Submissions open for national logistics awards

Submissions open for prestigious Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards

Submissions are now open for the prestigious Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards.

The annual competition, presented by the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia, is the longest-running and most esteemed industry recognition event.

SCLAA National Chairman David Doherty says the awards represent industry peer recognition of excellence.

"The wide range of award categories ensures there are opportunities for all businesses, institutions and individuals of any size or status from across the entire supply chain and logistics spectrum," he says.

The closing date for submissions for all categories (listed below) is September 18. Nomination forms are available by contacting Gary Pearson on 0414 587 582 or via the SCLAA website.

Winners are formally announced at a gala dinner on November 12 in Melbourne.

T&L Future Leaders Award
The purpose of this award is to provide incentive and recognition to young professionals who are both currently working in and wish to continue their career path within the Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase young professionals within our great industry. Finalists will be interviewed by a panel of judges the week leading up to the awards.

Storage & Handling of Materials Award
This award recognises the significant achievements in the techniques and technology of materials storage and handling at any stage of the Supply Chain. Technology covers equipment and design techniques, including facilities design, and associated information and control systems.

Training, Education & Development Award
To be presented to the company or institution that best demonstrates a significant achievement in aspects such as recruitment process, training, HR Systems, formal education and development programs which is both relevant to and promotes the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry.

Information Management Award

This award will go to the business that can best demonstrate it has made a significant achievement in the application of information technology within its Supply Chain.

Manufacturing Logistics Award
This award recognises significant achievement within the manufacturing sector with regard to the integration of manufacturing and the Supply Chain from raw material procurement through to customer delivery. This may include re-thought, re-engineered Supply Chain, integration of the Supply Chain and manufacturing, improved operations and execution.

Environmental Award
This award recognises corporate leadership contributing to the solution of environmental sustainability within our industry through performance and action.

T&L Industry Award
This prestigious award recognises and acknowledges the outstanding achievements and contribution by an individual currently working within the Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry. The judges will be looking for individuals who have demonstrated vision and leadership, shows innovation and not afraid to take risks.

Supply Chain Management Award
The aim of this award is to encourage and acknowledge the outstanding achievement of an organisation that has demonstrated significant achievement in managing the integration of Supply Chains. This could be functional integration within an organisational Supply Chain or more widely across Supply Chains involving several organisations that have formed trading partnerships or alliances. Collaboration and added value across the Supply Chain, achievements gained through outsourcing and the development of new business models could also be demonstrated.

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