Entries are invited from all those involved in the automotive logistics sector, including vehicle-makers, tier suppliers, logistics service providers, infrastructure operators, vehicle processors, dealerships and logistics consultancies.
The Automotive Logistics Awards – Europe 2018 will recognise and reward excellence and innovation, celebrating high performance and best practice in a wide range of automotive supply chain disciplines including inbound logistics, packaging, materials handling, finished vehicle logistics and service parts logistics – as well as individuals’ achievements.
An unrivalled panel of judges will apply rigorous criteria to each of the 16 categories making up the awards. They include:
Buelent Ileri, director transportation and logistics, EAME, AGCO
Anita Pieper, vice-president vehicle distribution and VDCs, BMW
Frank Schlehuber, director aftermarket, CLEPA
Stephan Freichel, professor, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Jürgen Braunstetter, head of logistics and SCM, Continental
Stefan Crets, executive director, CSR Europe
Daniel Kal, director corporate logistics, EMEA, Aptiv
Simon Charker, EV supply chains, Dyson Technologies
Ralf Bechmann, partner, automotive supply chain, EY
Peter Weiss, head of EMEA Supply Chain, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Dirk Willmann, director of Europe MP&L, Ford
Dr Michael Henke, director of Enterprise Logistics division, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML
Bob Mountain, head of vehicle logistics, Honda Europe
Mike Dickinson, general manager automotive, Industry Forum
Jörg Blechinger, Director of Magna Logistics and Global Lead Logistics, Magna International
Francesca Gamboni, vice-president of supply chain, PSA Group
Marc Dardanelli, vice-president, Alliance Logistics Europe, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance
Antonio Marcelo, vice-president – global supply chain, Visteon Electronics
Matthias Braun, head of digitilisation and concept development, Group Logistics, Volkswagen Group
Magnus Ödling, global core and car program (logistics engineering), Volvo Car
Wolfgang Lehmacher, director, supply chain and transport industries, World Economic Forum
Fabio Castello, senior vice-president of global logistics, Scania
Carlos Lahoz, general manager of business planning, Kia Motors
Dennis Kolberg, head of research, innovative factory systems, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
All awards entries will be treated in the strictest confidence and the judges have been selected to ensure there are no conflicts of interest.
The awards ceremony and gala dinner will be held at the Kameha Grand Hotel in Bonn, Germany, on June 12th 2018, the night before the Automotive Logistics Europe conference.