart Logistics
  • John Lewis
  • O’Donovan Waste Disposal
  • Whirlpool UK Appliances

 

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