Awards 2011: Logistics & Distribution Operations

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Logistics & Distribution Operations

Winner: RS Components

This category had a strong field of contenders. John Lewis and Clipper demonstrated a strong partnership for online fashion business.

Travis Perkins upgraded its delivery system and improved vehicle utilisation, resulting in more drops with fewer vehicles.

Screwfix and Wincanton showed a strong team performance at Trentham warehouse.

Treasury Wines chose to serve the Nordic market directly in partnership with 4PL Trebuchet showing significant cost savings.

United Biscuits worked with Logistex to upgrade and refurbish its high bay cranes and associated systems and equipment.

Air Products and Wincanton demonstrated an impressive piece of network redesign.

EAT and Gist could demonstrate that they had made tremendous improvements to EAT’s deliveries to its shops.

Scotts Miracle-Gro moved into a new site – an impressive project from start to finish in a very short time period.

However, the Award went to RS Components for a wide reaching project including small and large projects to overhaul and redesign the RS Components supply chain.

The judges said: “This company knows supply chain – it invested in change during the recession and came out leaner and fitter.”


» Air Products in partnership with Wincanton

» EAT in partnership with Gist

» John Lewis in partnership with Clipper Logistics

» RS Components

» Screwfix in partnership

 with Wincanton

» The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

» Travis Perkins

» Treasury Wine Estates in partnership with Trebuchet

» United Biscuits in Partnership with Logistex

Supply Chain Standard, December 2011

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