Gebrüder Weiss and SMR AMT Hungary receive Central Eastern European Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award in 2013
27 November 2013 - Budapest
The Events Group together with the European Logistics Association announced the first CEE Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence Award this year to recognise and promote outstanding logistics and supply chain management methods and to encourage professionals to constantly raise standards and come up with innovative and flexible solutions, contributing to the development of the rapidly growing CEE region. The award was handed out tonight at the Award ceremony at TRANSLOG Connect Congress in Budapest.
Applications were evaluated by an independent jury, by their level of innovation, transferability, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and customer value-contribution and the project or concept had to be accomplished in any of the countries in the Central Eastern European region. Jury members Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Jos Marinus, President of the European Logistics Association (ELA), Stefan Putzlocher, Director Logistics at Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Hungary, Miguel Suarez, Director Supply Chain Management at Lafarge, Rogier van Zon, Head of Global Distribution & Export Control at TP Vision have announced the winners in the Industry and Retail and the Service industry.
The Award Ceremony together with a cocktail reception was opened by Alfonz Antoni, Vice-President of the European Logistics Association, then Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer announced the winners on TRANSLOG Connect Congress in the Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal in Budapest, Hungary.
Gebrüder Weiss winner in the service provider sector, developed Tower Control a logistics system that provides better information and the award for the Industry and Retail price went to SMR AMT Hungary, who developed a direct distribution system operating in Hungary.
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business highlighted the importance of TRANSLOG Connect Congress as it has become a landmark for Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Central and Eastern Europe, to support an innovative Logistics and Supply Chain Management development.
Winners of the Award were announced on the 27th of November during a cocktail reception. Awarded applicants will have the opportunity to present their projects to the top logistics and supply chain management professionals at CEE’s most important logistics and supply chain management summit on 28th November.
TRANSLOG will be taking place again in November, 2014 in Budapest. For further information, please visit the website at www.translogconnect.eu or contact the organiser at firstname.lastname@example.org