2018 Sponsors Include:
Axis Fleet Management is a leading specialist in long-term contract hire and fleet management services. We operate over 3,000 assets, including trucks, trailers and rigids.
Our mission is to build our services around the needs of each individual organisation we work with. Above all, we’re focused on providing a tailored, reliable service that results in minimal downtime, total fleet compliance and cost efficiencies across our customer fleets.
We’re committed to being the market leader in fleet management; delivering high standards of compliance and solutions, focusing on delivering sustainable growth in profitability for our customers through technology, passion, knowledge and integrity.
Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company is built on a philosophy of “serving society with products of superior quality” and since its inception in 1931, has developed into one of the most innovative tyre manufacturers in the world. Bridgestone has established itself as a leading tyre provider to the transport industry, and has secured contracts with some of the UK and Ireland’s leading companies utilising a Total Tyre Care approach.
Bridgestone is once again proud to sponsor the “Best Use of Technology” category, and of our long term association with Motor Transport Awards.
Cartwright Group is one of the UK’s leading commercial vehicle body, trailer and conversion manufacturers, offering the largest, most diverse and innovative range of products available in the UK market today. The privately owned family business has been in operation since 1952 with a completely self-sufficient manufacturing plant based on a purpose built, 38-acre site in Altrincham, Cheshire. Cartwright offers a complete solution from manufacturing to your exact specification to financing, maintenance and fleet management.
Chevron is one of the worlds’ leading integrated energy companies, marketing its lubricants in Europe under the Texaco brand. The company’s success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of its employees and their application of the most innovative technologies in the world.
The commercial vehicle market is a key focus area for Chevron Lubricants, launching its highly successful Texaco Delo range of products across all European markets in 2018. The Texaco Delo range puts oils, drive train fluids, final drive fluids, greases and extended life coolants, all under one brand for the first time.
Texaco Delo – more than just heavy duty premium engine oil
Texaco Delo has enjoyed a rich brand heritage ever since the first products were launched over 80 years ago. The range is designed for heavy duty vehicles working in all major industries, including commercial transportation, logistics, construction, mining, agriculture and power generation. Texaco Delo products are specially formulated and rigorously tested to meet intense operational demands, for the best possible reliability and durability, delivering the high-quality lubrication from bumper to bumper that is essential to ensure smooth, reliable operation as well as component protection.
For more information visit: http://www.texacodelo.com
Close Brothers Vehicle Hire is a specialist provider of commercial vehicle solutions. With depots in Derbyshire, Essex and Doncaster, we provide a range of contract hire, fleet management, rental and leasing services for companies across the UK.
Our tailored vehicle solutions are designed with businesses in mind. We operate a comprehensive service, offering our customers an excellent standard of commercial vehicles and an outstanding level of support.
We know that keeping your business moving is the key to success, so whether you need a truck, van or specialist vehicle, we can find a vehicle to suit your company’s needs. Visit https://www.closebrothersvehiclehire.co.uk/ for more information.
Eddie Stobart Logistics is a leading supply chain, transport and logistics business providing industry-leading service to many of the UK’s best-known brands.
Founded in 1970 by Edward Stobart, the business is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investments Market (AIM) and operates across a broad array of core sectors including e-commerce, manufacturing, industrial and bulk, retail and consumer.
From its headquarters in Warrington, the business operates some 2,500 vehicles, 3,800 trailers and 26 distribution centres throughout the UK and Europe.
Our vision is to be recognised for our pride and professionalism in delivering innovative customer solutions and service excellence.
Our business is Your business.
Whether you transport food, flowers, pharmaceuticals or anything else that needs to be kept at a specific temperature, you need a partner who understands the direct link between the reliability of your vehicles and your company’s profitability.
At Enterprise Flex-E-Rent, we believe this means taking the time to understand how your business operates, what’s important to you right now, and how this might change in the future.
Then, by combining our specialist knowledge with a clear understanding of your business needs, we can deliver a service that’s based on flexibility, expertise and a total commitment to customer service at every level.
0800 328 9001
Giti truck tyres offer a comprehensive portfolio of tyre solutions to meet the needs of commercial truck and bus customers. The business understands that durability, safety and efficiency are paramount to fleets, all while looking to deliver maximum price per mile and provide comprehensive value-added service solutions to meet the needs of clients.
Giti Tire is one of the largest tyre companies in the world in terms of both volume and revenue. With a brand portfolio including Giti, GT Radial, Primewell and Runway, the company offers a complete product range for Europe including passenger car, SUV, van, light truck (PCR), heavy truck and bus (TBR). The business is focused on building sustainable partnerships with distributors, retailers, truck and bus fleets, vehicle manufacturers and other leading industry companies and organisations to provide high-quality products with excellent service.
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centres in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. Goodyear’s range of tyres for commercial vehicles, buses and coaches includes more than 300 different tyres covering in excess of 75 sizes, all focused on helping fleets lower their total cost of ownership. Many of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers fit tyres from Goodyear as standard, including DAF, Iveco, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, Renault Trucks, Scania and Volvo. Goodyear also supplies tyres to all major trailer manufacturers. With the TruckForce service network that includes a ServiceLine 24h roadside assistance, a FleetOnlineSolutions Internet management system and Goodyear Retread Technologies, Goodyear provides one of the broadest ranges of dedicated services in the industry.
Harvest Energy is part of the State Oil group of companies, one of Europe’s largest independent suppliers and blenders of motor fuels with a growing presence internationally.
