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Last chance to enter EST Fleet Hero awards

The UK’s greenest fleets are running out of time to enter the Energy Saving Trust Fleet Hero Awards.

The awards celebrate public and private organisations that are successfully reducing their fuel bills and lowering carbon footprints through fleet travel and transport policies. They also highlight companies that supply cost and fuel saving products or services to car andvan fleets.

The Fleet Hero awards are open to fleets of any size in the public and private sectors. The diverse range of previous winners includes construction and utilities contractors, automotive manufacturers, courier companies, government departments and agencies, NHS trusts and local councils.

The 11 categories are: Best Public Sector; Best Private Sector; Innovation in Fleet Management; Innovation in Car and Van manufacture; Innovation in Services and Systems; Industry Supplier; Leadership; Smarter Driving; Grey Fleet Management; Business Mileage Management; and Van Fleet Management.

Applying requires a 250-word entry outlining why your organisation should win. The deadline for initial applications is Tuesday (September 20).

Those applicants who qualify to enter the second and final round of judging will be notified by September 27 and invited to submit a second, more detailed application by October 14.

The Fleet Heroes Awards 2011 judges include Julie Jenner, chair of ACFO, Steve Briers, editor of Fleet News and Ian Featherstone of the Energy Saving Trust.

To receive an application form, please email your name, job title and organisation to fleetheroes@est.org.uk or download from the link below. For further information on the categories and judging process, visit www.est.org.uk/fleetheroes.

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