Which teams are on the CIPS/SM Awards shortlist?

17 June 2011

17 June 2011 | Lindsay Clark

Click here to view the list of professionals shortlisted for the individual awards

The shortlist for the CIPSSupply Management Awards 2011 crams in innovation from 51 teams.

In association with BravoSolution, the awards celebrate excellence in purchasing and supply management. The judges have now whittled down the entries to the shortlists for the 10 team and two individual categories.

The CIPSSupply Management Awards 2011 will be held on 14 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, when 1,200 people are expected to gather for the climax of the event. To book a table, call Charlotte Bogaert on 020 7324 2764 or go to www.cipssmawards.com for details.

The sponsors are: AmericanExpress, RS, QinetiQ Commerce Decisions and Hays Procurement.


The shortlisted procurement teams are:

Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility

  • Arup
  • Atkins Global
  • Enterprise plc
  • Home Group
  • Met Office
  • Skanska UK
  • Telefónica UK

Best Contribution to the Reputation of the Procurement Profession

  • Cancer Research UK
  • Hilton
  • Home Office Procurement Centre of Excellence
  • Ministry of Justice
  • RCUK SSC Ltd

Best Cross-Functional Teamwork Project

  • AstraZeneca
  • Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd
  • BOC Group
  • Devon County Council
  • NHS Business Services
  • Royal Mail
  • UBS AG

Best People Development Initiative

  • Associated British Foods plc
  • BAE Systems
  • Home Office Procurement of Excellence
  • Network Rail

Best Public Procurement Project

  • Ministry of Justice
  • NHS Business Services Authority
  • NHS East of England – Strategic Projects Team
  • Olympic Delivery Authority
  • Suffolk County Council

Best Purchasing Initiative by an SME

  • Cirrus Purchasing Ltd
  • Neal Brothers Ltd
  • Probrand Ltd

Best Supplier Relationship Management

  • Adelie Food Holdings Ltd and Cawleys
  • Allied Bakeries and bpi.consumer VMB
  • BOC Ltd and Veolia Environment Services Ltd
  • DHL Supply Chain and Jaguar
  • E.ON UK and Capita
  • Home Office Procurement Centre of Excellence and Carlson Wagonlit
  • London Energy Project and Pulse 24 Ltd
  • National Policing Improvement Agency and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Information Systems Sector

International Purchasing Project of the Year

  • Johnson Controls Limited Global WorkPlace Solutions
  • Microsoft
  • UBS AG
  • Wincanton plc (European sub-contraction)
  • Wincanton plc

Most Improved Purchasing Operation (Start Up)

  • Adelie Food Holdings Ltd
  • Northern Rock plc
  • Owen Mumford Ltd
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Woldmarsh Producers Ltd
  • Yodel


Most Improved Purchasing Operation (Step Change)

  • Balfour Beatty
  • Department for International Development
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Royal Mail Group
  • Telefónica UK
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