Finalists revealed for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2023

SME Publications/ SME XPO 2024

Some of the UK’s best businesses across the country are celebrating today  after being announced as finalists for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2023. The event, supported by Logistics UK’s Van Gold Partners – The AA, Brigade Electronics, Lex Autolease, TVL Security and Webfleet – celebrates van operators industry wide. Each finalist has been carefully selected from an impressive number – and quality – of entries. Winners will be announced at a celebratory lunch taking place at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham on September 15.

Logistics UK’s Chief Executive, David Wells, comments: “The Van Awards received a high calibre of entrants this year all deserving to win their chosen category, making the judging process exceptionally difficult. Van operators are essential to life across the UK, and these awards are the perfect opportunity to celebrate all the excellent work and dedication from the sector over the past twelve months. I would like to thank everyone who has entered and extend my congratulations and best of luck to the remaining finalists.”

The shortlisted entrants for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2023 are:

Hero of the Year, sponsored by TVL Security:

  • Emlyn Bullivant, Carnell
  • Graham Cain, Carnell
  • Ryan Webster, Carnell
  • Mark O’Shaughnessy, Purrfect Pet Transport

Keeping Your Show on the Road, sponsored by The AA:

  • 101 Pet Express
  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd
  • Nicol Hughes Ltd
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire
  • Speedy Asset Services
  • The Clancy Group

Innovative Van Business of the Year, sponsored by Webfleet:

  • Alliance Healthcare
  • CheckedSafe
  • Speedy Asset Services
  • The Royal Mail

Van Decarbonisation Award, sponsored by Lex Autolease:

  • Amey Fleet Services Ltd
  • Evri
  • Speedy Asset Services
  • The Royal Mail

Diversity and Inclusion Award, sponsored by Logistics UK:

  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd
  • Nationwide Courier Service Ltd
  • Speedy Asset Services
  • The Clancy Group

Van Safety and Compliance Award, sponsored by Brigade Electronics:

  • Auto Electrical Services
  • Chamberlain Doors Ltd
  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd
  • Norse Group
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire
  • RSK
  • Tesco

The winners of each award category will form the shortlist for the Van Business of the Year award, to be presented at the Logistics Awards 2023, which takes place on 7 December at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London. For more information on the Logistics Awards, visit www.logistics.org.uk/logistics23.

Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With decarbonisation, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods. For more information about the organisation and its work, visit logistics.org.uk

SME Publications/ SME XPO 2024