Application process: 8 Steps to your success

1 start of application period

March 2021

Companies that have optimized their supply chain in a consequent or innovative way can apply for the Supply Chain Awards.

2 application deadline

July 16, 2021

We look forward to receiving your application in English or German. The manuscript must be unpublished and must not have been used for any other competition. All applications completed and submitted by July 16, 2021, will be included in the selection process. Please send any questions about the application process to

3 announcement of shortlist

August 2, 2021

All applications submitted will be reviewed according to established criteria by August 2, 2021. The best concepts will be selected for company audits.

4 Company audits

End of July - August 2021

In the next step, experienced supply chain experts from Strategy& and PwC will visit those companies with the best submitted concepts. The submitted supply chain solutions will be discussed online.

5 announcement of finalists

September 6, 2021

The finalists have been determined and will be published. They are invited to present their concepts online during the finalist pitches on November 16, 2021.

6 Live presentation of finalists

November 16, 2021

The jury members as well as the event participants are live online when the finalists present their solutions. The jury subsequently meets virtually and selects the winners of the Supply Chain Awards 2021. All viewers can also vote for their favorites via the voting tool.

7 Awards ceremony

November 18, 2021

The most convincing concepts have been selected. As part of the digital awards ceremony, the Supply Chain Awards 2021 will be presented and celebrated.


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