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Welcome to the 2017 Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Awards Free Entry Form

The TCS&D Awards, which takes place on Wednesday 13th September at the RICOH Arena, Coventry, have been created to recognise companies and individuals who have really made a difference in the temperature controlled storage and distribution industry.


All companies and individuals involved within the temperature controlled storage & distribution sector are invited to nominate themselves or other candidates in any of the below 17 award categories.

Closing date: Friday 30th June (Nominations received after this date will not be accepted)

Section 1:

You should supply as much information as is possible about your company nominee (s) but do try to be concise. First refer to the guidance notes in each category for which you are submitting a nomination. For an organisation, the judges will be looking for specific points that set the nominee apart from their competitors. For individual nominees, the focus should be on their achievements in our industry.

Section 2:  For all supporting documents including images, please email them to

Section 3:


Please submit one nomination only per entry form. You can submit as many nominations as you wish,but only one at a time.

Health & Safety – Transport / Warehousing

Refrigerated Panel Van of the Year

Coldstore Manager of the Year

Environmental & Sustainability Award

Refrigerated Rigid of the Year

OEM of the Year

Rental & Contract Hire Company of the Year

Livery of the Year

Innovation Award

Customer Service Award

Refrigerated Trailer of the Year

Refrigerated Fleet Manager of the Year

Refrigerated Courier of the Year

Coldstore Operator of the Year

Refrigerated Transport Operator of the Year

Lifetime Achievement Award

Transport Refrigeration Service Provider of the Year

Home Delivery Operator of the Year


Award Winners will be announced at the TCS&D Awards Dinner on 13th September 2017 at the RICOH Arena, Coventry

General conditions of entry:

All entries will be treated as confidential, seen only by the judging panel.

All decisions by the judging panel are final.

Profiles of the winners will be published in TCS&D and Frozen & Chilled Foods magazines and respective websites after the event.

All entries must be submitted using the official online entry form and be received by 12 noon on Friday 30th June 2017.

Your entry will be judged on the information you provide on the entry form so make sure this is complete and compelling. You should describe the technical, creative or business challenge faced.

The decision of the judges is final in terms of any award made. The organisers will not be obliged to justify their decision or enter into any correspondence.

Please do not contact any member of the judging panel directly at any stage of the judging process.

Any entrants for the awards must be prepared to receive media coverage and this should be accepted as a condition of entry.

Shortlisted applicants may be requested to supply additional material in support of their application and to receive a visit from the judging panel if necessary.

The organisers reserve the right, not to make awards in any category if the standard of entry does not warrant it.