A win for sustainability: apply online now for the Eco Performance Award

PTV Group is supporting the Eco Performance Award.

PTV Group is supporting the Eco Performance Award.

Has going green put you in the black? Have you found a balance between economics and the environment? Are you committed to your employees and the company? If you do all that and also work in the transport and logistics sector then you are an Eco Performer – making you eligible to apply for the Eco Performance Award right now. The prize will be presented on 22 September 2016 at the IAA in Hanover. The Eco Performance Award was founded by DKV Euro Service as an independent seal of quality.

Europe’s leading award for sustainability in the transport and logistics sector is being presented for the ninth time. The prize is awarded both for innovative measures (e.g. new technologies or organisational solutions) and for comprehensive approaches that can be applied in practice. Anyone who has implemented innovative sustainability concepts is welcome to apply. The winner will receive a €10,000 prize and the Eco Performance seal of quality.

The new application process makes things even easier. Simply apply online at www.eco-performance-award.com, where you need to fill in the short application form and submit it by 31 January 2016.

The panel of judges

The experienced panel of judges is made up of renowned experts in the sector who work in both business and academia – including Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, who joined the panel in 2013. Academic support for the award is provided by the Chair of Logistics Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. “Our company is committed to making better use of existing infrastructure through new technologies, real-time information and intelligent transport concepts. To do this, we combine expertise in traffic and in logistics”, says Kobesen. “This allows us to view logistics concepts in an integrated manner. I am delighted to be able to bring this specialist knowledge onto the panel of judges once again.”

The team of judges also includes Dr. Christian Büssow (Knorr-Bremse), Hans-Jörg Hager (Unternehmer-Colloquium Spedition), Dr. Alexander Hufnagl (DKV Euro Service), Dr. Marko Multhaupt (Continental), Steffen Rudkowsky (Siemens) and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle (chairman of the panel, University of St. Gallen).