The Product Innovation Award recognises HVIA Members which have designed, utilised new technology or built an innovative product to address the growing road freight task.
Freight transport plays a significant role in the Australian economy. Road transport is the predominant mode of transport for urban, inter-urban and regional freight. The domestic freight task increased 50% in the 10 years to 2016 and is forecast to grow another 26% by 2026.
Freight productivity benefits other transport system users by reducing the number of vehicles on road, increasing safety by reducing accident exposure risk for other road users, and reducing noxious and greenhouse emissions per unit of freight moved.
The Product Innovation Award recognises products and services that provide innovative technological solutions for new and existing market needs. **** IT MUST BE OPERATIONAL IN THE LAST 2 YEARS****
Please address the judging criteria with as much detail and clarity as you can and remember that attachments (pictures, video etc) will help the judges understand your nomination.
The Product Innovation Award is an employer nominated award. To meet the Award criteria, the nominee must:
- Be a financial HVIA member company up to date with members dues;
- Wholly owned branches and subsidiary companies of the HVIA primary member can nominate’
- Must be able to highlight how the nomination is innovative;
- Must be able to demonstrate that it has been implemented in the past two years or is currently in use;
- The innovation must have resulted in a positive change that can be demonstrated through the judging criteria; and
- The nomination must be signed off by the HVIA Primary Member Contact and a member of the Executive or Leadership team of the Member company.
NOMINATION SUBMISSIONS QUESTIONS
- What is the Product Innovation? (Originality)
- What impact has the innovation had on the business?
- How transferable is the solution to other branches of the business?
- What level of consultation or engagement (internal or external i.e. staff, customers, suppliers) was undertaken to implement the innovation?
- How effective has the innovation been in increasing productivity in the freight industry?
Nominees are encouraged to accompany their submission with a video, photos or other supporting material, which assists in answering the above questions to assist the judging panel.
JUDGING CRITERIA WEIGHTING (50 points)
- Originality (20)
- Effectiveness of the innovation (10)
- Impact on the business (10)
- Consultation and Engagement (5)
- Transferability (5)
Regional and national winners will be announced at a cocktail evening on the Thursday 21st October in Melbourne and the HVIA Gala Awards event in Brisbane on Friday 19th November 2021.
The regional winners and the national award winner will receive a certificate, recognised by HVIA at the Gala Awards Dinner and their names will be publicised in all available platforms.
Nominations extended until Friday 27 August 2021.
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