MARKHAM, Ont. — Supply Chain and Logistics Association Canada (SCL) is now accepting nominations and submissions for its annual awards program. The three awards, to be presented at the 44th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Toronto May 10-11, are the SCL President’s Award, the SCL Green Supply Chain Award, and the SCI Group Inc. National Student Paper Award.
The SCL President’s Award is given to an individual, group or company who has demonstrated exemplary vision, outstanding leadership and strategic thinking within the supply chain and logistics industry.
The SCL Green Supply Chain Award salutes supply chain management who have set and exceeded high standards for environmental sustainability through: identifying goals to reduce the fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from freight facility operations; developing an action plan detailing how each of these goals will be achieved; and reporting progress towards achieving these goals.
The SCI Group Inc. National Student Paper Award is presented annually to the Canadian supply chain and logistics student who submits the best original paper on logistics/supply chain management. For group-written papers, each author will be acknowledged. The national winner will receive a cash prize of $2,500 as well as a complimentary pass to the Annual Conference and Trade Show, with travel and accommodations. Regional winners will also be awarded prizes.
The deadline for nominations is March 11. Winners will be notified by the SCL national office prior to the Annual Conference and Trade Show. Self-nominations are permitted. Details can be found at www.sclcanada.org.