NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Materials handling, logistics and supply chain management touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives, though the supply chain industry’s true scope and economic potential is regularly undervalued. The Mercury Awards celebrate Australia's logistics operators working to improve the industry’s visibility, reputation and future prosperity.

Submitting a nomination for the Mercury Awards is a great way to acknowledge recent success within your company.

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NOMINATING INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Nominating is free, and must be completed using the online form below by 11:59pm Friday 28 February 2020.
  • Your nomination must be completed in one sitting; a partially completed form cannot be saved and reopened at a later date.
  • Please have any supporting documentation (i.e. brochures, photographs, testimonials) ready to upload.
  • All products and/or technologies must be manufactured and/or commercially available in Australia.
  • Where the Award is for a company, the company must operate within Australia.
  • All product nominations must be accompanied by a high resolution image (at least 1MB in size) suitable for print publication.


AWARDS TIMELINE:
  • Nominations open: Monday 28 October 2019
  • Nominations close: Friday 28 February 2020
  • Finalists announced: Friday 6 March 2020
  • Judging of finalists: Monday 9 - Friday 20 March 2020
  • Winners announced: Thursday 2 April 2020



SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
A company working to disrupt the supply chain industry.
  1. 1. Company must operate within Australia, and have been in operation since at least 1 January 2019.
  2. 2. Nomination must explain the innovation that the company has introduced to disrupt the industry. Innovation must have been introduced from 1 January 2019. (20 points)
  3. 3. Nomination must demonstrate how the company's capabilities to offer this solution to wider industry. (30 points)
  4. 4. Nomination must demonstrate how the innovation improves the industry in at least one of the following areas: environment and sustainability, productivity, efficiency and speed, cost-saving, safety, traceability. (50 points)
 


BEST TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION
A technology designed to enhance the logistics and materials handling sector.
  1. 1. Technology must have been introduced from 1 January 2019.
  2. 2. Nomination must demonstrate how technology improves logistics and materials handling efficiency and cost-saving. (40 points)
  3. 3. Nomination must demonstrate how technology differentiates from other market offerings. (10 points)
  4. 4. Nomination must showcase how the technology improves at least one of the following: environment, production outputs, safety. (50 points)
 


SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE AWARD
A project or program that enhances sustainability in the logistics and materials handling industry.
  1. 1. Project or program must have been introduced from 1 January 2019.
  2. 2. Project or program may be internal to a company, or a marketable offering for the wider industry.
  3. 3. Nomination must demonstrate practicality of project or program, with example/s of implementation or usage to be included. (60 points)
  4. 4. Nomination must demonstrate differences to other sustainability programs or projects. (40 points)
 


FREIGHT TRANSPORT SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
A solution for the movement of freight across land and/or sea, by any method.
  1. 1. Solution must have been introduced from 1 January 2019.
  2. 2. Nomination must demonstrate how solution enhances at least one of the following: efficiency, traceability, cost-saving, environment. (50 points)
  3. 3. Nomination must demonstrate practicality of solution, with at least one case study of a customer experience, including outcomes achieved. (50 points)
 


BEST STORAGE SOLUTION
A solution for storage in the logistics and materials handling sector.
  1. 1. Solution must have been introduced from 1 January 2019.
  2. 2. Nomination must demonstrate how solution enhances at least one of the following: efficiency, space-saving, cost-saving. (50 points)
  3. 3. Nomination must demonstrate practicality of solution, with at least one case study of a customer experience, including outcomes achieved. (50 points)
 


CONTRIBUTION TO INDUSTRY AWARD
Recognising an outstanding contribution to the field of logistics and materials handling. This category is not open for nomination.