Supply chain excellence awards for 2021 launched
The fourth edition of "Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2021" was launched yesterday to recognise outstanding individuals and organisations for their exceptional contributions in advancing supply chain knowledge and practices across the industries.
Non-bank financial institution IPDC Finance in collaboration with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS) organised the awards.
The recognitions will also act as encouragement for professionals who play a significant role in the supply chain management ecosystem. The performance from July 2020 to June 2021 will be taken into account while recognising the individuals and organisation.
The inauguration ceremony took place thorough a press conference at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka.
Organisations and individuals can submit their nominations online at www.bsceabd.com across 11 categories.
These are supply chain collaboration and partnering, supply chain talent development, manufacturing excellence, supply chain finance management, logistics and transportation management, customer service, warehousing and distribution, supply chain planning process, supply chain sustainability, technology as supply chain enabler, young supply chain talent of the year, and supply chain professional of the year.
Nominations can be submitted till November 20. A jury panel will select the best cases as the winners. Awardees will receive crests and certificates, according to a statement.
Mominul Islam, CEO of IPDC Finance, said, "As a financial intermediary, we feel responsible to ensure our SME and corporate sector remain competitive globally, for which excellence in supply chain management is indispensable."
"IPDC strongly believes in the importance of collaboration to influence the activity, experience, and resources of an organization. Hence, IPDC collaborated with BSCMS to recognize the best practices in supply chain management through the award," he said.
Naquib Khan, president of the BSCMS, said the success of any business, amid fierce competition and global challenges, was inextricably linked to the performance of its supply chain. "We want to recognise those achievers for their contributions in SCM," he said.
ISCEA (Asia) CEO Ejazur Rahman, IPDC Finance Additional Managing Director Rizwan Dawood Shams and The Business Standard Executive Editor & Publisher Sharier Khan were also present.