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On track to a more sustainable tomorrow


The Award

Europe's prestigious award for sustainability in commercial road freight transport, the Eco Performance Award, is entering its 15th edition in 2023. Here, the industry's pioneers pave innovative and practice-oriented paths into the future. The Eco Performance Award is awarded to companies that are able to harmonise ecological, economic and social concerns. As well as economic success and environmental protection, our jury evaluates the degree of commitment to employees and society.






What we are looking for

Both innovative measures (e.g. technologies and organisational solutions) are evaluated as well as dependable, application-oriented holistic concepts. Concepts and projects sent in must have been implemented in practice.

Convince us of your sustainability strategy – become a role model for others and benefit from the positive effects of the award.

Application Deadline: November 30th, 2022
Location is tbd

Premium Partners

Transporeon GmbH


At Transporeon, our mission is to bring transportation in sync with the world! We power the largest global freight network of 1,200 shippers, 100 large retailers plus 120,000 logistic service providers and carriers. They execute about 100,000 transports per day and tender about €20bn freight volume per year – 60% land, 30% ocean, 10% air. Our platform enables transparent supply chains and efficient processes for all participants. They easily connect and collaborate as Transporeon facilitates interoperability. Our matchmaking algorithms bring supply and demand in its equilibrium – in real-time. We optimize route and resource planning to avoid empty runs and waiting times. Our tools and services are available in a modular way. They cover market intelligence and benchmarking, freight procurement and rate management, transport execution, dock scheduling and yard management, tracking and visibility, tracking and freight settlement, payment and audit. We are fully GDPR-compliant including our data lake for automated decision-making support based on artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Transporeon is headquartered in Ulm, Germany, and maintains seven regional offices across Europe, Russia, Asia, and the US with more than 1,000 employees. For more information, visit www.transporeon.com 


Business Partners

Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL) e.V.

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The BGL is the leading association for road haulage, logistics and waste disposal in Germany, with its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. Since 1947, it has represented the professional interests of currently around 7,000 companies organized in its regional associations. These companies are mainly active in the fields of road haulage, logistics, freight forwarding, warehousing and waste disposal.


Continental AG

With a history beginning in 1871, Continental has developed itself into one of the largest automotive component suppliers around the world. Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods.



KRAVAG-LOGISTIC is the specialist insurer of the R+V insurance group for, among other things, trucks, tractor units and other commercial vehicles as well as transport insurance of all kinds. As a specialist insurer, KRAVAG-LOGISTIC has the necessary know-how and combines the expertise of KRAVAG as the experienced partner of the road transport industry and R+V Versicherung with its comprehensive product range. KRAVAG-LOGISTIC is one of the market leaders in Germany in both the motor and transport sectors.

Schaeffler Group


The Schaeffler Group is a global automotive and industrial supplier. The Schaeffler Group is making a decisive contribution to mobility with its high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications, in addition to rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. Since its beginnings, the Schaeffler company has been characterized by groundbreaking innovations and global customer orientation.



Smartlane GmbH, founded in 2015, is a Munich-based software company that has developed the Smartlane Transport Intelligence solution for AI-based transport optimization in logistics. Based on many years of research by the founders at the Technical University of Munich, Smartlane Transport Intelligence enables the step-by-step digitalization and automation of transport planning (dispatching). For the first time, the self-learning cloud-based technology reduces dispatching efforts by up to 90% as well as resource requirements, operational costs and CO2 emissions by up to 21%. Customers include numerous medium-sized general cargo forwarders, including several network partners of the Cargoline association


Institute of Supply Chain Management, University of St. Gallen


ISCM-HSG studies complex problems of global value creation networks in the form of concepts, methods and instruments, thus furthering the continuous development of logistics management in industry, trade, services and the public sector. Furthermore, the knowledge development and transfer within an international network of renowned universities and institutes is encouraged. With this standard, the ISCM-HSG has established itself as a professional starting and return point for lifelong learning for students as well as executives.

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