WASHINGTON DC, USA (5 April 2005)- The Supply-Chain Council's (SCC) 2005 Global Awards for Excellence in Supply Chain Operations and Management were announced on 5 April during the Supply-Chain World-North America Conference & Exposition in Anaheim, California USA. This year's ceremony far exceeded everyone's expectations as the five different awards for practitioners, technology companies, consultants, system integrators and academics were announced.

Global Award for Supply-Chain Excellence
This "grand prize" is presented to the organization that has made the greatest contribution to demonstrating or advancing the supply-chain management body of knowledge within the last year. This award is presented to one of the four "finalists" who have won one of the four major awards.
The winner is selected from the four winners of the other Supply-Chain Excellence Awards, which includes the U.S. Department of Defense category of the Supply Chain Operational Excellence Award, the industry category for the Supply Chain Operational Excellence Award, the Supply Chain Management Technology Excellence Award, and the Supply Chain Academic Excellence Award.











Mr. Oscar Baltodano, supply chain Program Director BAT Asia Pacific, receives the Global Supply Chain Excellence award from the Supply Chain Council at the Supply Chain World North America in April 2005, in presence of John Paul, Director of iCognitive Pte Ltd and Supply Chain Management professor at the Bordeaux Business School in France and, Melinda Spring, Communication Director of the Supply Chain Council.   Presented during the Supply-Chain World North-America in April 2005, Disneyland Hotel, California, USA

This year's Global Award went to British American Tobacco Company.

2005 Global Award for Supply-Chain Excellence

British American Tobacco Company supported by iCognitive Company - Singapore (John PAUL Director, Professor Affiliate in Supply Chain Management Bordeaux Business School)

British American Tobacco is the world's most international tobacco group and the second largest stock market listed tobacco group by global market share.  BAT is an industry leader in supporting tobacco leaf production, providing direct agronomy support to farmers through 23 leaf growing programmers in 22 countries.  BAT holds strong market positions around the world and have leadership in over 50 markets.

The project is following the recommended SCOR Road Map for implementation.

Read more about the Global Supply Chain Excellence Award at the Supply Chain Council website.