Founded in 1517 the 77th Livery Company of the City of London

Worshipful Company of Carmen

Transport Awards presented in 2017
THE CARMEN’S SIR HENRY ROYCE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION AWARD
The Federation od British Historic Vehicle Clubs

for its Apprenticeship Scheme to NVQ standards, in its third year, with 48+ apprentices in two centres and more due in 2017; the industry employs 35,000 with £5.5bn turnover and one million classic vehicles, needing 180 new craftsmen annually.  
 
THE CARMEN’S HERBERT CROW AWARD

The Institute of Road Transport Engineers

for its Skills Challenge, the key means to develop leading engineers, encouraging  best practice in bus and coach, through technicians and apprentices across the UK.

THE CARMEN'S AWARD OF MERIT
Cranfield University

 

for sustained excellence in transport systems, logistics and supply chain research and education; on land, sea and in the air, with impact on agrifood, environment, humanitarian, pharmaceuticals, retail, automotive and defence.

THE CARMEN'S RLC SAFETY AWARD
IRTEC Licensing Scheme

 

for its nationally recognised certificate, demonstrating individual skill to any employer in the road transport industry.

THE CARMEN'S ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD
David Thomson from Forth Ports

  
for a vehicle booking system app uniquely designed for hauliers at the London Container Terminal at Tilbury, enabling bookings, and checking container status remotely, improving efficiency and reducing emissions.

THE CARMEN'S VIVA AWARD
Sir Torquil Norman and Gordon Murray


for the Global Vehicle Trust’s OX flatpack truck, designed for Africa and the developing world, with all-terrain mobility, to collect water, carry grain, fertilizer or building materials, enabling faster, cheaper delivery, seating 13 or holding three pallets.

THE CARMEN'S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Ron Dennis CBE

for outstanding leadership in motor racing since 1971, winning seven FI constructors’ titles and ten drivers’ championships, and for founding and developing the leading UK supercar brand – through McLaren Racing and McLaren Automotive.

THE CARMEN 500 special award
Royal Mail

for its consistent and unremitting postal and delivery service to individuals and organisations at home and abroad, a one-price anywhere service carrying over one billion parcels and 16 billion letters annually, founded 500 years ago – in 1516.