EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence
The EIC’s Award for Supply Chain Excellence recognises an EIC member organisation that has demonstrated superiority within the energy supply chain.
The EIC is calling for entries for the 2014 Award for Supply Chain Excellence in order to publically recognise the quality and achievement of our members. The winner of this prestigious accolade will be announced and awarded with a trophy by a VIP guest in front of industry peers at the 2014 EIC National Dinner
- the premier networking event in the energy industry calendar.
This award is open to all EIC members that supply goods or services into energy projects in line with the ethos of the EIC.
The Winner of the 2014 EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence will have the unique opportunity to showcase themselves, their capabilities and their expertise within the highly competitive energy sector.
The Winner will be able to take advantage of an effective marketing package put together with the aim of helping EIC members maintain competitiveness in the energy marketplace.
The shortlisted companies also receive exposure, with the EIC publishing their brand and product on the awards webpage and in press releases publishing the award.
- Logo, acknowledgement and link on the EIC website and EIC National Dinner microsite
- Personalised trophy and framed certificate highlighting “EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence: Winner”
- Winner’s logo that can be used in Winner’s PR activity and on their company website
- Double page spread (1 page advert, 1 page company profile) in Energy Focus, circulated to over 4,000 industry contacts
- ¼ page enhanced entry in the next edition of the EIC Procurement Guide
- Access to EIC generated press releases and additional PR activities to promote the Winner and the Award
- Marketing at all UK and Overseas Exhibitions via the EIC
- Two free passes to EIC Connect (Oil & Gas in November 2014 or Energy in November 2015)
- Advert within EIC Connect Brochure
- Social Media coverage throughout Awards Judging process and EIC National Dinner
- Front Cover spread and company information circulated within the EIC Monthly News and EIC Online
- Prestige of being able to name yourself the “EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence Winner”
How to Enter
Interested EIC member companies should submit a Submissions Form, available below, detailing a new product, service, process or engineering solution that has demonstrated excellence in supply chain performance.
On evaluating each entry, the judging panel will pay particular attention to how the submission has maximised customer satisfaction, for example, has increased operating efficiencies, overcome challenges, minimised ‘lost man hours’/increased safety or have entered new markets/ sector.
Once the judges have decided on the shortlisted companies, the Shortlist will then be invited to provide (in person, by video or conference call) a short presentation on their Entry to the judges.
The Judging Process
The EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence is subject to a two phase judging process:
Award Entries will be reviewed by the Judging Panel. Each judge will look at the submission taking into consideration:
- The commercial availability of the product, service or process.
- The extent to which the Entry demonstrates achievement/ excellence.
- The extent to which the Entry demonstrates the benefits/ achievements of the product/service.
- The extent to which the Entry demonstrates customer/ client satisfaction.
The Judging Panel will produce a Shortlist of Finalists.
The deadline for entries in the 30 May 2014!
Once the judges have decided on the shortlist, they will be invited to provide (in person, by video or conference call) a short presentation on their Entry to the judges.
The Winner will be decided by a Judges vote, consisting of experts from across the energy sector, including:
To find out more about our judges, please click here.
- David Wylie, Group Procurement Director – Centrica
- Chris Squires, Lead Supply Chain Engagement Manager – EDF Energy
- Mark Bradshaw, VP Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer – BP
- Matthew Grainger, Sector Manger – Advanced Manufacturing (Civil Nuclear) – UKTI
- Norman McLennan, Head of Global Supply Chain – Sasol
- Scott Benzie, Supply Chain Management - Chevron
- Stewart A Reid, Future Networks Manager, Scottish & Southern Energy Power Distribution
|| Call for entries
|| Entry Deadline - Phase 1
|| Shortlist Announced
|| Entry Deadline - Phase 2
|| Final Judging
|| Winner Announced
The EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence will be announced at the EIC National Dinner at the Natural History Museum on the 16 October 2014. For information about the National Dinner and to book your table, please see our EIC National Dinner
EIC Award for Supply Chain Excellence 2013