Submission Dates: January 15, 2018 through March 30, 2018
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**Please read ALL guidelines as incomplete applications will be denied.**

  1. Case study submissions may be from a single company (e.g., manufacturer or retailer) or a combination of companies that collaborated on creating the innovation.

  2. Innovations submitted by service providers/consultants/academics must be done in combination with one or more customers/shippers that implemented the innovation and who are willing to co-present at the CSCMP Edge conference should the team be selected as a finalist.

    • Situations represented in the case study must demonstrate excellence, innovation, and return on investment in addressing a significant supply chain challenge. Examples include though are not limited to the following:
    • Coordinating business functions across the supply chain
    • Collaborating with supply chain partners
    • Developing mutually beneficial ways to strengthen supply chain relationships
    • Synchronizing supply and demand
    • Managing supply chain cycles
    • Developing new approaches, processes, or technologies that improve supply chain performance

Membership. Participating in the Supply Chain Innovation Award (SCIA) competition is a member-only benefit. 
    • The submitter of this application must be a member upon submission
    • Participating authors/presenters must be a CSCMP member by August 1, 2018. 
    • All membership types are welcome to apply. Questions regarding your membership? Contact: +1 630.574.0985

        4. Registration. The award competition is presented in conjunction with CSCMP's Edge Conference. Therefore, conference registration is a requirement to participate in the Supply Chain innovation Award (SCIA) competition. Authors/presenters are
             responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Fulfillment is highly encouraged before August 31, 2018.  

    • Speaker/presenters receive $900 off their EDGE registration through August 31, 2018. Please use code: EDGE18-SPEAKER at checkout.