The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards. Winners of the Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards will be announced on at the ASCL Award Gala Dinner to be held on Friday, 22 November 2019 in the Grand Ballroom, Luna Park, Sydney.
Industry Excellence Award
This Award recognises and acknowledges outstanding achievements and contribution by an individual currently engaged across the supply chain industry. Persons nominated for this most prestigious award will be leaders and will have made significant change to the way a supply chain is managed and improved either academically, physically or technologically. Originally awarded in 1987 and dedicated to Mike Munns, FAIMM, this award remains a cornerstone of SCLAA’s commitment to recognising and promoting the importance of the supply chain industry and its people to continuously improving organisational strength and growth.
2019 Industry Excellence Award Finalists are:
- Amira Amin – Visa Global Logistics
- Ryan Cummings – Whale Logistics Australia
- Mosh Elkersh – International Cargo Express
- Susan Innes – Stanwell Corporation
- James Sheerin – Visa Global Logistics
Future Leaders Award
The purpose of this award is to provide incentive and recognition to young supply chain professionals who are both currently working in and wish to continue their career path. Nominees for this award should be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to taking the supply chain toward tomorrow. The SCLAA wishes to showcase finalists and provide impetus to continue to attract the brightest to the industry. First awarded in 2009 and dedicated to Vince Aisthorpe.
2019 Future Leader Award Finalists are:
- Val Brusylovsky – Boutique Retailer
- Krystel Cochico – Visa Global Logistics
- Harvey Delos Santos – Australia Pharmaceutical Industries
- Benjamin French – PwC
- Caine Jai Ittensohn – Visa Global Logistics
- Blake Kelly – Mainfreight
- Gabrielle Lee – Qsuper
- Gabriella Orazem – Visa Global Logistics
- Barnabas Walkemeyer – Lion Dairy and Drinks
Supply Chain Management Award
Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. This award recognises an organisation that can demonstrate significant achievement within a section or across their entire supply chain. Nominees should be able to clearly state the design and achieved results of the project or process that was envisaged and then implemented. The trophy was first awarded in 1984 and is dedicated to Doug Beattie.
2019 Supply Chain Management Award Finalists are:
- Asahi Beverages
- C.H. Robinson
- Metcash Trading Ltd
Training, Education & Development Award
Training, education and development remains a vital part of allowing knowledge to be utilised for new ideas and supply chain improvements to be discovered and then implemented This award will be presented to a company that can best demonstrate their committeemen, application and results of providing training, education and development of their people. The trophy was first awarded in 2002 and is dedicated to the late Professor Peter Gilmour.
2019 Training, Education & Development Finalists are:
- ECU, School of Business and Law
- Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator
- Strategix Training Group & Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Information Technology and Management Award
Information remains the most important requirement of any supply chain. Information technology is where the majority of supply chain improvements have been made. Nominees for this award will demonstrate where their use of existing or new technology has provided significant improvements to their management of information and/or their supply chain processes. The trophy was first awarded in 1994 and is dedicated to the late Len Smith FAIMM.
2019 Information Technology and Management Award Finalists are:
- BlockBit Solutions
- Custom Innovation Co. (CIC)
- PTV Group Australia
Environmental Excellence Award
The ASCL Environmental Excellence Award recognises corporate leadership contributing to the solution of environmental sustainability within our industry through performance and action. The trophy was first awarded in 1966 and is dedicated to Mr Ken Pike.
2019 Environmental Excellence Award Finalists are:
- Adiona & Coca-Cola Amatil
- B dynamic Logistics Pty Ltd
- Custom Innovation Co. (CIC)
- PSM Upstream
- Transport for NSW
International Supply Chain Award
Recognising that Supply Chains know no boundaries, the ASCL International Supply Chain Award is given to a Company, Association or an Individual that may operate internationally and are able demonstrate their capability, commitment and achievements across any spectrum of the sciences, practices, disciplines or efforts to promote and improve the knowledge and acceptance of the importance of the supply chain.
2019 International Supply Chain Award Finalists are:
- Health Promotion Board, Singapore (submission 46)
- Health Promotion Board, Singapore (submission 50)
- Whale Logistics Australia
Logistics Management Award
This new award, inaugurated in 2017, and for one of the longest standing disciplines of any supply chain and replaces the Storage and Materials Handling award. The recipient of this Award may stem from the 2019 Award finalists or may be an individual who the Judging Panel feels has demonstrated achievement, improvement or results have required a logistical approach to improvement or major change to their logistics management.
The winner of this Award will be announced on the night.
To reserve your seat or a table for you and your colleagues at the 2019 ASCL Awards Gala Dinner on 22 November at Luna Park Sydney, visit the Gala Dinner page on the SCLAA Calendar of Events on the website.