Schneider Recognized With 2020 Power of the Profession Award

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France — Schneider Electric announced that its “Smart Logistics” initiative has been awarded the Business Win of the Year Award and best in show in the “Supply Chain Breakthrough of the Year” category in Gartner’s 2020 Power of the Profession awards.

The awards are community-selected recognitions of the most impactful supply chain initiatives of the year. A panel of more than 40 chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and leading academics contributed to the selection.

Gartner’s 2020 Power of the Profession awards “identify and recognize the top Supply Chain and Talent initiatives from the past twelve months that help to elevate the Supply Chain profession.” Gartner announced these awards during a live webinar on June 17, 2020.

“Gartner’s Power of the Profession Award winners are voted on by peers. This is a unique invitation for the supply chain community to select the stories they feel most proud to represent and advance their profession,” said Stan Aronow, vice president and distinguished analyst with the Gartner Supply Chain practice.

Schneider Electric was selected from the “Supply Chain Breakthrough of the Year” subcategory winners by an executive judging panel based on its demonstration of excellence across all three subcategories.

“We are thrilled to have received this recognition of Business Win of the Year and Supply Chain Breakthrough of the Year from Gartner’s 2020 Power of the Profession Awards honoring our Smart Logistics initiative. We believe our transformation efforts in the supply chain are progressing well and that this really gives our team the inspiration to push forward on our Tailored, Sustainable and Connected 4.0 Supply Chain program, together with our partners for our customers. We see the “Business Win of the Year” award as a recognition of our digital transformation and our commitment to our customers”, said Mourad Tamoud, Executive Vice President, Schneider Electric Global Supply Chain.

As of 2019, Schneider’s Global Supply Chain Operations comprising of 200 manufacturing plants in 44 countries and 97 distribution centers, saw its 86,000-strong workforce manage over 291,000 references and process over 150,000 order lines daily.

The identification of a Gartner award winner or finalist is not an endorsement by Gartner of any vendor, product, or service.


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