Nominations for the 2019 awards are now open

submissions should be received before Tuesday 10th September


The 23rd National Courier Awards will be held at the IoD, Pall Mall, London SW1 on Tuesday October 15th 2018.

A gala event to recognise excellence in the express final mile, last mile, home delivery sector. Two and four wheel express final mile drivers, contract drivers and office teams make four categories to win the courier silver Cs.  IOC President, Viscount Lord Falkland has set his diary for Oct 15th 2019 to join the National Courier Awards 2019 and hand out the courier silver Cs to the best of the best in logistics. It will be a double diary date with a round table, heads of industry on the same afternoon. A three-T focus, Transport, Trailblazer and Taylor. Heads of industry at the IoD. DfT, TfL, DfE all on the invite list for a must-attend event.

Quick summary


250 words to describe the deeds, actions and/or qualities of the individual you are nominating.

Please include :

a)       author's/nominator’s name, job title, company name / depot and contact telephone

b)      Nominee’s name, job title, company name / depot

c)       Category you think is best suited to the nomination



We will be accepting nominations in the following categories for the 2018 awards...

Two wheels

A Driver of a Bicycle or Motorbike.

Four wheels

A Driver of a Small or Transit Van.

Contract Driver

An Individual who is contracted to a client/customer for a period of time, for a regular contract or for a project, or regularly deals with the same client. This can be in the role of driver, office staff, support services or management.

Contract Site

An Individual who is contracted to a client/customer for a period of time, for a regular contract or for a project, or regularly deals with the same client who works within an operational site or warehouse environment within the courier logistics company.


An Individual who works within the office environment.

Apprentice of the Year Award

An individual working as an apprentice in any role

Military Awards

- Military - Civilian Award. An individual's transition from military to civilian workplace. Transferring knowledge, commitment and achieving success in the courier and logistics industry.

- Military Reserve Courier Award of Honour. An individual's excellence, commitment and knowledge enhancement that contributes to others and the industry.

- Award of Distinction. An individual's excellence, sustainability and knowledge enhancement to constantly achieve extraordinary delivery of service employed by the military.

Corporate Safety Award

A company or corporation which has shown outstanding support for the proactive use of safety on the road. This can be a courier or transport company taking the leadership in proactive safety instruction of their workforce, proactive leadership in safety innovation, instruction of others in support of all professional workers within the courier industry or third-party safety awareness in the role of road accident prevention.

Road Safety Award

A company or person who has shown commitment to improving road safety.



In addition, the President may award the following categories for 2018 - these categories are subject to review for 2018

Services to Industry Award

A Fellow of the Institute of Couriers who has given outstanding individual commitment to the wider industry.

Client Collaboration

A company who has shown improved system or processes that generate customer recommendation of quality control and service delivery.

City Consolidation

A company recognised for its commitment to improve customer interface, improved air quality and or efficiency of vehicle use.

Courier Team Award

A team within the company who have shown outstanding co-ordination and information interface that results in measured success.

Chairman's Citation

An individual who is recognised for raising the profile of the industry.


A nomination paper is presented on a company letterhead with the following information as a minimum.

Nominee's name, age, family status, job title, location & usual hours of employment. Additional information about membership of professional associations and/or charitable activities can be useful.

Contact details of nominator, company office and job title

A two hundred and fifty word (250) testimony with details of skills, aptitude, dedication, outstanding performance or a specific act of professional delivery should be written by the nominator. Additional customer recommendations or company achievements should also be included. Please see the winners' short summaries for previous years' awards for reference.

Testimonies should be sent via e-mail along with any supporting evidence - such as client/customer comments or company accolades or personal achievements - to Tracey Worth at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Do you have a group or team of people who deserve to be recognised for an outstanding contribution to their company or industry ? E-mail Tracey or call on 07976 263745

submissions should be received before Tuesday 10th September

submissions should be received before Monday 10th September