Sky CP has taken the Overall Award at the 2019 Supply Chain Excellence Awards.
Some 20 awards were presented to some 29 different businesses by comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner at a glittering ceremony before hundreds of supply chain professionals and leaders at the Park Lane Hilton in London last night.
Sky fought off some strong competition from the likes of Primark Stores with PAC-D; Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust with Ingencia Solutions and Heineken UK with Tradeteam.
Sky also won the Ethical Supply Chain Award and its entry set out a progressive and comprehensive strategy that demonstrated its commitment to growing responsibly, covering a wide range of challenges from climate change the human rights.
The judges said: “Sky CP have a robust audit process in place and are very clear on vision and measurable high-level goals – the entry fully deserves the Ethical Supply Chain trophy.
Innovation was a key theme of the evening: Forterra won the Delivery Innovation Award, Leonard Helicopter Division with Kuehne + Nagel won the Logistics Innovation Award, Wickes with Wincanton won the Retail Innovation Award while Yunji Technology with Geek+ Robotics won the Robotics Innovation Award.
There was also a special Lifetime Achievement Award presented to former Logistics Manager Editor Malory Davies.
THE CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SUPPORT AWARD
Winner: Heineken UK with TradeTeam
THE LOGISTICS MANAGER AWARD FOR DELIVERY INNOVATION
THE SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE AWARD FOR DEMAND FORECASTING AND PLANNING
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Winner: Primark Stores with PAC-D
Highly Commended: Kraft Heinz with Wincanton
THE ETHICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AWARD
Winner: SKY CP
Highly Commended: Central England Co-operative with FairShare
THE EXTREME LOGISTICS AWARD
Winner: Crown Agents
THE GEEK+ AWARD FOR LOGISTICS INNOVATION
Winner: Leonard Helicopter Division with Kuehne + Nagel
THE DP WORLD AWARD FOR RETAIL INNOVATION
Winner: Wickes with Wincanton
THE XPO LOGISTICS AWARD FOR ROBOTICS INNOVATION
Winner: Yunji Technology with Geek+ Robotics
THE SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT AWARD
Winner: Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust with Ingencia Solutions
Highly Commended: NHS England & Improvement with TWS Partners
THE FLEX AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION
THE CLIPPER LOGISTICS AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS
Winner: Bentley with CEVA Logistics
THE CHEP AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY AND DESIGN
Highly Commended: Screwfix with Wincanton
THE VOITEQ AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY
Winner: Jaguar Land Rover
Highly Commended: Rolls-Royce Aerospace with CEVA Logistics
THE BLUJAY SOLUTIONS AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
Winner: Best Food Logistics with Applied Acumen
THE CITTI MAGAZINE AWARD FOR TRANSPORT INNOVATION
Highly Commended: Travis Perkins
THE INTRALOGISTEX AWARD FOR WAREHOUSE INITIATIVE
Winner: Rolls-Royce Aerospace with CEVA Logistics
THE SMARTFREIGHT AWARD FOR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner: Central England Co-operative with FareShare
Charlotte Thomas, BT Supply Chain (pictured)
The 24th Supply Chain Excellence Awards will be held on 12th November 2020.