2018 AUSTRALIAN SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS AWARDS
On Friday, 23rd November, 2018 The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia, in conjunction with Wisetech Global, Vertical Talent, Australian Trusted Trader, Bondi Labs, Freight Assist, Localz, Xtreme Freight and LMA, announced the winners of the 2018 Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards at the iconic Luna Park, Sydney.
These prestigious awards have been held annually for the last 58 years by the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA). The awards allow a fantastic opportunity for people and companies that are involved in the supply chain industry to celebrate and be recognised for their particular contribution, success and hard work.
There were eight categories, with seven open for submission. Each of the seven categories attracted a significant number of high calibre submissions. Awards were formally judged with recipients announced at the ASCL Awards Gala Dinner last Friday. Award Winners and High Commendation award recipients were announced as follows:
2018 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 is presented to a company that can best demonstrate their commitment/ 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.
2018 Training, Education &
Development Award sponsored by:
2018 Training, Education and Development Award Winner
Wesfarmers Chemicals Energy & Fertilisers receiving the Award
from Award sponsor WiseTech Global CEO, Richard White
2018 Training, Education and Development High Commendation Recipient
TT Logistics (Australasia) Pty Ltd receiving the High Commendation
from Award sponsor WiseTech Global CEO, Richard White
Finalists: Associate Professor Ferry Jie, PhD, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University; TT Logistics (Australasia) Pty Ltd; Wesfarmers Chemicals Energy & Fertilisers; and Young Guns Container Crew.
2018 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 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.
2018 Information Technology and Management Award Winner
BlockBit Solutions receiving the Award from SCLAA Director, Mark Healing
2018 Information Technology and Management High Commendation Recipient
FullCRM receiving the High Commendation
from SCLAA Director, Mark Healing
Finalists: BlockBit Solutions; Fremantle Ports; iCOS LIVE; FullCRM; PTV Group; Santos Ltd; and Shippit
2018 Industry Excellence 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.
2018 Industry Excellence Award Winner
Rob O’Byrne, Logistics Bureau Group receiving his Award
from SCLAA Director, Patrick Ingenegeren
2018 Industry Excellence Award High Commendation Recipient
Matthew Wragg, MAEZ receiving his High Commendaton
from SCLAA Director, Patrick Ingenegeren
Finalists: Joshua Carter, Carter Heavy Haulage and Transport Pty Ltd; Matthew Wragg, MAEZ; Keriman Kara, Telstra Corporation; Rob O’Byrne, Logistics Bureau Group; and Stephen Rowlison, BBILLER Pty Ltd.
2018 International Supply Chain Award
This is an Award that recognises 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.
2018 International Supply Chain Award Winner
2018 International Supply Chain Award High Commendation Recipient
Localz receiving the High Commendation
from SCLAA Director, Peter Hollins
Finalists: Ashley Allchurch, Health and HIV Implementation Service Delivery Provider; Localz; Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan and XAct Solutions Shinsei Project; Rodney Bartolo and Glen Dyer, Mercedes Benz Vans; and Sebastian Keith Chua, Health Promotion Board, Singapore.
2018 Supply Chain Management Award
Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the overview 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.
2018 Supply Chain Management Award Winner
Fremantle Ports was unable to attend the event so the Award
was accepted on their behalf by SCLAA Director, Stanley Fan.
2018 Supply Chain Management Award High Commendation Recipients
Toll Group AND Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Finalists: Australian Red Cross Blood Service; Fremantle Ports; Hemandra Maharaj & Snackbrands/Ontex/Cahill Transport/C.H. Robinson; Kathmandu; Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance; and Toll Group.
2018 Logistics Management Award
This is a new award and is awarded for one of the oldest disciplines of any supply chain and replaces the Storage and Materials Handling award. Recipients may stem from nominees for any of the other SCLAA awards at the judges’ discretion, or from a direct application, where the demonstrated achievement, improvement or results have required a logistical approach to improvement or major change to their logistics management.
2018 Logistics Management Award Winner
Richard White, WiseTech Global receiving the Award
from SCLAA Chairman, Amanda O’Brien
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.
2018 Environmental Excellence Award Winner
2018 Environmental Excellence High Commendation Recipient
Rotary – Donations in Kind Queensland & Northern Rivers receiving
High Commendation from SCLAA Director, Joshua Holmes
Finalists: Dennis Ogden, National Mailing and Marketing Pty Ltd; Paul Miller, Bridgeport Energy; PGT-Reclaimed; and Rotary- Donations in Kind Queensland & Northern Rivers.
2018 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.
2018 Future Leader Award prize sponsored by
2018 Future Leaders Award Winner
Kathryn Esler receiving the Future Leader Award
from Award sponsor LMA, Savvas Leondas
2018 Future Leaders High Commendation Recipient
Finalists: Cameron Davies, Young Guns Container Crew; Corey Carl, Young Guns Container Crew; Jake Parrett, Carter Heavy Haulage and Transport Pty Ltd; Kathryn Elser, Nestle; Krystian Ostrowski; and Kyle Rogers – Silk Contract Logistics.
The 2018 ASCL Awards Gala Dinner was a memorable evening with MC Michael Gallacher, CEO Ports Australia, guest speaker Commissioner Michael Outram APM, Commissioner of the Australian Border Force (ABF). Significant SCLAA announcements were made by our Chairman, Amanda O’Brien, and a significant one was that SCLAA had formed an alliance with the Australian International Trade Association in the implementation of the “Belt and Road Australia-China Supply Chain and Logistics Alliance”.
The awards were attended by local, national and international guests and provided ideal networking opportunities.
The SCLAA extends their congratulations to all finalists, high commendation recipients and Award Winners.
Don’t miss your opportunity in 2019 to nominate an individual or company for these prestigious awards which are recognised industry wide.
To join this exciting National Association please contact our National Secretariat on 1300 364 160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come and be part of a dynamic association to get the recognition you deserve in the ever changing world of the supply chain in 2019.