IMPERIAL Logistics has received a Golden Arrow Award at the 2012 Professional Management Review (PMR) Awards. This followed PMR Africa's annual, national survey on FMCG Supply Chain Management Companies in South Africa.
Representatives of IMPERIAL Logistics and its' member companies TFD, The Cold Chain and VMS receiving the awards.
A global leader in logistics and supply chain management, the IMPERIAL Logistics Group was the highest rated in the category, Area of Specialisation: General.
IMPERIAL Logistics' member companies were also recognised at the prestigious awards ceremony. TFD Network Africa received a Bronze Award in category, Area of Specialisation: General. The Cold Chain, which manages the largest basket of Chilled and Frozen Products in the South African FMCG industry, was rated highest in the Chilled and Frozen Products category. It received the Golden Arrow Award for Outstanding Performance.
VMS (Vital Merchandising Services) was honoured with two awards – a Silver Arrow Award in the category Dedicated: Cape Town, Durban & Johannesburg and a Gold Arrow Award in the category Synergised: National, ranking second and first overall respectively in these categories.
Such recognition serves to further confirm IMPERIAL Logistics' FMCG leadership - with proven delivery in ambient, chilled and perishable route to market solutions. Companies were rated by FMCG manufacturers and suppliers based on the level of collaboration that has been achieved within supply chains. Survey respondents rated companies across a range of 25 attributes, including client commitment, cost-effectiveness, flexibility, thoroughness and reliability and innovation.
IMPERIAL Logistics is a global logistics and supply chain leader that moves business and industry through innovation, inspiration and foresight. Through its established Southern African and International divisions, IMPERIAL Logistics' service delivery comprises fundamental logistics and end-to-end supply chain management solutions to blue chip customers in almost every industry. As a preferred logistics outsource provider, IMPERIAL Logistics positions itself as an extension of its customer's business, building its customer's brand alongside its own. IMPERIAL Logistics Southern Africa is a multi-branded business, categorised into five key divisions, namely Transport and Warehousing, Consumer Products, Specialised Freight, Integration Services and Africa. IMPERIAL Logistics International comprises five operating units, namely Panopa Logistik, Lehnkering, neska, IMPERIAL Shipping Group and Brouwer Shipping. For further information, please visit www.imperiallogistics.co.za.
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Tel: +27 11 821 5500; www.imperiallogistics.co.za