Supplier Categories

Entries are now open for the The Motor Trader Independent Dealer Awards. Submissions are free and we welcome submissions from all those working within the independent used car sector.

To begin, select a category below. You will be able to add more categories to your basket at a later stage. Don't forget to 'save' your entry regularly as you go along.

Entries close midnight on Friday 21 August 2020.

Finance Provider of the Year Award

Open to finance companies providing specialist finance services to car retailers.

This category is now closed

Judges will be looking for finance providers who have launched innovative service/s and/ or cutting edge product/s between January and December 2019.

All companies need to do is tell us in no more than 400 words what finance product/s or service/s they have introduced that have boosted the bottom lines of independent dealers and helped to improve processes and efficiencies. Please provide example/s of the impact on independent dealers’ business

IT Innovation of the Year Award

Open to all IT providers providing specialist IT services to car retailers

This category is now closed

Judges will be looking for IT providers who have launched innovative service/s and/ or cutting edge product/s between January and December 2019.

All companies need to do is tell us in no more than 500 words what IT product/s or service/s they have introduced that have boosted the bottom lines of independent dealers and helped to improve processes and efficiencies. Please provide example/s of the impact on independent dealers’ business

Recruitment Agency of the Year Award

Open to agencies providing recruitment services to car retailers.

This category is now closed

Judges will be looking for recruitment agencies who can demonstrate how they successfully helped clients with their recruitment programs in 2019.

All companies need to do is tell us how they launched [a] specific successful campaign/s to help independent dealers; manufacturers; suppliers; body shops etc in their recruitment. Please include a case study to support your case.

Remarketing Company of the Year Award

Open to firms providing remarketing services to car retailers.

This category is now closed

Judges will be looking for remarketing agencies who have launched innovative service/s and/or cutting edge product/s between January and December 2019.

All companies need to do is tell us in no more than 500 words what remarketing product/s or service/s they have introduced that have boosted the bottom lines of independent dealers and helped to improve processes and efficiencies. Please provide example/s of the impact on independent dealers’ business

Warranty/Added-Value Insurance Products Provider of the Year Award

Open to all warranty providers delivering coverage for powertrain and interior, plus paint and alloy wheel protection.

This category is now closed

Judges will be looking for warranty/added-value providers who have launched innovative service/s and/ or cutting edge product/s between January and December 2019.

All companies need to do is tell us in no more than 500 words what warranty/value added insurance product/s or service/s they have introduced that have boosted the bottom lines of independent dealers and helped to improve processes and efficiencies. Please provide example/s of the impact on independent dealers’ business