Supply Chain Innovation Awards

The CSCMP and SupplyChainBrain Supply Chain Innovation Award™ is today's most prestigious recognition of innovation in supply chain management. More than 50 companies have been awarded the industry's highest honor as finalists in this case study competition since the award's inception in 2005. Scores are awarded to each case study submitted based on innovation, case study results, and final presentation to a conference audience. Judges of the competition include a wide range of analysts, educators, practitioners, and industry journalists from CSCMP and SupplyChainBrain.

Interested in submitting to the 2016 Supply Chain Innovation Award™ Take a look at the Guidelines.

Solving The Pallet Problem: A Jigsaw Puzzle in 3D
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario pioneers a method for automating the assembly of pallets that incorporate cases of multiple dimensions. The result: big savings in labor... »

Predicting the Unpredictable: Lennox Takes a New Approach to Demand Modeling
Looking to get closer to the customer, Lennox Residential undertakes a dramatic expansion of its distribution network. Simultaneously, it looks to cut costs, optimize... »

A Map Is Worth a Thousand Words: HP Visualizes Its Global Supply-Chain Network
Good data is critical to a company's decisions on where to site manufacturing, distribution and services facilities. But too much data can paralyze planners. HP has found a... »

SCIA Information
SCIA Past Finalists and Winners
2015 Finalists and Winners:  The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (Winner) Lennox Residential (Second Place) Hewlett-Packard (Geographic... »

How PepsiCo Created a Plant With "Near-Net-Zero" Impact
PepsiCo undertook the ambitious goal of transforming a Frito-Lay plant in Arizona into a facility with almost no net environmental impact. A finalist in the Supply Chain... »

Case Study: Staples Eliminates Excessive Packaging
Working with Packsize International, Staples right-sizes corrugate packaging: no more small items in costly large boxes. The winner of the 2013 Supply Chain Innovation award.... »

How IBM Drives Value With Supply-Chain Analytics
IBM continues its journey toward creation of a truly global supply chain, through the use of embedded analytics to gain cross-process visibility. A finalist in the 2013... »

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