Tickets for the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards are running out fast.
The Award winners will be revealed at a spectacular gala dinner at the Park Lane Hilton in London’s Mayfair on 1st November – and most of the tickets for the event have now been sold.
The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2011, which are organised by Supply Chain Standard in partnership with PwC, have attracted entries from leading international companies in both retail and manufacturing.
It’s a real achievement to reach the shortlist for the Awards, but it then gets even tougher for the successful companies. Each one has to give a presentation to a panel of supply chain experts who will expect answers to some penetrating questions.
It’s this depth of analysis involved in the judging process that makes the Awards so prestigious – and uniquely worth winning.
In 2010, the overall winner was clothing retailer Primark. And it joined an illustrious list of winners of Europe’s most prestigious supply chain Award: Telefónica UK, Dell, Sainsbury’s, Vodafone, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola, Marks & Spencer and GlaxoSmithKline.
The awards are sponsored by Kuehne + Nagel, Michael Page Supply Chain, BiS Henderson and Toyota Material Handling.
The Awards are moving to the Hilton this year reflecting the success of the event which has now outgrown the Ballroom at the Grosvenor House Hotel after being over-subscribed last year.
There are two main groups of Awards: the Industry Sector Awards and the Special Category Awards. The Industry Sector Awards recognise excellence in the organisation and management of a complete supply chain, while the Special Category Awards differ in that they recognise excellence in the implementation of a specific project.
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These are the companies that made the shortlist:
Air Products in partnership with Wincanton
Aircraft Carrier Alliance in partnership with Wincanton
Area 3 Supply Chain Community
Argos in partnership with Norbert Dentressangle
Babcock International Group – Marine and Technology Division
Bakkavor in partnership with Gist
Baxter, UCB and TRI-VIZOR
BT Supply Chain
Bunzl in partnership with ByBox Field Support
Danone Waters UK & Ireland
DHL Supply Chain
EAT in partnership with Gist
Elanco (A division of Eli Lilly & Co)
Fritz Institute in partnership with CILT (UK) and LLA
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Indesit Company Logistics
Jaguar Land Rover in partnership with DHL Supply Chain
JD Wetherspoon in partnership with DHL Supply Chain
John Lewis in partnership with Clipper Logistics
Mitchells & Butlers
NHS Supply Chain
Royal Mint in partnership with Royal Mail
Screwfix in partnership with Wincanton
Spirit Pub Company
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
TJX Europe in partnership with DHL Supply Chain
TM Lewin in partnership with Office Depot
Treasury Wine Estates in partnership with Trebuchet
Unilever Supply Chain Company AG
United Biscuits in partnership with Logistex
VOW Europe in partnership with Gist
Wolters Kluwer in partnership with Virtualized Logistics
World Duty Free