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Winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Award 2021 Recognized

July 9, 2021

The Council for the Collaboration between the Manufacturing, Distribution and Sales Sectors, for which the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) serves as secretariat, decided the winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Award 2021 from 52 applicants, including manufacturers (manufacturing), wholesalers (distribution), and retailers (sales).

1. Outline of the Supply Chain Innovation Award 2021

The Supply Chain Innovation Award is a program under which the Council for the Collaboration between the Manufacturing, Distribution and Sales Sectors* recognizes outstanding companies for their remarkable efforts and execution of leadership in their industries. Their aim is to optimize entire supply chains, under the cooperation of the manufacturing, distribution, and sales sectors.

The council called for applicants for the 2021 award program and received applications from 11 companies (including applications submitted jointly). The examination committee for the award program decided one winner of the Supply Chain Innovation Award, three winners of the Supply Chain Innovation Excellent Awards, and two winners of the Special Award for Food Loss Reduction. Following this, the council recognized these winners for their remarkable efforts.

2. Winners

Supply Chain Innovation Award (one winner)

Supply Chain Innovation Excellent Awards (three winners)

Special Award for Food Loss Reduction (one winner)

* The Council for the Collaboration between the Manufacturing, Distribution and Sales Sectors was established in May 2011. Through collaboration between manufacturers (manufacturing), intermediate distributors and wholesalers (distribution), and retailers (sales), it aims to eliminate inefficient operations from every part of the nation's supply chains and establish a system that creates new value, thereby enhancing industrial competitiveness and contributing to public prosperity. As of July 9, 2021, there are 52 member companies on the council.

Division in Charge

Consumer Affairs, Distribution and Retail Industry Division, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group