Saturday 22nd Sep 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Shortlist revealed for Supply Chain Excellence Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 Supply Chain Excellence Awards has been unveiled after more than 100 entries were received.

The shortlisted companies will be invited to make presentations to the Awards judges next month.


Automation Innovation
China Post with Beijing Geekplus Technology
John Lewis Magna Park with Knapp with Autostore and Element Logic

Customer Service and Support
Jersey Post
Heineken UK
Hutchinson 3G UK Ltd
Co-op Insurance

Delivery Innovation
Superdry with Clipper Logistics
Tata Steel FAMD with Fareye
BT Supply Chain
Jersey Post with Skillweb
Doddle with Debenhams

Demand Forecasting & Planning
Hanes with Futurmaster
Pearson Education with Accenture
Bunting Group with Relex
Heineken UK

Environmental Improvement
Baxter Healthcare with CEVA Logistics
Heathrow Airport with Wilson James
Bennett Architectural

Ethical Supply Chain
Co-op Insurance
Proctor & Gamble with Salterbaxter

Extreme Logistics
Fresh Logistics for their support of KFC
Greenshields & Cowie
SE Freight @ Logistics India

Logistics Innovation
Greene King with Kuehne & Nagel
Pret A Manger with Best Food Logistics
Ricoh UK with CEVA Logistics
Ted Baker with XPO Logistics
Wickes with Wincanton

Order-Picking Innovation with Autostore and Element Logic
Crown Paints with Voiteq
Vaillant UK with Avery Weigh-Tronix

Retail Innovation
Sainsbury’s Retail with Asset Solution & Entopy
Tourvest with Relex Solutions
Pret A Manger with Best Food Logistics
Debenhams with Doddle

Robotics Innovation
China Post with Beijing Geekplus Technology with Autostore and Element Logic
National Grid

Sourcing & Procurement
Pearson Education with Accenture
Greene King with Waterscan
Vodafone Procurement Company

The Flex Award for Supply Chain Innovation
DHL with TradeIX
Vodafone UK, Terminals
Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust with Ingenica Solutions
HP Inc
BUILT with Gideon Hillman Consulting
Sky UK with Unipart Logistics
Woseley UK with XPO Logistics

The Clipper Logistics Award for Supply Chain Operations
Princes Food with CEVA Logistics
BT Supply Chain
Bunting Group with Relex
Bridgnorth Aluminium

Supply Chain Strategy & Design
Ted Baker with XPO Logistics
Co-op with Manhattan Associates
Pearson Education with Accenture
Syngenta with Capgemini

The BluJay Solutions Award for Supply Chain Visibility
Keysight Technologies
Sainsbury’s with Retail & Asset Solutions & Entopy
Co-op with Manhatan Associates
HILTI with Fareye

Technology Innovation
Marks & Spencer with Logistics Reply
Vodafone Procurement with KPMG
Sasa with AsiaPay
Employ Recruit UK with Haul-it Nationwide

Warehouse Initiative
ASOS with Clipper Logistics
Soho House with CML
John Lewis Magna Park Campus

Team of the Year
Ted Baker with XPO Logistics
Vodafone Procurement Company
Superdry with Clipper Logistics
Hutchinson 3G UK Ltd

Since they were launched in 1997 the Awards have become the benchmark for supply chain best practice, attracting entries not only from the UK and Europe but all around the world.

The winners will be revealed on 6th November at a glittering ceremony at London’s Park Lane Hilton, hosted by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and attended by hundreds of supply chain leaders from right across Europe.

The 2017 Supply Chain Excellence Awards saw strong competition for the Overall Winner’s crown between McVities Carlisle, Severn Trent, Turkcell, Elval, Euro Car Parts and Lesara. Ultimately it was Severn Trent that got the judge’s vote.

Book your table for the Awards now.

Click here to find out who won in 2017

All the details of who won last year – and why – along with videos and pictures
from the Awards Dinner.