The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) announced the winners of the 2009 Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards on Thursday the 12th of November at the Eureka Tower.
The awards evening was sponsored by GS1 Australia and SupplyChain Review and minor sponsors AIMM Industrial Training, Australia’s Best, College of Warehousing, IPA, SSI Schaefer and SkyWire.
With an extremely high and diverse number of entries in every category this year the judging was even more difficult for 2009, with the winners and high commendations standing out as exceptional submissions.
2009 ASCL Future Leaders Award
The purpose of this award is 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.
Winner: Jodie Collie, Colins Food Group
High Commendation: Matthew Kellythorn, Mrs Crocket’s Kitchen
The finalists were Greg Layt, Polar Fresh, Peter Callister, Queensland Health, Georgina Vuksanovic, Mrs Crocket’s Kitchen and Matthew Kellythorn, Mrs Crocket’s Kitchen.
2009 ASCL T&L Industry Excellence Award
This prestigious award recognises and acknowledges the outstanding achievements and contribution by an individual currently working within the Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry.
Winner: Bill Potter, NQX College
High Commendation: Dirk Wagensveld, Jj Richards & Sons
The finalists were Andrew Stewart, Intelog Business & Healthcare Performance Group, Linda Lyons, Queensland Health, TLWAG and Dirk Wagensveld, JJ Richards & Sons.
2009 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. The trophy was first awarded in 1980 and is dedicated to Dexion’s Founder, Demetrius Comino, OBE.
Winner: Corporate Express Australia
The finalists were Coles Limited, Coca Cola Amatil, Western Star, Volkswagen and Robotic Automation.
2009 ASCL Information Management Award
For significant achievement in the use of communications, information management, technology and e-business in any aspect of Supply Chain and Logistics management, with particular regard to the added value produced by the achievement. The trophy was first awarded in 1994 and is dedicated to the late Len Smith FAIMM.
Winner: Ged Halstead, Clifford Hallam Healthcare
2009 ASCL Training, Education & Development Award
For significant achievement in any aspect of training, education, or the development of people which is relevant to Supply Chain and Logistics. The trophy was first awarded in 2002 and is dedicated to the late Professor Peter Gilmour.
Winner: Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services
High Commendation: NQX College
The finalists were Direct Couriers, TDT Victoria, NQX College, Mrs Crocket’s Kitchen and Project Professionals Group.
2009 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. The trophy was first awarded in 1963 and is dedicated to the late Mr.W. (Bill) Cribben.
High Commendation: Robotic Automation
Winner: Coca-Cola Amatil Project Jupiter
2009 ASCL Environmental Excellence Award
For significant achievement in any area of environmental concern, including traffic congestion, packaging or waste disposal, recycling and energy consumption. The trophy was first awarded in 1966 and is dedicated to Mr Ken Pike.
Winner: Corporate Express Australia
2009 ASCL supply chain management award
High commendation: Barminco Limited & Supply Chain Services Australia
Winner: Queensland Health