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Shortlist for 2023 Truck and Fleet Awards announced!

The 2023 Truck & Fleet Awards will now take place on 1 February in Dubai at the Ritz Carlton JBR

The list of shortlisted nominees for the 2023 Truck and Fleet Awards has been released, after thousand of votes were cast in the products and distributors awards.

Close to 10,000 votes were received by the time voting closed on 14 January, with several of the shortlisted companies coming from across the GCC.

The nominees for the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award, which was assessed by a team of industry expert judges, are also now ready to be named.

A special award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Transportation’ will also be handed to its recipient on the night of the event which now takes place on 1 February at the Ritz Carlton JBR in Dubai – a change of date following the rain in the city this week.

Read about the 2022 Truck & Fleet Award winners here.

“I am delighted to be able to share the nominees after weeks of planning for these awards. This was the second year for the vote and it has easily surpassed our expectations,” said Truck & Fleet Middle East’s Head of Content Stephen White.

He added, “There is a lot of hard work that goes on behind the scene when holding a vote like this, but it is genuinely excited to see the buzz this creates. Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to take part, including the insights from our judging panel.”

The shortlisted companies in each category are:

B2C Digital Fleet of the Year

  • Amazon
  • Cafu
  • Careem
  • Ekar

Hospitality Fleet of the Year

  • Almarai
  • Dubai Refreshment Company (DRC)
  • National Food Production Company (NFPC)

Logistics Fleet of the Year

  • DHL
  • DSV
  • Transport Overseas Group

Tyre Technology Provider of the Year

  • Apollo Tyres
  • Bridgestone
  • Continental
  • Goodyear
  • OKO Truck and Bus Heavy on Road

Distributor of the Year

  • Al Masaood Commercial Vehicles and Equipment
  • Al Naboodah Swaidan Trading
  • Al Shirawi Enterprises
  • Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO)
  • Genavco
  • Juffali Commercial Vehicles (JCV)

Waste Management Fleet of the Year

  • Averda
  • BEEAH Tandeef
  • Dulsco
  • Suez Middle East Recycling

After Sales Uptime Initiative of the Year

  • Al Masaood
  • Al Shirawi Enterprises
  • Espero Brake Parts
  • SAF-Holland

Truck Bodybuilder of the Year

  • Atlas Al Shirawi Equipment Co.
  • Gorica
  • Naz Industries LLC (Mammut)
  • Schmitz Cargobull
  • Tusker

Heavy Fleet of the Year Award 

  • Al Faris
  • Al Marwan Heavy Equipment & Machinery
  • Momentum Logistics
  • Oryx Mix

Bus of the Year

  • Ashok Leyland Falcon
  • Ashok Leyland Oyster
  • Volvo 7900

Coach of the Year

  • Mercedes-Benz Tourismo
  • VECV/Eicher Coach & Sleeper Bus Range
  • Zhongtong LCK6128H

New Vehicle of the Year

  • IVECO T-Way
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks – Econic
  • Scania Super
  • Toyota LiteAce

Light Commercial Vehicle of the Year

  • Ashok Leyland Partner
  • Fuso Canter Euro 5
  • Hino 300
  • Toyota LiteAce

Innovation in Mobility Technology Award

  • Cafu for Business
  • Continental / Location Solutions / AV Living Lab
  • SHAHN – Tanseeq Technologies FZCO
  • Shams+ Al-Masaood Power Division
  • Trella App -by Trella

Excellence in Fleet Safety Award

  • DSV
  • Dulsco
  • Momentum Logistics
  • STS Group
  • Tristar

Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

  • Hino 500
  • Isuzu F Series
  • Mercedes-Benz Atego 1726 4×4
  • Renault Trucks D-Series

Outstanding Manufacturer of the Year

  • Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA
  • Renault Trucks ME
  • Scania Trucks ME
  • Volvo Trucks

Middle East Fleet of the Year

  • Al Faris
  • DSV
  • Dulsco
  • Momentum Logistics
  • NFPC
  • STS Group
  • Suez Middle East Recycling
  • Tristar

Heavy Duty Truck of the Year Award

  • DAF XF
  • Mercedes-Benz Actros
  • Renault Trucks K-Series (Construction)
  • Scania XT
  • UD Trucks Quester
  • Volvo FMX

Overall Truck of the Year Award 

  • IVECO T-Way
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks – Econic
  • Scania Super
  • Volvo FM
  • Renault Trucks K-Series (Construction)
  • UD Trucks Quester

To learn more about the 2023 Truck & Fleet Awards, click here.


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