VWS Chief Awarded CIWM Industry Leader of the Year 2015
Julian Glasspole, Managing Director of Vehicle Weighing Solutions Ltd (VWS) and Chairman of the AW family of companies, has been awarded the prestigious title of Industry Leader Of the Year 2015 by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM).
Julian, who was chosen for his business flair, strong worth ethic and commitment to the industry said: “It was a huge honour to be shortlisted alongside such high calibre contenders and I’m over the moon to have been selected as the winner. 2015 has been an amazing year and this award is really down to the hard work and dedication of the whole team at Vehicle Weighing Solutions and Applied Weighing.”
The winners of the 9th annual CIWM Sustainability and Resource Awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Nick Hewer, presenter of Countdown and Alan Sugar’s right-hand man on The Apprentice, at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square on Friday 6 November. Those shortlisted for the Industry Leader of the Year award included Liz Goodwin OBE, Ray Georgeson MBE and Dr Stephen Jenkinson.
In its Awards Prospectus the CIWM said of Julian: ‘He prides himself on treating each customer as an individual, producing bespoke systems designed to be exactly what the customer needs. His strong and dedicated work ethic, his friendly manner and his business know-how makes him a fantastic leader and his launch of the new VWS PurGo software shows how much he understands the industry and is dedicated to improving it.’
VWS PurGo is the first bespoke software package to be designed specifically for waste and recycling operators, and has been created to simplify and streamlines processes from Sales through to Operations including route scheduling, administration, billing and reporting.