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 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