The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2015 – Why you should enter?

The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2015All supply chain management professionals like to think they occupy a place in the upper echelons of the supply chain industry.  Some however go out of their way to prove this to be the case, and we at Supply Chain Station would like to remind those of you to whom this applies, that the Supply Chain European Excellence Awards are coming round again.

The deadline for registrations to be registered for one of these prestigious awards has just been extended to 24th July 2015; so now is the time to put your name forward, or to nominate someone you feel is deserving of such an award.

Details of the European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards ceremony – 2015

The Supply Chain European Excellence (SCEE) Awards is big event in the supply chain management calendar. This year’s event (the 19th in succession) is to be held at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane on the 16th November 2015.  The SCEE awards, (in association with PwC), is famous for its rigorous and stringent judging parameters. It is regarded as a real measure of top supply chain management excellence in Europe.

The supply chain management excellence awards are issued in three main categories. They are:

  • Industry sector
  • Special category awards
  • Recognition awards

The Industry Sector Awards

This section of the awards is offered to acknowledge true excellence in terms of supply chain management and organization within a specific industry sector. As such they are highly prized. The sectors covered include:

  • Aerospace, automotive and industrial – this sector award is sponsored by Unipart Logistics
  • Consumer products – this sector award is sponsored by Dacsher
  • Energy, transportation and Utilities
  • Fast Response (Extreme) Logistics
  • The Health and Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Communications, Electronics and Hi-Tech – this sector award is sponsored by Flextronics
  • The Process Engineering Sector – (Advanced materials, Biotech, mineral processing and Petrochem)
  • Public and Third Sectors – including charitable and not-for-profit businesses
  • E-Tail and Retail

The Special Category Awards Sector

As its name suggests, this particular award section honors those companies that have completed specialized projects. The sectors included are:

  • Customer Services and Support
  • Electronic Fulfillment (E-Fulfillment) Practices
  • Projects Designed to Achieve Environmental Improvements
  • Improved Efficiencies in Logistics and Distribution
  • Improvements through Innovation and Effective Management to the Supply Chain Management Function
  • Improvements through Innovation and Effective Management to Supply Chain Operations
  • Best use of Technology to support Improved Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Improved Efficiency Initiatives in Warehouse Management

The Recognition Awards

This particular section of the excellence awards in

Details of the European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards ceremony – 2015

The Supply Chain European Excellence (SCEE) Awards is big event in the supply chain management calendar. This year’s event (the 19th in succession) is to be held at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane on the 16th November 2015.  The SCEE awards, (in association with PwC), is famous for its rigorous and stringent judging parameters. It is regarded as a real measure of top supply chain management excellence in Europe.

The supply chain management excellence awards are issued in three main categories. They are:

  • Industry sector
  • Special category awards
  • Recognition awards

The Industry Sector Awards

This section of the awards is offered to acknowledge true excellence in terms of supply chain management and organization within a specific industry sector. As such they are highly prized. The sectors covered include:

  • Aerospace, automotive and industrial – this sector award is sponsored by Unipart Logistics
  • Consumer products – this sector award is sponsored by Dacsher
  • Energy, transportation and Utilities
  • Fast Response (Extreme) Logistics
  • The Health and Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Communications, Electronics and Hi-Tech – this sector award is sponsored by Flextronics
  • The Process Engineering Sector – (Advanced materials, Biotech, mineral processing and Petrochem)
  • Public and Third Sectors – including charitable and not-for-profit businesses
  • E-Tail and Retail

The Special Category Awards Sector

As its name suggests, this particular award section honors those companies that have completed specialized projects. The sectors included are:

  • Customer Services and Support
  • Electronic Fulfillment (E-Fulfillment) Practices
  • Projects Designed to Achieve Environmental Improvements
  • Improved Efficiencies in Logistics and Distribution
  • Improvements through Innovation and Effective Management to the Supply Chain Management Function
  • Improvements through Innovation and Effective Management to Supply Chain Operations
  • Best use of Technology to support Improved Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Improved Efficiency Initiatives in Warehouse Management

The Recognition Awards

This particular section of the excellence awards in supply chain management cannot be entered as such. Entrants and winners are determined by the panel of judges who comb through all submissions into the competition as a whole. These awards are highly valued. They include:

  • Unique Innovations in Supply Chain Management
  • Best SME company award – companies with up to 250 employees considered
  • The 3PL Company of the Year Award
  • The Rising Star of the Year Award
  • The Team of the Year Award
  • The Individual Professional of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Overall Winner of the Year Award

The Distinguished Panel of Judges

The panel of judges for the second stage presentations has just been announced. It’s like a Who’s Who of the European supply chain management profession, and between them the judges have over 250 years worth of experience in the industry. Sitting on the panel are:

