Call for nominations the 2008 Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards

The Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards, the longest running national awards program in the industry, is inviting nominations.

The awards are presented by the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA), sponsored by AirRoad, Chep, Crown, Dematic, DGL, Mack, and Queensland Transport.

SCLAA national chairman David Doherty OAM said: “The Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards represents industry peer recognition of excellence. The wide range of award categories ensures there are opportunities for all businesses, institutions and individuals of any size or status, from across the entire supply chain and logistics spectrum.”

CILTA national executive director Len Harper added: “The awards are the only national awards recognising excellence for individuals and companies across the broad range of the logistics industry and supply chain management. The 2008 event promises to be as successful as in previous years and your company is encouraged to be part of that success.”

2008 Award Categories

2008 ASCL Young T&L Professional Award

The award is to provide incentive for, and recognition of, achievement of individuals who are actively involved in day-to-day operations and development of a transport or logistics organisation in Australia. Candidates must be under 35 years of age as at 30th June in the year of nomination.

2008 ASCL T&L Achiever of the Year Award 

The aim of this award is to encourage and acknowledge the outstanding achievement of an individual who is actively working in an organisation within and/or the transport and logistics industries.

2008 ASCL Storage & Handling of Materials Award

For significant achievements in the techniques and technology of materials storage and handling at any stage of the supply chain. Improvements and/or innovation with particular regard to impact on organisational objectives and to contribution to the wider field of materials storage and handling must be demonstrated.

2008 ASCL Information Management Award 

For significant achievement in the use of communications, information management, technology and e-business in any aspect of logistics and supply chain management, with particular regard to the added value produced by the achievement.

2008 ASCL Environmental Excellence Award 

For significant achievement in any area of environmental concern including traffic congestion, packaging or waste disposal, recycling, and energy consumption. Achievement in the specific application and in its wider applicability must be demonstrated. 

2008 ASCL Supply Chain Management Award

For significant achievement in managing the integration of supply chains. Collaboration and added value across the supply chain, achievements gained through outsourcing and the development of new business models could also be demonstrated.

2008 ASCL Training, Education & Development Award 

For significant achievement in any aspect of training, education, or the development of people which is relevant to the industry. Professional development can be demonstrated at any level.

2008 ASCL Manufacturing Logistics Award

For significant achievement in any aspect of logistics associated with manufacturing, with particular regard to the effect on cost and efficiency of the total manufacturing process and the integrated supply chain.

Winners are announced at the gala dinner on November 13. The closing date for submissions is close of business on September 26.

Nomination forms are available by emailing John Edhouse jedhouse@ascla.com.au or by logging on to www.sclaa.com.au or www.cilta.com.au

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