IPDC, BSCMS launch ‘Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2020’

IPDC Finance Limited, in collaboration with Bangladesh Supply Chain Management Society (BSCMS), International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) Bangladesh as knowledge partner, launched the Bangladesh Supply Chain Excellence Awards (BSCEA) 2020 on Tuesday.

BSCEA 2020 will be recognising outstanding individuals and organisations for their exceptional contributions in advancing supply chain knowledge and practices across the industries that operate in Bangladesh and encourage Supply Chain Management (SCM) professionals, who play a significant role in the supply chain ecosystem, IPDC said in a press release.

IPDC Managing Director and CEO Mominul Islam said this year, IPDC is coming back with a brand-new edition of BSCEA to celebrate the supply chain heroes who have worked relentlessly to ensure an uninterrupted supply chain.

“It is our duty to recognise them and lift their spirits in hopes of continuous progress in the industry,” he said.

Awardees will be recognised from various areas of SCM in both manufacturing and service organisations. Supply chain professionals, young talents and business organisations will be invited to participate in this prestigious recognition program and will be asked to submit case studies of their achievements.

Naquib Khan, President of BSCMS, said: “The success of any business, amid fierce competition and global challenges, is inextricably linked to the performance of its supply chain. We want to recognise those achievers for their contributions in SCM.”

BSCEA 2020 will be divided into seven different categories, which are: Collaborative Supply Chain, Supply Chain Talent Development, Manufacturing Excellence, Supply Chain Finance Management, Excellence in Logistics, Distribution, Transportation, Warehouse Management, Planning, Sustainability, Technology, Young Supply Chain Talent of the Year and Supply Chain Professional of the Year.

Awardees will receive crests and certificates as recognition. Young awardees will also receive the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) Certification along with crests and certificates.

The award ceremony is scheduled to be broadcast live on December 20 on the official IPDC Facebook page. The deadline for submitting the nominations, both electronically and by mail, along with the cases, is November 26. To submit nominations, please visit

Ejazur Rahman, CEO, ISCEA Asia, stated, “Supply chain management plays an integral part in a firm’s success. This initiative is to recognise such efficiencies that exist in our ecosystem and encourage more in the future. This year, we are coming back with more initiatives to enhance learning and knowledge sharing of SCM to keep growing and transforming this ecosystem.”

Source: United News of Bangladesh