The Supply Chain Awards were presented on 21 November 2018 at the EXCHAiNGE Award Night. CEMEX, a global manufacturer of building materials, won the Supply Chain Management Award 2018. The award was presented for the 13 th year by Strategy&, the global strategy consulting team at PwC, and by the industry trade journal LOGISTIK HEUTE, a publication of HUSS-VERLAG in Munich. InstaFreight, the digital freight forwarding company, was honored with the inaugural Smart Supply Chain Solution Award 2018 which was introduced in 2018 to honor innovative ideas that have the potential to transform traditional value chains.
The jury of prominent supply chainers, researchers, consultants, and industry journalists reached its decision after vetting the field of finalists – which included BASF, Schaeffler, and CEME X for the Supply Chain Management Award as well as Bossard, Synfioo/SAP, and InstaFreight for the Smart Supply Chain Solution Award. These six companies presented their outstanding concepts live at EXCHAiNGE on November 20. Attendees were also encouraged t o submit their votes, and the results were taken into consideration in the jury’s deliberation.