The winner of the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award 2017 is:
A-one+ Integrated Highways Services & Highways England
Area 12 ASC Programme Delivery
The team successfully transitioned from MAC to ASC, tackling the challenges of better whole life cost design solutions and increased productivity using lean principles, delivering strong cost efficiencies for the client.
Very impressive lean initiative taking a whole life cost approach and saving £0.5m.
2017 Highly Commended
Galliford Try, Capita & Salford City Council
2017 runners up
Balfour Beatty Living Places & West Sussex County Council
West Sussex Highways
Thurrock Council, Estate Lighting Solutions Ltd, Scape Procure, Urbis & Thorn
Thurrock Retrofit LED Programme
Supported by the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP)
The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award is awarded to a team, partnership or local authority highway maintenance service which has developed and implemented a transformational approach to service delivery, resulting in service improvement, measurable cost efficiencies and enhanced customer satisfaction.
Open to all organisations in the highways sector, regardless of their level of engagement with HMEP.
- Explain the previous problems, the obstacles which you overcame and as a result provide evidence of demonstrable and measurable improvements in service quality and cost efficiency.
- Provide details of innovation in areas such as procurement, contract management, asset management or operational practice which have contributed to service improvement.
- Describe areas where collaboration, partnership and wider stakeholder engagement have contributed to the improvements and any instances where procedure has changed throughout the company as a result.
- Supply any additional, non-financial benefits realised for the organisation, road users and the wider community.