MT Awards 2013 Elddis

Elddis Transport has won the coveted Haulier of the Year title at this year’s Motor Transport Awards, which took place tonight (3 July) at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

The Consett-based firm, which is headed by MD Nigel Cook, was one of 18 winners at the sold-out event that celebrates the very best of the road transport industry each year.

Entertainment on the night, to an audience of more than 1,600, was provided by the Rainer Hersch orchestra and comedian Dara O’Briain.

Full list of Motor Transport Awards winners:

Innovation Award

Winner: Maple Fleet Services SafeConnect

Sponsor: Haulage Exchange

Team of the Year

Winner: Palletline Network Services team

Sponsor: Road Transport Media

Customer Care Award

Winner: Wincanton’s M&S home delivery team

Sponsor: Isuzu Truck UK

Training Award

Winner: Carlsberg

Sponsor: APC Overnight

Fleet Engineer of the Year

Winner: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Sponsor: Hankook Tyre UK

Fleet Driver of the Year

Winner: Kevin Gookey, Gist

Sponsor: Prohire

Transport Manager of the Year

Winner: David Cooke, Fowler Welch

Sponsor: Tachodisc

Service to Industry Award

Winner: Peter Carroll

Sponsor: GiTi Tyre UK

Livery of the Year

Winner: Treasure Transport Services

Sponsor: HG Driver Recruitment Services

Fleet Van of the Year

Winner: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Sponsor: Close Brothers Commercial Vehicle Solutions

Best Use of Technology Award

Winner: BT Fleet

Sponsor: Bridgestone UK

Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year

Winner: HRVS Group

Sponsor: Total Lubricants

Low Carbon and Efficiency Award

Winner: Arla Foods UK

Sponsor: Keyfuels

Network of the Year

Winner: APC Overnight

Sponsor: Burnt Tree Contract Hire

Partnership Award

Winner: Miniclipper Logistics and Nexans UK

Sponsor: Bandvulc Group

Fleet Truck of the Year

Winner: Daf XF105

Sponsor: Texaco Lubricants

Safety in Operation Award

Winner: Palletline

Sponsor: Contract Vehicles

Haulier of the Year

Winner: Elddis Transport (Consett)

Sponsor: MAN Truck & Bus UK