The 2019 Supply Chain Excellence Awards entry deadline is rapidly approaching. Companies have until 26th July to complete and return their entry forms.
The 2019 Supply Chain Excellence Awards dinner will be taking place on the 5th November at the prestigious London Hilton on Park Lane. This year’s Awards will be hosted by award-winning impressionist Rory Bremner.
You can download the entry form here, get the team together and show our judges why you deserve to win.
Clipper is sponsoring the Supply Chain Operations Award. Founded in 1992, Clipper Logistics plc has been a leader in retail logistics for more than two decades, operating in over 44 sites within the UK and Europe.
BluJay is sponsoring the Technology Innovation Award. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers.
Smart Freight is sponsoring the Team of the Year Award. SmartFreight is an award-winning, multi-carrier parcel shipping platform.
DP World is sponsoring the Retail Innovation Award. DP World London Gateway, the UK’s most integrated logistics hub, comprises a state-of-the-art, semi-automated, deep-sea container terminal and Europe’s largest development space for warehousing and distribution facilities.
Flex is sponsoring the Supply Chain Innovation Award. In the categories of design, manufacturing, distribution, and aftermarket services, Flex has established itself as a global leader without equal.
Superdry, with its logistics partner Clipper, has taken the Overall Award in the 2018 Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The Award was presented at a glittering ceremony before hundred of supply chain leaders in London in November.
Superdry fought off strong competition from some global supply chain leaders. Among the highest scoring entries were Heineken, Keysight Technologies, Ocado and Turkcell. But ultimately, the contenders came down to John Lewis with Knapp, Sky with Unipart, and Superdry with Clipper Logistics.
Innovation was a key theme of the Awards this year and highlighted the dramatic developments in both supply chain thinking and technology that is changing the market.
The Retail Innovation Award went to Ocado with its partner PW Gates, while Shell took the Technology Innovation Award.
The Award for Robotics Innovation was taken by China Post with Beijing Geekplus Technology.
And the Award for Supply Chain Innovation, sponsored by flex, went to HP.
The 22nd Supply Chain Excellence Awards took place at the Park Lane Hilton in London on 6th November.
Comedian Marcus Brigstocke hosted the evening. Brigstocke launched The Late Edition, the late night BBC4 answer to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has hosted and appeared as a panellist on Have I Got News For You.
Awards sponsors include Clipper Logistics, flex, Unipart and BluJay Solutions.
Award Winners 2018:
Award winner: Superdry with Clipper Logistics
THE LOGISTICS MANAGER AWARD FOR AUTOMATION INNOVATION
Award winner: John Lewis Magna Park with KNAPP
CUSTOMER SERVICE & SUPPORT
Award winner: Co-op Insurance
Highly commended: Jersey Post
Award winner: Superdry with Clipper Logistics
DEMAND FORECASTING & PLANNING
Award winner: Heineken UK
Highly commended: Hanes with FuturMaster
Award winner: Sky PLC
High Commended: Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.
ETHICAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Award winner: Procter & Gamble with Salterbaxter
Award winner: Greenshields Cowie
Award winner: Greene King with Kuehne + Nagel
Award winner: Crown Paints with Voiteq
Highly commended: Vaillant UK with Avery-Weigh Tronix
Award winner: Ocado with PW Gates
THE INTRALOGISTEX AWARD FOR ROBOTICS INNOVATION
Award winner: China Post with Beijing Geekplus Technology
SOURCING & PROCUREMENT
Award winner: Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Highly Commended: Greene King with Waterscan
THE FLEX AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION
Award winner: HP Inc
Highly Commended: Wolseley UK with XPO Logistics
THE CLIPPER LOGISTICS AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS
Award winner: Princes Foods with CEVA Logistics
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY & DESIGN
Award winner: Superdry
Ted Baker with XPO Logistics
THE BLUJAY SOLUTIONS AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY
Award winner: Keysight Technologies
Award winner: Shell
Highly Commended: Employ Recruit UK with Haul-it Nationwide
THE LOGISTICS MANAGER AWARD FOR WAREHOUSE INITIATIVE
Award winner: John Lewis Magna Park Campus
Highly Commended: Award winner: IMDAAD LLC
THE UNIPART LOGISTICS AWARD FOR TEAM OF THE YEAR
Award winner: Ted Baker with XPO Logistics
Award winner: Kara Hughes, Sky PLC
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.
All the details of who won – and why – along with videos and pictures
from the Awards Dinner.