Application process: 7 Steps to your success

1 start of application period

February 2022

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


February 23, 2022 | 10 AM

Just in time for the start of the application process, the online seminar "Application Phase Kick-Off" provides information on the individual steps of the application process. The special features of the Supply Chain Awards, i.e. the Supply Chain Management Award and the Smart Solution Award, are highlighted. In addition, the presenters will explain the concrete benefits of participation and show the evaluation criteria.

Event language: English

Did you miss the kick-off for the application phase? You can access the recording of the event here.

2 application deadline

July 15, 2022

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 The manuscript must be unpublished and must not have been used for any other competition.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 15, 2022, will be included in the selection process. Please send any questions about the application process to

3 announcement of shortlist

Early August 2022

All applications submitted will be reviewed according to established criteria by early August 2022. The best concepts will be selected for company audits.

4 Company audits

August - early September 2022

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 or on site.

5 announcement of finalists

September 15, 2022

The finalists have been determined and will be published. They are invited to present their concepts during the finalist pitches on November 15, 2022.

6 Live presentation of finalists

November 15, 2022

The jury members as well as the event participants will be present live when the finalists present their solutions in Frankfurt. The jury will then meet and identify the winners of the Supply Chain Awards 2022.

All viewers can also vote for their favorites via the voting tool.

7 Awards ceremony

November 15, 2022

The most convincing concepts have been selected. As part of the awards ceremony, the Supply Chain Awards 2022 will be presented and celebrated.


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