About the Awards

The USC Supply Chain Excellence Awards is a distinguished recognition of best practices and dedication to advancing the field of Supply Chain Management. Each year, USC and several partnering organizations present this honor during the Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit.

The 2017 awards will consist of 4 distinct categories:

  • Lean Excellence
  • Women’s Leadership in Supply Chain
  • 3PL Excellence
  • Supply Chain Digital Transformation

Nomination Process

Nominate a representative from an organization to accept the award at the 2017 Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit held on Aug 9-10.
  • Recipient must be Director level or higher within the organization
  • All entries should have references to support any claims

Submit your nomination using the submission form (also reiterated below each category, next to criteria, for your convenience).

Reach out to Swathi Chukkapalli at for more information

Descriptions and Criteria

Lean Excellence Award

Presented by USC and ASQ Lean Enterprise Division

The Lean Excellence Award recognizes organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievement in lean supply chain practices and foster a lean culture within the business.

Click here for criteria

Please consider the following criteria when submitting nominations.

Nominations will be judged on the following criteria:

  • KPIs and Goals Achieved
    • How well has this organization implement