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FLEET NEWS AWARDS 2006: Don’t miss your chance to enter

THE Fleet News Awards is the biggest night in the fleet industry. Each year, more than 1,300 people descend on the Le Meridien Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, to see who wins the coveted titles, to see old friends, dance and celebrate.

Now it’s your chance to join in the fun! Don’t think you can win? You’d be surprised. Entering yourself or your company is an easy process that requires you to visit our dedicated website, click to the relevant section and choose which award you wish to enter. Then we’ll email you an entry form to fill in, along with judging criteria and tips on how to make your entry as effective as possible.

For shortlisted fleet managers, there will be an opportunity to come to Fleet News and talk about your job and what you’ve done. For service companies, each entry will undergo thorough scrutiny at the hands of a panel of industry experts and fleet managers, all independently audited. Winners will then be announced on the night.

Fleet Manager Awards

Fleet Risk Management Award

Who can enter: Any employee with responsibility for the safety of their drivers, either company owned or privately owned and used on business.

Fleet Manager of the Year sub-100 vehicles

Who can enter: Anyone running less than 100 cars or vans in the UK. Any job title, but must have decision-making power on fleet matters.

Fleet Manager of the year: 101-400 vehicles

Who can enter: Anyone running 101-400 cars or vans in the UK. Any job title, but must spend the majority of time running the fleet and have decision-making power on fleet matters.

Fleet Manager of the year: 401-plus vehicles

Who can enter: Anyone running between 401 and an unlimited number of vehicles in the UK. You must spend the majority of time running your fleet or have dedicated team.

UK Fleet of the Year

Who can enter: Any fleet in the UK, using its fleet manager as its representative for the judging process.

Pan-European Fleet Manager of the Year
in association with Fleet News Europe

Who can enter: Any fleet with a significant presence in more than one European country.

Supplier Awards

Best Website

Service company offering a website-based product available directly to an end-user fleet decision-maker.

Best Contract Hire/Fleet Management Company

Any company offering contract hire, fleet management and related services as part of a vehicle funding package to end-user fleet operators.

Best Daily Rental Company

Any company offering daily or mid-term rental directed at end-user fleet operators.

Best Risk Management Company

Either a specialist risk management company or a company that offers risk management services as part of a wider product package.

Best Disposal/Remarketing Company

Companies that remarket vehicles on behalf of fleet customers.

Best Breakdown Company

Roadside rescue and recovery firms offering services directly to end-user fleet operators.

Best Glass Repair/Replacement Company

Any company involved in the repair and replacement of glass to end-user fleets.

Best Fast-Fit Company

Any company offering fast-fit services to fleet car and van drivers.

Innovation of the Year

A product or service that has been of particular benefit to fleet customers.

What happens when?

  • NOW
    Awards website, www.fleetnewsawards.com is live, allowing easy entry to all awards

  • December 23, 2005
    Deadline for all awards entries

  • January 5, 2006
    2006 awards judges announced

  • January 19, 2006
    Reader voting starts for Headline Awards:
    Company Car of the Year and Fleet Manufacturer of the Year

  • January 24-25, 2006
    Interviews for shortlisted fleet managers of the year

  • January 31-February 1, 2006
    Judging for service company and vehicle manufacturer awards

  • February 10, 2006
    Reader voting for Headline Awards ends

  • March 15, 2006
    The Fleet News Awards

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