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Industry Sector Categories

The Automotive Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in an automotive supply chain, from manufacturers to suppliers to 3PLs and 4PLs, be it be it procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will look to recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have delivered improvements for all parties.

The Construction Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in supply chains in the construction sector, be it procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have improved business outcomes.

The Energy Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in oil and gas sector supply chains, as well as supply chains for sustainable fuels and utility providers in the sector, in procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have improved business, suppliers and customer outcomes.

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in food and drink supply chains across all temperatures, including grocery, supermarket, wholesale, restaurants and on- and off-trade procurement, sourcing and distribution. It will look to recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have improved business outcomes.

The Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in the life sciences, hospital and health and medical devices supply chains, be it procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will look to recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have benefitted patient health outcome.

The Manufacturing Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in a manufacturing and/ or engineering supply chain. It will look to recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have benefitted the creation and supply of industrial equipment.

The Public Sector Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in public sector supply chains, be it procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have improved public services.

The Retail Supply Chain Excellence Award - Sponsored by DP World

This award is open to anyone working in a retail supply chain, from fashion to consumer goods to e-commerce, be it be it procurement, sourcing or distribution. It will look to recognise techniques, projects or processes; and achievements in an omnichannel environment.

DP World

The Technology Supply Chain Excellence Award

This award is open to anyone working in procurement, sourcing or distribution in hi-technology, telecommunication and electronics supply chains. It will recognise techniques, projects or processes; and where supply chains have improved business outcomes.

Operational Categories

Best Use of Robotics

This award recognises projects where an organisation has used robotics to deliver fundamental changes to its logistics and supply chain operations. Examples could include pick and pack robotics or the use of AGVs in a warehouse environment.

The Sourcing and Procurement Award

This award recognises projects that have improved the performance of the procurement function through pioneering and/or more effective process management.

The Supply Chain Innovation Award

This award recognises projects that demonstrate how an organisation is driving change by the adoption of new, innovative supply chain practices.

The Supply Chain Operations Award - Sponsored by Clipper Logistics

This award recognises projects that demonstrate excellence in the efficiency of a supply chain operation. This could involve warehousing, national and international transport by air, sea, rail or road – or any combination of these elements.

Clipper

The Supply Chain Strategy and Design Award

This award recognises excellence in strategic developments in an organisation’s supply chain management and practice that have a quantifiable benefit to the business. Examples could include execution of risk management planning; centralising distribution systems, or large-scale investments in facilities as part of a strategic realignment of a logistics operation.

 

The Supply Chain Visibility Award

This award recognises projects that can demonstrate excellence in supply chain visibility right through the supply chain. Examples could include projects that have improved order processing, inventory, delivery and mitigated potential supply chain disruptions.

The Sustainability Award

This award recognises environmental projects throughout the supply chain that use resources more efficiently and minimise waste. Examples could include industrial property development, improved transport efficiencies, or a reduced use of packaging and plastic in the supply chain.

The Urban Logistics Award

This award is open to home delivery and express delivery logistics operations in an urban environment. It will reward projects or changes to business processes that have adapted to the needs of urban logistics, delivering operational, environmental and/ or safety improvements across the business and the wider community.

The Warehouse Initiative Award

This award recognises excellence in warehouse management, incorporating single-site operations or a multi-site strategy. Winning entries will demonstrate improvement in the efficiency of operations, be it through process, strategy and/or the advanced use of technology and/or automation.

 

Nominated Categories

Team of the Year

The winning entry will demonstrate the contribution of a high performing team to supply chain success.

Rising Star

This award is for young people starting their careers in supply chain and logistics who demonstrate enthusiasm, talent and the promise of great things to come. Candidates can come from all levels within the organisation from apprentices upwards.


 

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