Shortlist for Tip-ex and Tank-ex Awards revealed

George Barrow
May 18, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Tip-ex and Tank-ex Awards sees Cemex lead the way with three nomination across five categories, closely followed by tanker specialist Suttons and Yorkshire-based bulk haulage specialist Alfred Hymas which received two nominations.

The winners will be revealed at the Tip-ex Gala dinner, sponsored by SSAB Swedish Steel, on the evening of Friday 1 June. Tip-ex and Tank-ex 2018 takes place at the Harrogate Convention Centre between 31 May and 2 June.

The Show Innovation Award, sponsored by Iveco; Image of the Industry Award, sponsored by Wilcox, and Personality of the Year Award, sponsored by Hyva, have no shortlist and will all be revealed on the night.

Apprentice of the Year (the Steve Gray Memorial Award) will also be revealed on the night and is sponsored by Commercial Motor.

The shortlist in full:

Tanker Operator of the Year, sponsored by Feldbinder UK

  • Cemex UK Operations
  • Lomas Distribution
  • Suttons Transport Group
  • Whitworths

Tanker Safety Award, sponsored by Protruck Auctions

  • Bibby Distribution
  • Cemex UK Operations
  • McPhersons
  • Suttons Transport Group

Tipper Haulier of the Year, sponsored by Volvo

  • Alfred Hymas
  • Allied Plant
  • Ernest Cooper
  • Mick George Haulage
  • Paul Smart Transport

Tipper Livery of the Year, sponsored by Close Brothers

  • Alfred Hymas
  • Cemex UK Operations
  • HD Ricketts
  • JPE Aggregate
  • Y Pellets

Tipper Safety Award

  • Tarmac
  • T.K. Gallagher

About the Author


George Barrow

George Barrow has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years, starting off his career in the car industry and ending up in commercial vehicles via a brief detour to cover technology, science and start-ups. Often found behind the wheel of a new product, his real interest lies in the business side of the automotive industry. George is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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