In the UK, Harvest Energy is one of the largest independent suppliers of road fuels in order to support the needs of consumers and commercial users alike.
Harvest Energy is passionate about increasing and developing its retail forecourt presence across the UK. Having created a distinctive brand identity for retailers, Harvest Energy is considered as a progressive and growing fuel brand with over one hundred forecourts now proudly displaying the Harvest Brand.
Harvest Energy also supplies and delivers road fuels to a wide range of commercial customers including national supermarket chains, logistics companies, bus and coach operators, utilities and local authorities. This wide spectrum of customers demonstrates a strong confidence in Harvest Energy’s ability to serve.
Harvest Energy’s growing reputation in the petroleum sector results from providing quality products that are competitively priced, supplied and delivered with the customer at its heart. To discover more please give us a call on Tel: 01932 843354 or visit www.harvestenergy.co.uk
Hankook Tire is one of the global top 5 mass producers of tyres. The company manufactures innovative, award winning radial tyres of proven superior quality for passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, RVs, trucks and buses, as well as motorsports for circuit racing and rallies.
Established in 1941, Hankook continually invests in research and development to ensure customers are provided with the highest level of quality and technological excellence. With five development centres and seven large scale factories around the world, the company is trusted as original equipment supplier to the world’s leading car manufacturers.
Hiab is the world’s leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Customer satisfaction is the first priority for us. Our product range includes HIAB loader cranes, JONSERED recycling and forestry cranes, LOGLIFT forestry cranes, MOFFETT truck-mounted forklifts and MULTILIFT demountables, as well as DEL, WALTCO and ZEPRO tail lifts. Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation.
Hireco TL Ltd are leading contract hire providers, specialising in trucks and trailers. Having over 40 years’ experience in the asset financing market place, with established relationships with all the leading suppliers. Hireco stay one step ahead by constantly researching into the most technologically advanced and eco-friendly vehicles to future-proof your assets and has been the UK’s biggest buyer of trailers for the past four years, averaging at around 1000 each year. Hireco successfully trade with over 50% of the UK’s top 100 transport companies.
Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, providing commercial vehicles with gross vehicle weights from 3.5 tonnes up to 13.5 tonnes. ITUK has built a reputation for providing outstanding customer care and greater vehicle payloads than other manufacturers, as well as offering a market-leading, 3-year unlimited mileage warranty across its entire product range. The company always puts its customers first and is proud to continue its sponsorship of the Motor Transport Customer Care Award in 2018.
Pirelli Industrial, part of the Prometeon Tyre Group are the world’s only dedicated Tyre manufacturer to the Industrial market. We have a Pirelli heritage, and an Industrial focus that makes us unique.
Our ethos and approach to market is based upon quality of product and a consultative approach to Fleet customers, identifying the real need and implementing fleet solutions in a collaborative and effective way.
We supply OE manufacturers all over the globe and have also supplied some past winners in the MTA ‘Livery of the year’ category and we are once again proud to be associated.
Since 1894, Renault Trucks has supplied transport professionals the tools to conduct their business more effectively. As well as our highly regarded heavy vehicle range, our robust Renault Trucks Master, dedicated to the needs of hardworking van operators, is packed with technology to deliver greater efficiency and driver comfort. Available as chassis cab, panel van and pre-bodied Luton, box or tipper options, there’s a Renault Trucks Master for every application. At the heart of our success is the Renault Trucks dealer network of commercial vehicle workshops, working in partnership with customers to deliver leading back-up and support for van operators.
The Road Haulage Association is the only organisation dedicated to the UK road freight sector. Its 7000+ members, between them, are responsible for the operation of tens of thousands of commercial vehicles. Benefits of membership include the Association’s exclusive Conditions of Carriage, legal and insurance services and on-line and over the phone advice and information from a network of four offices.
The RHA actively campaigns for its members and the industry as a whole at local, national and international level and constantly strives to ensure that policy makers fully understand the vital role of road haulage within the UK economy.
As the UK’s trusted fleet partner for over 45 years, Ryder have 23 locations and a fleet of more than 20,000 trucks, trailers and vans, supporting its customers nationwide with bespoke commercial vehicle contract hire and rental solutions. All backed up by extensive maintenance regimes, 24/7 in-house breakdown assistance, and approved used vehicle sales.
Supported by the strength and resources of Ryder System Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of leading-edge transportation solutions worldwide, Ryder in the UK can be relied on to provide the choice, uptime and compliance performance that today’s fleet customers demand.
SDC Trailers is one of the leading trailer manufacturers in Europe, with a wide range of solutions for the road transport and logistics industries. The SDC range features boxvan, curtainside, skeletal, platform, urban and extended length trailers. Our philosophy is to understand our customer’s logistics requirements and then tailor a solution to meet those needs. Investing in an SDC trailer, means investing in the best technology, quality and flexibility, as well as the knowledge, expertise and understanding that comes from 40 years of experience in the haulage industry.
Think Logistics works to make the logistics, transport and supply chain profession an attractive career of choice. We look to attract, retain and develop talent within the profession to keep Great Britain moving, by underpinning our economy and society and protecting the environment.
We work with Government to inform its policies, with the education sector to raise awareness of the benefits and opportunities of employment within the profession, and with employers to attract, retain and develop the best people, skills and talent necessary to secure the successful growth and development of their businesses.