Minuteman Press in Bristol, England Wins Two Sustainable Transport Awards at Travelwest Business Travel Awards
The Minuteman Press franchise in Bristol, England was recognized for their efforts in making a positive impact on the environment by winning two sustainable transport awards at the Travelwest Business Travel Awards 2015. They were awarded Best Newcomer and also won their category at the Big Commuting Challenge, “successfully reducing their regular car journeys to zero and changing to doing all their deliveries by electric bike and trailer.”
March 10, 2016 // Franchising.com // BRISTOL, England - Minuteman Press in Bristol has pitched in to help the environment by instituting sustainable travel practices for commuting to work and making deliveries to clients. As a result of these efforts, Minuteman Press in Bristol was honored at the Travelwest Business Travel Awards, winning two sustainable business travel awards: Best Newcomer and category winner for the Big Commuting Challenge.
Travelwest issued the following statement on their website about Minuteman Press’ impressive sustainable business travel achievements when awarding them the Best Newcomer award: “Minuteman Press are a small business in South Bristol – their achievements include winning their category at the Big Commuting Challenge this year, successfully reducing their regular car journeys to zero, and changing to doing all their deliveries by electric bike and trailer.”
Peter Wise, Director of Minuteman Press in Bristol, commented on winning the Best Newcomer award from Travelwest: “We are thrilled to have won this award. It was honour enough to have been in the final shortlist.” He added, “A small business in South Bristol turning words into actions, contributing to the environment in a positive way and in any weather.”
Minuteman Press in Bristol operates with no motor vehicles, as all staff members have made a commitment to sustainable transport. Each person on the team commutes to and from work by public transportation (train, bus) or by bicycle and foot. For local meetings and deliveries, the Minuteman Press team in Bristol travels via bicycle and trailer, which helps the environment as well as their business because deliveries are on time, traffic and parking issues are avoided, and there are no fuel costs.
With the same passion they have for helping their customers, Minuteman Press in Bristol is committed to sustainable transport. Their fleet of bikes has grown, and members of the team find the practice rewarding thanks to the exercise and fresh air that are now built in to their daily routines.
“We are proud of the entire team at Minuteman Press in Bristol for winning two such prestigious awards,” said Mark Jones, Minuteman Press International Area Manager for the UK South region. “Their commitment to sustainable business travel is only matched by the hard work they put in to helping their customers on a daily basis.”
For more information on Minuteman Press in Bristol, visit http://www.minutemanbristol.com.
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About Minuteman Press
Serving the business community for over 40 years, Minuteman Press’ customer service driven business model provides digital print, design and promotional products and services to businesses from concept review through to completion. Today we are much more than just print; we can provide anything you can put a name, image or logo on! Our new slogan – We Design, Print & Promote… YOU! – indicates the wide variety of products and services we offer that go beyond printing.
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Repeatedly ranked #1 in category by Entrepreneur Magazine, Minuteman Press International is a top rated business service franchise that offers world class training and unparalleled ongoing local support. Minuteman Press opened in 1973 and began franchising in 1975. Today, there are more than 900 locations worldwide including the U.S., Australia, Canada, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Minuteman Press aims to grow to more than 1,000 franchises within the next three years. Prior experience is not necessary to own and operate a successful Minuteman Press franchise.
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