Nominations for Logistics UK's Van Awards 2022 now open

Thursday 30 June 2022

Nominations for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2022 have opened, and with so much excellent competition across the sector, the business group is advising all operators to apply now for the chance to be recognised as the best in the industry.  

Concluding with an awards ceremony to be held at the Hyatt Regency, Birmingham on Friday 16 September 2022, the awards – which include a drinks reception and three course lunch – recognise the ‘best of the best’ and celebrate the van and light commercial vehicle (LCV) operators which have made a significant contribution to the industry throughout the past 12 months. Nominations for the awards close on Friday 15 July 2022; those wishing to enter are encouraged to do so, regardless of whether they operate a large fleet of hundreds of vehicles, a mixed fleet, or just a single vehicle.

Chief Executive of Logistics UK, David Wells, comments: “Van drivers play a crucial role in the UK economy and are often required to meet challenging time pressures while navigating traffic and dealing with changing road spaces and updated legislation. By placing driver wellbeing, safety, efficiency, innovation and sustainability at the heart of their businesses, these van drivers are setting the best example of what the logistics industry requires in order to function at its highest potential. Their resolve and tremendous hard work do not go unnoticed, and Logistics UK is proud to be celebrating the dedication of those working in this vital sector.” 

The awards are supported by the Van Gold Partners: The AA, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Lex Autolease, Quartix, TVL and WTW. Nominations are now open for the following categories: 


  • Hero of the Year, sponsored by WTW 
  • SME Van Operator of the Year, sponsored by TVL 
  • Winning at Wellbeing, sponsored by Bott  
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award, sponsored by Logistics UK 
  • Keeping your Show on the Road, sponsored by AA  
  • Using technology for good, sponsored by Brigade Electronics  
  • Sustainable Van Operator of the Year, sponsored by Lex Autolease  
  • Van Safety and Compliance Award, sponsored by Quartix 


All confirmed 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, and to enter the awards, please visit: Entries close at 5pm on Friday 15 July 2022. 

Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With COVID-19, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.