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& Jury

Sustainability Wins


Competition Process

You can find out about the participation conditions for the categories on the website. Submit the online short application form by 15th December 2021 to take part in the competition.

The jury evaluates the short applications and, based on the results, invites participants to write a full application which must be submitted by 31th January 2022. If required, the jury offers coaching for this process.

The jury evaluates the full applications and selects the finalists (shortlist). The finalists will present their initiatives to the jury in February 2022, after which the jury will deliberate on the winners of the Eco Performance Award 2022.

The winners of the award will be honoured at an exclusive award ceremony. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to this event in March 2022.


Application Announcement

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Categories & Application Requirements 2022

  • Participants must have a clear relation to all three dimensions of sustainability as well as an obligatory relation to road freight transport (e.g. multimodal transport, value added services etc.).

  • Participants must have an official office in Europe.

  • The submitted concepts and projects must have been implemented in practice.

  • The EPA 2022 sets a particular focus on digital support within the submitted concepts and projects.

Truck Car Park


  • Disposition sovereignty over a truck fleet is mandatory.

Loading Boxes in teh Truck

Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises

  • Disposition sovereignty over a truck fleet is mandatory.

Rocket Launch


  • Start-ups may not be older than five years, must have highly innovative ideas and constant growth, but do not require disposition sovereignty over a fleet of trucks.

Technicians at Work

Transformer of the Year

  • This category rewards particularly sustainable transformation processes in road freight transport, also based on digital solutions, regardless of the size of the company. No dispatching sovereignty over a truck fleet is required.

Application Deadline: 15th December 2021
Location is tbd


The careful checking of incoming concepts is carried out by an experienced specialist jury. The jury of experts consists of of respected members from different practical backgrounds and the scientific sector. Under the chairmanship of Professor Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle (Managing Director of the Institue for Supply Chain Management at the University of St. Gallen), the winners of the Eco Performance Awards are selected according to various evaluation criteria.


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stölzle

Executive Director of Institute of Supply Chain Management, University of St. Gallen


St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelhardt

Chairman of the Board of the Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL) e.V.

Frankfurt/M., Germany


Peter Förster

Founder of Transporeon GmbH

Ulm, Germany

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Dr.-Ing. Guido Herale

Head of Supply Chain Management & Logistics Europe, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG

Herzogenaurach, Germany


Annika Lorenz

Head of Fleet Solutions Germany, Replacement Tires at Continental AG


Hannover, Germany

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Bernd Melcher

Managing Director at KRAVAG-SACH Versicherung des Deutschen Kraftverkehrs VaG

Hamburg, Germany

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Volker Möller

Managing Director at Venkinto GmbH

Karlsruhe, Germany


Andreas Müller

Publisher and Editor at Loginfo24

Basel, Switzerland


Dr. Gerhard Schulz

Cairman of the Board at Toll Collect GmbH


Berlin, Germany

Initiators & Partners

The Eco Performance Award as an independent seal of quality is funded by the consortium of Eco Performance Award Partners.

The cooperation with the Institut for Supply Chain Management at the University of St. Gallen enables the professional assessment and evaluation of all received application concepts thanks to extensive know-how and expertise.

In addition, the Institute for Supply Chain Management represents an international platform for scientific and practical dialogue in the logistics, supply chain management and traffic sectors.

The Eco Performance Award has been able to acquire a strong premium partner with the renowned company of Transporeon, that complies with the ideals of the Award and further emphasises the importance of the award. Further business partners include BGL, Continental, KRAVAG-LOGISTIC and Schaeffler. As global players, these companies and associations provide the Eco Performance Award with valuable stimuli and promote its establishment at international levels.

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