Demonstrating and Winning For Supply-Chain Excellence

December 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Dec2000, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p13
Trade Publication
This article reports that the Auperquinn company was awarded the Ian MacLaurin Award for Supply Chain Excellence at the IGD Food Industry Awards for 2000. It was for a strategic initiative to provide its customers with real assurances about fresh foods. Through collaborating with its main chicken supplier, the Carton group, the company is able to monitor and control production and offer a traceability from 'farm to place.' The award is given to a company that has had a real impact on the supply chain, demonstrating a major step change over and above everyday trading requirements. The judges looked for innovative, sustainable initiative that offer clear benefits and show cooperation with trading partners.


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