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Entries open for quiet freight delivery award

Vehicle firms and operators that have taken action to reduce the noise of freight deliveries are being invited to enter the Quiet Logistics award to have their work recognised.

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The Quiet Logistics award recognises those dedicated to reducing the noise of freight deliveries wherever possible

Sponsored by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the category is part of the Noise Abatement Society’s (NAS) John Connell Awards, which recognise the importance of sound quality and reward organisations committed to reducing noise pollution.

The Quiet Logistics category is open to operators, vehicle manufacturers, trailer-makers, bodybuilders and ancillary equipment suppliers which have created quieter products, services and programmes to facilitate safe, low-noise and efficient urban distribution services in the past year.

Nominations for the awards are open until 14 September with the ceremony to be held at the Palace of Westminster on 24 October 2018.

Natalie Chapman, head of south of England and urban policy, FTA, commented: “The Quiet Logistics award is an invaluable opportunity for any company committed to noise-reduction to showcase its expertise and commitment and set a high standard for the rest of the industry.”

The other categories open for nominations at the John Connell Awards are:

  • Local authority award
  • Soundscape award
  • Innovation award
  • Silent approach Quiet Mark award distinction

For more information and to enter the awards please visit http://noiseabatementsociety.com/john-connell-awards

 

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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