A number of the UK’s finest van businesses are celebrating today (25 August 2022) after being announced as finalists in Logistics UK’s renowned Van Awards 2022. After another round of judging, the winner of each category will be announced during a celebratory lunch to be held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham on Friday 16 September 2022, with entertainment to be provided by thought-provoking comedian Keith Farnan. 

Supported by Logistics UK’s Van Gold Partners – The AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Lex Autolease, Quartix, TVL and WTW – the awards celebrate companies who have made a significant contribution to the industry over the past 12 months.     

David Wells, Chief Executive at Logistics UK comments: “Logistics UK is privileged to be hosting the Van Awards again this year as it gives us the chance to celebrate the tremendous hard work and dedication that businesses show to keep our supply chains protected. The Van Awards recognise companies and individuals that place driver wellbeing, safety, efficiency, innovation and sustainability at the heart of their operations. To be selected as a finalist in these prestigious awards is truly an honour in itself; I would like to congratulate all our shortlisted entrants and I wish them the best of luck for the ceremony.” 

The shortlisted entrants for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2022 are: 

Hero of the Year, sponsored by WTW: 

  • Nathan White, Sciensus 
  • Purrfect Pet Transport 
  • Michael Harrison, Fresh Pastures & School Milk UK 
  • Karen Benson, Fresh Pastures & School Milk UK 

Winning at Wellbeing, sponsored by Bott: 

  • The Clancy Group 
  • J Murphy and Sons Ltd 
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire 

Diversity and Inclusion Award, sponsored by TVL:  

  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd  
  • Amey  
  • Norse South East Ltd  

Keeping your Show on the Road, sponsored by AA: 

  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd  
  • Scottish Water 
  • HH Driveright  

Using Technology for Good, sponsored by Brigade Electronics: 

  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd  
  • The John Lewis Partnership & Flexible Power Systems 
  • Speedy Asset Services ltd 
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire 
  • HH Driveright  

Sustainable Van Operator of the Year, sponsored by Lex Autolease: 

  • The John Lewis Partnership 
  • Scottish Water 
  • HIVED     

Van Safety and Compliance Award, sponsored by Quartix: 

  • J Murphy & Sons Ltd  
  • Kasava 
  • Carnell 
  • Reflex Vehicle Hire 
  • Wayfair Delivery Network 
  • Norse South East Ltd 
  • Scottish Water 

All winners of the Van Awards will be shortlisted for the Van Operator of the Year category at Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2022, which will be taking place on 8 December 2022 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London. For more information on the Logistics UK’s Logistics Awards 2022, please visit: www.logistics.org.uk/logistics22  

For more information on Logistics UK’s Van Awards, please visit:  www.logistics.org.uk/vanawards22  

By Alison