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Congratulations to Garath – Goole & Howdenshire Business Awards Winner


Simon Gibson Transport’s very own Garath Isle won Employee of the Year at the Goole & Howdenshire Business Excellence Awards. We couldn’t be prouder of his achievements within Simon Gibson Transport, he is a well deserving winner. Congratulations Garath.

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Chairman’s Business Award 2015















On Tuesday, 20th May 2015, the winners of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Chairman’s Award 2015 were announced at a very special ceremony held at the Spa Bridlington and our area did extremely well. The annual awards celebrate the contributions made by individuals and organisations to make the East Riding a better place over the last year. People, businesses, community projects, and building schemes were all honoured for their achievements in five different categories. The 24 finalists were all nominated by the public and were all invited to attend the annual ceremony, where the winners were presented with their awards in front of an audience of dignitaries and invited guests. The awards were hosted by BBC Look North presenter and news reader Claire Frisby.

Councillor Pat O’Neil, Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: ” The winners, and indeed all the finalists, show the East Riding at its very best. They are shining examples of what can be achieved in our area and I’m delighted we can reward each one for their hard work, dedication and talent.” We were delighted to be the winners this year of the Chairman’s Business Awards for 51 employees and over.

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Tip-Ex & Tank-Ex 2015 Awards















Friday, 29th May 2015 saw Harrogate’s Majestic Hotel host the Top-Ex & Tank-Ex 2015 Awards. The awards were presented by comedy impressionists Les Gibson and Andy Salter, MD of Road Transport Media, owner of Tip-Ex and Tank-Ex. We were delighted to be the winners of the Tanker Safety Award 2015

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Motor Transport Awards


The 30th Motor Transport Awards took place on the 1st July 2015 before more than 1,500 guests at London’s Grosvenor House on Park Lane. Known as the transport industry ‘Oscars’, the awards celebrate the achievements of the industry and recognise innovation, outstanding service, efficiency, and equality. They are judged by an independent panel of experts drawn from the industry. Although we didn’t win Haulier of The Year we were extremely pleased to make it within the top 4.

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Goole & Howdenshire Business Excellence Awards













On Friday, 20th February, 2015, a superb evening was had celebrating business excellence, which brought success to us. We were delighted to be the winners of the Large Business of the Year Award 2015.

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Herpa create Simon Gibson Volvo FH XL bulk silo semitrailer

Herpa announces new Simon Gibson truck model

German model manufacturers Herpa have announced the release of a new Simon Gibson truck miniture. “The striking semitrailer is equipped with twopiece chrome rims and features elaborate prints.”

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UK’s First “XXL” Model for Simon Gibson

The latest Volvo Trucks UK YouTube video features the Simon Gibson FH XXL

Simon Gibson are very happy to be in receipt of the UK’s first FH XXL model.

This is the 50th truck we have purchased since coming into business and Volvo UK have created a video to commemorate this very special purchase.

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Tanker Trailblazers on the Inside Lane magazine Front Page

Inside Lane feature the UK first XXL on the front cover.


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