The winners of the 2014 Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Awards, which have been developed in conjunction with The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia, Queensland Division, in conjunction with Telstra, OfficeMax, All Purpose Transport, apicsAU, Energex Limited, LMA, Transpacific Industries Group and Polystyrene Recycling Group were announced in front of over 300 people during the annual charity dinner at the Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Conference which was held at the Sofitel Hotel.
2014 Queensland Future Leaders Award
The Future Leaders Award, which is sponsored by All Purpose Transport, is designed to provide incentive and recognition to young professionals who are both currently working in and wish to continue their career path within the Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry. The winner of the 2014 QLD Future Leaders Award will be awarded an enrolment into the Leadership Management Australia’s ‘The Performance Edge’ 10 week development program valued at $5000. The program assists participants to improve their personal performance and productivity as well as that of their team.
The winner of the 2014 Queensland Future Leaders Award is Alexander Prizeman, Inventory Team Manager, Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services.
Alex’s potential within Polar Fresh and the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry as a whole is endless. He has been used as in Inventory consultant by other Distribution Centres and will shortly be assisting their sister site in New South Wales with their produce implementation and go-live. Alex has been identified by his Shift Manager and the Operations Manager as a future Senior Leader within their organisation. Alex has also been identified to be involved in their Leadership Development Program, which is targeted at giving their current, frontline managers, the skills and abilities to move forward into to a more strategic, senior management role within the organisation. Alex has the drive and the passion to take his career wherever he may want it to go.
A High Commendation has been awarded to Ryan Jackson, Director, Resource2Source and Samuel Welsh, Sourcing Specialist, Aurizon.
Finalists were: Tayla Bush, Level 4 Store Officer, AWH, Stephanie Campbell, Senior Procurement Officer, Project Procure, Renee Cunningham, Implementation Manager, Aurizon, Christey Garretty, Category Specialist Stanwell Corporation, Joshua Hiscock, A/Customer Service Officer, Energex Limited, Ryan Jackson, Director, Resource2Source, Matthew Pope, Procurement Support and Data Officer, Energex Limited, Alexander Prizeman, Inventory Team Manager, Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services and Samuel Welsh, Sourcing Specialist, Aurizon.
2014 Queensland Industry Excellence Award
The Industry Excellence Award, which is sponsored by ENERGEX Limited, recognises and acknowledges the outstanding achievements and contribution by an individual currently working within the Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry.
The winner of the 2014 Queensland Industry Excellence Award is Tycho Buningh,Director, Tycho Buningh & Associates.
Tycho has over 20 years’ senior executive experience in the private and public sectors, specialising in maritime logistics management and port operations. He has held senior executive roles in shipping within the Toll Group and in port management with North Queensland Bulk Ports. Over his career Tycho has continually contributed to the benefit of his employer and to the industry in general.
A High Commendation has been awarded to Allan Twomey, Satellite & Warehouse Operations Manager Distribution Services Sandvik Mining.
Finalists were: Nikki Barbi, GM Fleet & Logistics, Ergon Energy, Andrew Bennett, Director, ICT Capital Management, Corporate Procurement Branch, Department of Employment, Education and Training, Mark Brommeyer, Manager Supply Chain, nehta – National E-Health Transition Authority, Tycho Buningh, Director, Tycho Buningh & Associates, Nev Burton, Senior Advisor, STEP Supply Chain, Julie McCormack, Strategy Procurement Manager, Stanwell Corporation, Phil Nahrung, Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Stanwell Corporation and Allan Twomey, Satellite & Warehouse Operations Manager Distribution Services Sandvik Mining.
2014 Queensland Supply Chain Management Award
The Supply Chain Management Award, which is sponsored by Transpacific Industries Group, is designed to encourage and acknowledge the outstanding achievement of an organisation that has demonstrated significant achievement in managing the integration of Supply Chains.
The winner of the 2014 Queensland Supply Chain Management Award is Hills Tankers & Freight Cost Index.
With Hills Tankers combining their expertise in bulk liquid logistics, with a strong focus on operational safety, efficiency, innovation and an understanding of the customers SC and logistics needs, was able to provide a solution that reduced a number of combinations on the road, kms, and hours travelled. It also achieved gains in improved scheduling, improved turnaround times for fleet with improved access, loading and load profiling. The Production cycle has become less frequent in larger batches, and the improved efficiency is reducing freight cost, compared to stock holding cost (WACC), less number of larger loads delivered compared to the previous high frequency of smaller deliveries.
A High Commendation has been awarded to Downer EDI Mining & Stanwell Corporation.
Finalists were: Procurement Transformation Division, Department of Housing and Public Works, Downer EDI Mining & Stanwell Corporation, Hills Tankers and Freight Cost Index Consultants and UGL Engineering & Stanwell Corporation.
2014 Queensland Training, Education & Development Award
The Training, Education and Development Award which is sponsored by apicsAU, is presented to the company or institution that best demonstrates a significant achievement in aspects such as recruitment process, training, HR Systems, formal education and development programs which is both relevant to and promotes the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry.
The winner of the 2014 Queensland Training, Education and Development Award is GenR8 Employment Pathway for Youth, Metropolitan Region, Department of Education, Training and Employment.
GenR8 is an industry-demand driven, youth attraction and employment pathway for Year 12 students. From an industry and business perspective, the program is a strategic recruitment model designed to address labour and skill shortages in key industry sectors and address an ageing workforce through youth engagement. GenR8 aims to create sustainable linkages between employers, local high schools and local communities by establishing schools as a recruitment hub.
A High Commendation has been awarded to A High Commendation has been awarded to UQ Business School Executive Education.
Finalists were: Chain of Responsibility (CoR) Australia, GenR8 Employment Pathway for Youth Metropolitan Region, Department of Education Training and Employment, Kmart – Lytton Distribution Centre and UQ Business School Executive Education.
The Queensland SCL Awards are the state feeder program for the Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards which will be held on the 27th of November at the MCG.