  • Stuart Beeby – Senior Director, European Operations and Worldwide Head of Logistics – Sotheby’s
  • Theo de Pencier – Former Chief Executive of the Freight Transport Association
  • Alan Duncan – Supply Chain Director – Medtrade Products Ltd
  • Guy Dunkerley - Director, Procurement and Supply Chain – EE
  • Professor Janet Godsell – Prof of Operations and Supply Strange Strategy – Warwick University
  • Dr Sebastian Hauptmann – Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Procurement – Sky Deutschland
  • Suzanne Jenkins-Senior Consultant, PwC
  • Mick Jones-VP Global Supply Chain-Lenovo
  • Dorothy McCarthy-Senior Consultant – PwC
  • Sue McGeorge – RIC SWAT Director – Global S&OP – Diageo
  • Brodie McMillan – Logistics Director – Whitbread
  • Ian Shellard – Director and for What Global Physical Logics Director, RR – Agos Ltd
  • Marc Slegers – Vice President, Procurement Indirect – Telenet NV
  • Chris Sturman – Chief Executive – Food Storage and Distribution Federation
  • Prof Richard Wilding, OBE – Prof of Supply Chain Strategy – Cranfield University
  • Nick Allen – Contributing Editor – Supply Chain Standard
  • Stephen Baker – Director – PwC
  • Malorie Davies FCILT – Editor-Supply Chain Standard
  • John Harvey, CBE – Chairman – Keswick Enterprises
  • Richard Hunt, CBE – Chairman – The London Ambulance Service
  • Jonathan Marshall – Partner – PWC
  • Bridget Olsen – Head, Global Logistics Services – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

This distinguished panel of judges will conduct a strict and impartial process of reviewing written submissions and face-to-face presentations, looking for the companies, teams and individuals who shine out in the supply chain management arena.

How to Enter the European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards

For full and complete details of how to enter for this year’s European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards, click on this link which will take you through to the website.

If you feel that you, yourself, a team of your supply chain management colleagues, or someone else within the industry sector deserves recognition for an outstanding contribution to the science and operation of supply chain management you have until 24 July to put their names forward. Entry to the excellent awards is completely free.

cannot be entered as such. Entrants and winners are determined by the panel of judges who comb through all submissions into the competition as a whole. These awards are highly valued. They include:

  • Unique Innovations in Supply Chain Management
  • Best SME company award – companies with up to 250 employees considered
  • The 3PL Company of the Year Award
  • The Rising Star of the Year Award
  • The Team of the Year Award
  • The Individual Professional of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Overall Winner of the Year Award

The Distinguished Panel of Judges

The panel of judges for the second stage presentations has just been announced. It’s like a Who’s Who of the European supply chain management profession, and between them the judges have over 250 years worth of experience in the industry. Sitting on the panel are:

  • Stuart Beeby – Senior Director, European Operations and Worldwide Head of Logistics – Sotheby’s
  • Theo de Pencier – Former Chief Executive of the Freight Transport Association
  • Alan Duncan – Supply Chain Director – Medtrade Products Ltd
  • Guy Dunkerley - Director, Procurement and Supply Chain – EE
  • Professor Janet Godsell – Prof of Operations and Supply Strange Strategy – Warwick University
  • Dr Sebastian Hauptmann – Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Procurement – Sky Deutschland
  • Suzanne Jenkins-Senior Consultant, PwC
  • Mick Jones-VP Global Supply Chain-Lenovo
  • Dorothy McCarthy-Senior Consultant – PwC
  • Sue McGeorge – RIC SWAT Director – Global S&OP – Diageo
  • Brodie McMillan – Logistics Director – Whitbread
  • Ian Shellard – Director and for What Global Physical Logics Director, RR – Agos Ltd
  • Marc Slegers – Vice President, Procurement Indirect – Telenet NV
  • Chris Sturman – Chief Executive – Food Storage and Distribution Federation
  • Prof Richard Wilding, OBE – Prof of Supply Chain Strategy – Cranfield University
  • Nick Allen – Contributing Editor – Supply Chain Standard
  • Stephen Baker – Director – PwC
  • Malorie Davies FCILT – Editor-Supply Chain Standard
  • John Harvey, CBE – Chairman – Keswick Enterprises
  • Richard Hunt, CBE – Chairman – The London Ambulance Service
  • Jonathan Marshall – Partner – PWC
  • Bridget Olsen – Head, Global Logistics Services – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

This distinguished panel of judges will conduct a strict and impartial process of reviewing written submissions and face-to-face presentations, looking for the companies, teams and individuals who shine out in the supply chain management arena.

How to Enter the European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards

For full and complete details of how to enter for this year’s European Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards, click on this link which will take you through to the website.

If you feel that you, yourself, a team of your supply chain management colleagues, or someone else within the industry sector deserves recognition for an outstanding contribution to the science and operation of supply chain management you have until 24 July to put their names forward. Entry to the excellent awards is completely free.


Tell Supply Chain Station of anyone you believe to be deserving of a Supply Chain Management Excellence award, whether in Europe of anywhere else in the world, and if deserving, we will print the names and a brief summary of their contribution to supply chain management excellence.

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