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Who is your supply chain hero?
Do you know someone who has a distinguished record as a leader and innovator in the supply chain profession? Someone who has improved the industry's understanding of the supply chain? Then consider nominating him or her for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) 2017 Distinguished Service Award.
CSCMP is accepting nominations for this year's award until April 30, 2017. The award recipient will be honored at CSCMP's 2017 Annual Conference, September 24-27, in Atlanta, Georgia.
CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an individual for achievement in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. It is presented annually to an academic, consultant, or practitioner who exemplifies sustained, consistent, and excellent service to the development of the disciplines of logistics and supply chain management. The selected individual will have shown high integrity and moral principles throughout his or her professional career.
All CSCMP members can submit a nomination for this award. Nominees will be judged on five criteria:
- Sustained and distinguished record of contribution to the disciplines of logistics and supply chain management
- Contributions above the normal expectations of the job
- Recognition as a leader in logistics or supply chain management
- Recognition as an innovator in logistics or supply chain management
- Education of the logistics and supply chain management profession (both orally and written)
Nomination guidelines and a list of past winners can be found on CSCMP's website. Members can also consider submitting nominations for CSCMP's other annual awards: the Doctoral Dissertation Award, Young Professionals Emerging Leader Award, and the Supply Chain Innovation Award.
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