The Alliance Award recognizes collaborative efforts and dynamic supply chain partnerships that produce meaningful outcomes, achieve quantifiable results and drive supply chain excellence. Winning entries must comprise a minimum of three partners – one of which must be a shipper.


Entry Fee: Complimentary

What makes a winner? Download cases studies on these Alliance Award winning collaborations between shipper, carrier and LSP organizations:
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Recent Alliance Award recipients include:

Why should you enter?
  • As a winner of the Alliance Award, your company will be showcased in SMC3 and Logistics Management publications.
  • This means your company's name and reputation as a collaborative supply chain innovator will reach more than 75,000 logistics professionals.
  • Best of all – your company will be recognized at the Alliance Award Ceremony during SMC3 Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference that draws in more than 500 supply chain professionals annually.

What are the requirements?

Entry Fee:

Entry Deadline:
November 2, 2018

The Alliance is open to all supply chain segments having formed a strategic partnership. Entries must comprise a minimum of three partners – one of which must be a shipper. Qualified Entries Must:
  • Have a minimum of three partners – one of which must be a shipper.
  • Describe the challenge that led to the formation of the partnership/collaboration.
  • Describe the project or set of goals
  • Showcase proven results made possible only through collaboration
  • Include quantifiable results
  • Describe the short and long-term benefits/impacts of the partnership and project
  • Describe the solution and include examples of success
  • Describe how the lessons learned impact the supply chain.
  • Describe any future plans pertaining to the partnership and/or project
  • Be a current partnership and solution (within 12-24 months from 1 June of the award year).
Supplemental Materials: Entrants may submit supplemental information to help explain the design, operation and function of their project. Information can include illustrations, charts, diagrams, and photos. Supplemental materials should be in PDF, jpg or tif format, RGB color mode and at least 300+ dpi resolution suitable for publication. Entry Form Questions: You will not be able to save and return to your submission form so all information must be filled out at the time of entry.
Judging & Selection Each entry will be reviewed and rated:
  • by a panel of supply chain experts that have no affiliation with service providers.
  • on the supplied text descriptions and supporting material submitted per the electronic entry submission form.
  • against The Alliance rating matrix, based on the collective rating from our panel of judges