UK Business Awards

2023 Haulage And Logistics Awards

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2023 Haulage And Logistics Awards

The 2023 Awards are now closed, to join the awards for this year,
visit the updated Haulage and Logistics Awards page.

Effective 19th May 2023: All awards will be launched with a new fee structure. Your Award Acceptance Fee will be a single, “flat fee”. If you are selected as a Winner, you will only pay one single fee regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x Winner Trophy is included in this fee. Additional trophies can still be purchased.

This has been made possible thanks to our new sponsors and partners, who have enabled us to pass our cost savings on to winners. All entries are still FREE for all sectors.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.

Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.

Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.

Publicity and PR Package


Was £425
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£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
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£99 +VAT
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* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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UK Business Experts

Our judging panel are business experts with a wealth of knowledge in various industries. They lend their experience and business acumen to the many award sectors we cover.

Our panel consists of dozens of private & public guest judges; below are a few of our business experts who will be selecting shortlists, winners and finalists in our awards!

Interested in being a guest judge? Contact us here.

Our Judges

Haulage And Logistics Awards Categories

TypeAward/categoryDescription / Criteria
PrimaryIndustry Leader In TransportationRecognising a company that sets the benchmark for excellence in the transportation industry, demonstrating leadership, innovation, and delivering exceptional services that redefine standards.
PrimaryBest Haulage CompanyCelebrating a haulage company that excels in delivering efficient, reliable, and safe transportation services, demonstrating excellence in logistics, timely delivery, and customer satisfaction.
PrimaryBest UK Logistics BusinessHonouring a UK-based logistics company that demonstrates exceptional expertise in managing and coordinating the movement of goods, optimising supply chain operations, and providing effective logistics solutions.
PrimaryBest International Logistics BusinessRecognising a logistics company that showcases excellence in managing global logistics operations, demonstrating expertise in international freight forwarding, customs clearance, and efficient coordination across borders.
PrimaryFastest Growing BusinessCelebrating a haulage and logistics company that has experienced significant growth, demonstrating exceptional performance, innovation, and strategic approaches that have propelled its success within a short period of time.
PrimaryBest Vehicle Salvage CompanyRecognising a company that specialises in vehicle salvage services, demonstrating exceptional expertise in the recovery, assessment, and salvage of vehicles, contributing to the efficient management of post-accident and end-of-life vehicles.
PrimaryBest For Green PartsHonouring a company that excels in the use and supply of environmentally friendly and sustainable vehicle parts, promoting the reuse and recycling of automotive components, and contributing to the reduction of waste and carbon emissions in the industry.
PrimaryBest Customer ExperienceRecognising a haulage and logistics company that prioritises delivering exceptional customer experiences, providing timely and reliable services, effective communication, and exceeding customer expectations at every touchpoint.
PrimaryBest Health And Safety InitiativeHonouring a company that demonstrates outstanding commitment to health and safety in the haulage and logistics industry, implementing innovative initiatives, promoting a culture of safety, and ensuring the well-being of employees and stakeholders.
PrimaryBest Import/Export BusinessCelebrating a company that excels in import/export operations, demonstrating expertise in navigating customs regulations, efficient supply chain management, and ensuring seamless transportation of goods across international borders.
PrimarySustainability AwardRecognising a haulage and logistics company that demonstrates exceptional commitment to sustainability, implementing eco-friendly practices, reducing carbon footprint, and contributing to the development of a greener and more sustainable industry.
PrimaryOutstanding AchievementHonouring a company that has achieved exceptional milestones, demonstrating innovation, growth, and significant contributions to the haulage and logistics sector.
PrimaryBest Fleet Van ProviderCelebrating a company that offers an outstanding fleet of vans for haulage and logistics services, providing reliable, well-maintained vehicles that meet industry standards and support efficient operations.
PrimaryBest Home Moving BusinessRecognising a company that specialises in home moving services, demonstrating professionalism, efficiency, and exceptional customer service in ensuring a smooth and stress-free moving experience for individuals and families.
PrimaryTriumph Over AdversityCelebrating a haulage and logistics company that has demonstrated exceptional resilience, overcoming significant challenges or setbacks, adapting to changing market conditions, and achieving remarkable success despite adversity faced in the industry.
PrimaryBusiness Transformation AwardHonouring a haulage and logistics company that has successfully undertaken a significant transformation, redefining its operations, strategies, and processes to adapt to changing market demands and emerge stronger and more competitive.
VerticalBest Marketing CampaignCelebrating a haulage and logistics company that has executed an exceptional marketing campaign, demonstrating creativity, strategic thinking, and effectiveness in reaching and engaging target audiences, resulting in increased brand visibility and business growth.
VerticalBest Use Of TechnologyRecognising a company that demonstrates exceptional utilisation of technology in the haulage and logistics industry, such as advanced tracking systems, optimisation software, or innovative applications, to enhance operational efficiency, improve customer experience, and drive business success.
VerticalOperational ExcellenceHonouring a company that excels in operational efficiency and effectiveness, demonstrating streamlined processes, optimised resource utilisation, and a commitment to delivering high-quality services in the haulage and logistics sector.
LocationMost Positive Community ImpactRecognising a haulage and logistics company that actively contributes to the betterment of its local community, demonstrating a commitment to social responsibility, supporting community initiatives, and making a positive impact beyond its core operations.
PeopleBest Company To Work ForCelebrating a haulage and logistics company that prioritises employee well-being, fosters a positive work culture, offers growth opportunities, and creates a supportive environment, making it an exceptional workplace for its employees.
PeopleBest Training and DevelopmentHonouring a company that demonstrates exceptional commitment to training and developing its workforce in the haulage and logistics industry, providing comprehensive programmes to enhance skills, knowledge, and professional growth.
PeopleDiversity and Inclusion ChampionRecognising a haulage and logistics company that goes above and beyond in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within its workforce, creating an inclusive culture that values and celebrates people from all backgrounds and identities.
PeopleRising Star AwardCelebrating an emerging talent in the haulage and logistics industry who shows exceptional potential, innovation, and growth prospects, making a significant impact and demonstrating promise for continued success.
PeopleFastest Growing TeamRecognising a dynamic team within a haulage and logistics company that has experienced significant growth, demonstrating exceptional collaboration, adaptability, and performance in achieving rapid success and contributing to the overall growth and success of the organisation.

Entry Form

Haulage And Logistics Awards
Entries Closed: Deadline Reached

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us:

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.

Example Entry in Travel Awards:

Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays

Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.

At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.

One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.

Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.

At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.

Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.

Rising Star Award:

Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK

Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.

Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.