GPCA Announces Winners of 2nd Supply Chain Excellence Awards
Supply chain influencers awarded for industry leadership and creating shared value
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 4 2017 – Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), has announced the winners of the second edition of the Supply Chain Excellence Awards sponsored by SABIC that was held on the sidelines of the Supply Chain Conference at the Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi on May 3.
ALFRED TALKE Logistic Services won in the Land category, while Bahri Chemicals were recognized for their contributions to the marine sector. DP World UAE Region won in the Ports category and Yanbu University College in Academia. Maytham Al-Matrood, Yanbu University College, the winner of ‘Ibtikar – Rising Star in Supply Chain Award’– received a monetary reward of AED 10,000. Each category winner took home a trophy, along with a Certificate of Excellence.
Commenting on this year’s edition of GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards, Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA said: “Through this awards series, we aim to reward outstanding achievements from those who have contributed to supply chain optimization in the GCC from both the private and public sectors. From the success of the inaugural edition last year, we have witnessed considerable advancement in quality, health and safety, security, sustainability, innovation and protection of the environment within the GCC supply chain sector. With a focus on academia-industry collaboration and recognizing bright young talent, the awards will foster knowledge sharing and best practice right from the grassroots.”
Building on the success of their inaugural edition in 2016, the GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards featured a number of new categories covering the entire supply chain spectrum this year. Designed to recognize outstanding contributions, leadership and vision, the GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards brought together the brightest minds in the industry to network, share best practice and celebrate achievements.
About the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) was established in 2006 to represent the downstream hydrocarbon industry in the Arabian Gulf. Today, the association voices the common interests of more than 240 member companies from the chemical and allied industries, accounting for over 95 percent of chemical output in the GCC. The industry makes up the second largest manufacturing sector in the region, producing over US$108 billion worth of products every year.
GPCA supports the petrochemical and chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf through advocacy, networking and thought leadership initiatives aimed at helping member companies to connect, share and advance knowledge, contribute to international dialogue, and become prime influencers in shaping the future of the global petrochemicals industry.
Committed to providing a regional platform for stakeholders from around the world, GPCA manages six working committees – Plastics, Supply Chain, Fertilizers, International Trade, Research and Innovation, and Responsible Care – and organizes six world-class events each year. The association also publishes an annual report, regular newsletters and various other industry reports.
For more information, visit http://www.gpca.org.ae.