CILT North West Awards 

Hailed as one of the best networking events of the year, the CILT’s NW Region Awards for Education & Excellence promote and showcase individual and corporate best practice within the freight and passenger transport industry and are supported by organisations and individuals from throughout the North West.

The Awards evening guarantees to challenge and inform with maximum enjoyment and entertainment.Click to view the 11 Awards that will be presented in the attached individual and corporate categories

Bruce Allan FCILT, Chair, CILT North West Region, said: ‘Last year’s North West Awards championed many of the great developments in logistics and transport taking place in the North West of England. 

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CILT North West Awards 2018 - Categories 

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This Award is made to an individual whose career has included not only an outstanding contribution to the logistics and transport industry in and / or on behalf of the North West, but also personally made major contributions to enhance the standing of the profession, proactively using Institute membership for the benefit of others throughout his or her career.

For outstanding achievement in the reduction of environmental impact and promotion of sustainable development.Entries must show evidence of reductions in energy and materials used, better use of resources and a reduced carbon footprint.In the latter case, the judges will consider percentage, rather than actual, reductions of CO2.Entries will need to demonstrate conclusively through the submission of verifiable data, that the project has lowered the environmental impact of the initiative across all the measures taken.

For outstanding achievement in the transport of passengers by road, rail, water or air. This Award is for excellence in passenger transport by a small or large operation.Achievements can include improvements in organisation, technology, equipment and physical assets, human resources, information management or any other aspect of passenger transport; policy development, infrastructure, quality of recommendation, excellence of implementation and environmental sensitivity

This award acknowledges organisations that have financially prospered by an innovative approach to staff development, supported by an overall commitment to such development. Entries need to demonstrate a new and/or innovative approach to staff development, supported by an overall commitment to people development within the organisation.Entries MUST include an indication of the resources devoted to training as a percentage of payroll or total employee days paid.

For outstanding achievement in any area of health and safety improvement. Achievements can include road safety initiatives as well as on-site initiatives and collaborations. Entries may include programmes that lead to a demonstrable improvement in health and safety standards either within one organisation, trading partners or the wider community sharing the network. Judges are particularly interested those initiatives which are sustainable, transferable or that show an innovative approach.

For outstanding achievement in transport planning for the benefit of passengers, business and the environment.

Entries should demonstrate improved methods for the planning, development and evaluation of transport policies, plans or projects.Entries might include a particularly outstanding transport policy, strategy or plan that has been formally adopted; an outstanding scheme designed to improve a transport system or services, the economy, the local environment and public realm, sustainability, accessibility or health and show how it was successfully implemented.

For an individual, on a designated CILT course, at any level, who has exceeded the general expectations of his or her nominator, and/or whose work and study will benefit or has benefited the logistics and transport sector in the North West.

For outstanding achievements beyond that normally expected from managers of this age and experience.For excellence in any of the functions relating to the management of logistics and transport, including both operational management and supporting functions.‘Young’ is defined as a manager who, on 31st December 2018, less than 35 years old.

For outstanding developments. This could be using new technology, or using existing technology in an innovative manner. Entries should demonstrate the use of new or existing technology in an innovative manner.Entries will be judged with particular regard to how the innovation enhances the business process and to the creative use of effective user interfaces.

For outstanding achievement in the movement of freight across any, or multiple modes whether regional, national or global in scope.Entries should show a demonstrable improvement in performance over a sustained period, and be supported by verifiable data.Entries should demonstrate how an improved freight movement performance has helped the organisation achieve its strategic objectives in terms of financial performance, customer service enhancement and environmental impact.

For delivering world class performance in warehouse operations. Entries should demonstrate continuous improvement and productivity utilising the most appropriate equipment, software, and a fully engaged workforce.Projects could include both improvements in internal warehouse operations and in the wider aspects of operating a warehouse or establishing a new warehouse.

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