Award-winning excellence Our awards: 2015 BRAKE Fleet Safety Awards - Road Safety in the Community Award This award was presented to Gist as the organisation that has worked hardest with its local community to improve road safety for all road users. Gist, as judged by the committee, has 'road safety at the heart of its corporate social responsibility ethos'. 2014 European Supply Chain Awards - Customer Service & Support Gist was named winner of the Customer Service & Support Award at the 18th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Hundreds of leading Supply Chain and Logistics Directors attended the awards, renowned as a trustworthy measure of the most outstanding examples of best practice in the industry. 2014 Hermes Retail Week - Transport Initiative of the Year Award Gist was named as the winner of the Transport Initiative of the Year award at the annual Retail Week Supply Chain Awards. Gist was listed amongst five finalists; in partnership with their customer Starbucks, whose success story was the focus of their entry for the award. 2013 Fleet Driver of the Year - Motor Transport Awards Hemel Hempstead driver Kevin Gookey was awarded Fleet Driver of the Year for his excellence in focus on training, risk assessment, safety and his instrumental role in Gist's National Child Road Safety programme. 2012 Third Party Logistics Provider of the Year - Retail Week Supply Chain Awards Gist's transformation of the food retail supply chains for Starbucks and EAT has improved operational efficiency, environmental impact and the customer experience. 2012 Outstanding Business Ambassador Award - Education Business Partnership West Berkshire Gist has been a supporter of work experience for many years supporting pre-16, post-16 placements, hosting site visits for schools. Gist also sponsors the Berkshire Think Big competition, and has worked with over 500 students in Berkshire as business advisors and mentors.