8TH ANNUAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SUMMIT

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2015 Call for Award Nominations

The Supply Chain Management Summit Planning Committee is seeking nominations for several awards recognizing the contributions of supply chain management professionals.

Nominators are responsible for demonstrating that the nominee deserves this award and can provide supporting evidence in their nomination email to the Supply Chain Management Summit Planning Committee. Self nominations are welcome and accepted.

Completed nomination forms must be sent via email and received no later than August 1, 2015.

 

The awards with their criteria are as follows:

Supply Chain/Logistics Leader of the Year Award

This award recognizes an individual that has demonstrated superior commitment, innovative strategic leadership and significant supply chain management/logistics contributions within the industry and/or organization. This award is to help showcase the talents of those professionals driving change in the industry.

Criteria for the award and attributes of an ideal recipient include:

  • An active member in a professional supply chain, logistics or related organization (i.e. Institute of Supply Management, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Warehouse Education Research Council, APICS, International Warehouse Logistics Association, etc.);
  • An innovator of new techniques, approaches or processes related to supply chain management and/or logistics;
  • A leader that drives a team or a company towards continual improvement within the supply chain and supports their team’s innovative ideas;
  • An individual that takes a collaborative approach to work with supply chain partners and peers.

Emerging Young Professional Leader Award

The Emerging Young Professional Leader Award recognizes up-and-coming leaders in the supply chain management/logistics field for their early and practical contributions to the industry. Nominees should be recognized as a rising star who has proven contributions to the discipline of supply chain management/logistics and one who possesses significant potential future impact to the field.

Criteria for the award and attributes of an ideal recipient include:

  • An individual who is age 30 or under at the time of nomination deadline
  • An active member in a professional supply chain, logistics or related organization (i.e. Institute of Supply Management, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Warehouse Education Research Council, APICS, International Warehouse Logistics Association, etc.);
  • An individual who has a proven track record in leading teams and has been recognized by their peers as a role model for other aspiring supply chain professionals;
  • An individual who has contributed in areas beyond their “normal job” to enhance the awareness and understanding of the profession;
  • An individual that has great potential to impact the industry by developing new capabilities and being a thought leader who stands out among their peers.

Corporate Supply Chain of the Year Award

This award is presented to an organization that has used innovative supply chain management and logistics practices to advance their business and deliver a positive impact to their customers. In this organization, supply chain is not an afterthought, but rather a driving factor in the strategic planning process and tactical execution of the company’s day-to-day business activities. The Corporate Supply Chain of the Year award recognizes organizations that best exemplify the ideal for today's supply chain and serve as role models which can help other companies move closer to their supply chain goals.

Criteria for the award and attributes of an ideal recipient include:

  • A for-profit or not-for-profit organization;
  • The nominee can be a company whose primary business activities are directly related to the supply chain management/logistics field or can be a department, business unit or functional group within a company whose primary purpose is to related to supply chain management/logistics for their company;
  • The organization should demonstrate that they have a robust supply chain team that is collaborative in their approach to supply chain partnerships and has a voice in the company’s strategy and direction that are aligned with the organizational goals;
  • The nominee should have produced measurable gains in ROI, whether in warehouse, transportation, procurement sourcing or any other category in the end-to-end supply chain.

Diamond Award for Industry Excellence in Supply Chain Education

This award recognizes an organization that demonstrates superior commitment to supply chain education.

Criteria for the award and attributes of an ideal recipient include:

  • A for-profit or not-for-profit organization;
  • An organization who promotes supply chain education within and outside of their organization;
  • An organization that delivers supply chain educational programs directed at employees, students and/or other companies;
  • An organization who proactively engages with students at their university campus (i.e. participating in career fairs) and/or at their organizations (i.e. hosting student tours);
  • An organization whose leadership has demonstrated a commitment to recruiting students for supply chain internships and training opportunities.

 

Award recipients will receive:

  • One complimentary registration to the 2015 Supply Chain Management Summit
  • Recognition at the 2015 SCMS in front of an audience of 250-plus attendees
  • Spotlights in SCMS marketing materials incluing promotional videos, emails, website and other collateral

 

How to Nominate:

Please download the SCM Summit Award Nomination form. Please fill out this form and send it via email to info@scmsummit.com no later than August 1, 2015.

Should you have any questions about this call for award nominations, please email info@scmsummit.com