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Reward and recognition are fundamental benefits of entering the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Leading companies have found that by being involved in Europe”s top awards scheme, they have gained considerable benefits in terms of internal team building, management recognition and a feeling of pride in their organisation. Past winners have been keen to point out the many advantages of being judged to be excellent in supply chain management, such as – positioning with the competition, kudos with customers, credibility with suppliers, a focus on excellence and team building.

These are all tangible benefits of entering the Awards and are in addition to the considerable insight the Awards scheme can offer your company through the benchmarking entry process.

For the third year now leading supply chain management consultants, PRTM will be partnering Supply Chain Standard on the Awards judging process. For entrants, this means the chance to gain an expert external assessment and feedback on your supply chain.

Shortlisted companies will be invited to attend the Awards Night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on the 28th October, where over 400 senior supply chain practitioners from across Europe will be in attendance to see this year”s winners step up on the stage to receive their prizes. Last year”s winners included such illustrious names as: Infineon Technologies, Novozymes, Tesco Direct, Thomson Telecom, TNK-BP, Trelleborg, Johnson & Johnson, Vodafone, MeadowHall Centre, and Homebase.

The fundamental reasons for entering the Awards are: Recognition of excellence and acclaim within the industry; Free analysis of your supply chain from our partners, leading management consultants PRTM; Networking opportunities with Europe”s senior supply chain professionals on the Awards Night.

What better reasons do you need to enter this year”s European Supply Chain Excellence Awards? All the information you need is at: www.supplychainexcellenceawards.com

Who should enter

The Awards are open to ALL enterprising companies, organisations and business units based in Europe: Manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, utilities and service organisations. Logistics service providers and suppliers may only enter in partnership with a customer. Project based enteries are encouraged.

The Categories

Retail and Distribution
Hi Tech & Electronics
Aerospace, Defence & Industrial
Public Sector, Services & Utilities

Recognition Awards

Team of the Year
Individual Contribution

Business Process Awards

Environmental Improvement
Sourcing & Procurement
Logistics & Fulfilment
Supply Chain Innovation

How to enter?

Entry into the awards is free. Simply register and download an entry form at www.supplychainexcellenceawards.comThe entry deadline is Monday 16th June 2008.


Stage 1 – The judging panel will meet to determine whether your company qualifies for stage 2.

Stage 2 – If your company is successful you will be asked to complete the next part of the entry form. This will require detailed company information (Please note all information received is kept strictly confidential).

Stage 3 – After receiving the second completed entry form, we will contact you to arrange a face to face meeting.

The Awards Night

The winners will be announced at the Awards night on 28th October 2008 at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London, W1 – Dinner and entertainment by a renowned personality at one of London’s top hotels.

The evening will begin with a champagne reception, followed by a three course dinner after which the awards ceremony will commence.

For further information on entering contact:Ellie Tole – Event Co-ordinatorT: +44 (0)20 7970 4772 E: ellie.tole@centaur.co.uk

The 2008 Awards are open for entries, register at www.supplychainexcellenceawards.com

Seeking out supply chains of meritIt is becoming increasingly clear that leading companies are developing and implementing supply chain strategies that deliver competitive advantage. As globalisation accelerates, structural shifts in supply chains are required to remain competitive in traditional markets or to successfully enter new markets. This places enormous pressure on supply chain structures, processes and systems to deliver what the customer wants – when they want it – at a competitive cost. PRTM is delighted to partner with Supply Chain Standard for a third year on the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. We continue to seek out and recognise organisations that have transformed their supply chains to deliver competitive advantage. So what does it take to be an award winner? Do you think you have an outstanding supply chain but no way of comparing against other leading companies in your sector or beyond? Finding answers to these questions couldn”t be simpler. Registering on the Awards website will give you access to a short number of qualitative questions designed to start the process of revealing why your organisation might be a winner. All submissions will be kept strictly confidential so click on the website to begin the process and the best of luck.” Gordon Colborn, Director, PRTM

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