Supply Chain Management Review NextGen Supply Chain Awards

Submission Deadline: January 25, 2019

Eligibility: Entries are limited to submissions from end user companies who have integrated technology into their supply chains. 
It is not open to the suppliers of those technologies. 

In 2019, Supply Chain Management Review will honor up to five companies representing supply chain innovation utilizing NextGen supply chain technologies, or the technologies that will shape tomorrow’s supply chains.

The awards will be announced at the NextGen Supply Chain Conference (, April 16 & 17, 2019 at the Chicago Athletic Association ( hotel in downtown Chicago, the only conference focusing on supply chains of tomorrow for senior level executives.

Companies will be recognized for initiatives utilizing NextGen technologies in five categories:

  • Artificial Intelligence, Big Data. Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation and/or Internet of Things
  • Robotics in manufacturing, distribution or transportation operations
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Transformation Of The Supply Chain

Projects can include planning, procurement, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, order fulfillment/warehousing, talent management processes and the end-to-end supply chain.