Partnership Award

This Award is open to genuine partnerships between: operator(s) and a customer; two or more operators working together; or operator(s) working with a major supplier or consultant. The entry to this Award must be made by an operator running 11 or more commercial vehicles.

Evidence of a partnership as opposed to a simple contract could include:

  • Long-term (more than one year) working relationship;
  • Working in teams that include members drawn from the partner organisations;
  • Sharing of data and resources;
  • Pain/gain sharing financial models.

Judges will want to see:

  • A brief description of the operation involved in the partnership arrangement;
  • Why the partnership was formed including its aims or targets;
  • How these were achieved;
  • Any measurable outcomes, especially in terms of improved customer satisfaction or reduced cost.