• Home
  • Blog
  • Logistics Hall of Fame appoints jurors for Lynn C. Fritz Medal

Logistics Hall of Fame appoints jurors for Lynn C. Fritz Medal

The jurors will decide which humanitarian organization will be honored for an exemplary humanitarian logistics project in 2023.

The Logistics Hall of Fame announces the appointment of 16 jurors to select the winner of the 2023 Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics. The members of the jury will decide which project of a humanitarian organization will be awarded in Berlin in late 2023 with the medal, which is sponsored by the Fritz Institute in San Francisco. A shortlist from the applications was finalized on June 20 by the Expert Council of the Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics.

Allowed to vote on the jury for the first time are:

Martijn Blansjaar, Head of Logistics & Supply, Oxfam (Great Britain).
Martin Dalton, Head of Logistics, Concern Worldwide (Ireland)
Mahyar Efthekar, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University (USA)
Benedict Janich, Head of Unit KS1 Crisis Management, Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, (Germany)
Paul Jansen, Executive Director, Fleet Forum (Switzerland)
Thilo Jörgl, Executive Chairman of the Jury Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics (Germany)
Prof. Dr. ir. Sander de Leeuw, Chair of Operations Research and Logistics, Wageningen University & Research (The Netherlands)
Syon Niyogi, Corporate Services Director, International Water Management Institute (Sri Lanka)
Sarah Penniman-Morin, Senior Director for Global Supply Chain Management, Catholic Relief Services (USA)
Andreas Reuther, Co-Host logistik4punktnull-Podcast (Germany)
Megan Richardson, Associate Staff Member in the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Systems Group, MIT Lincoln Laboratory (USA)
Benjamin Safari, Head of Supply Management Services, UNHCR (Hungary)
Prof. Dr. Dorit Schumann, President of Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
Anita Würmser, Executive Chairperson of the Logistics Hall of Fame Jury (Germany)
Prashant Yadav, Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School (USA)
Yuehwern Yih, Professor of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University (USA)

The international jurors come from business, associations, the media and politics, or are active as scientists. The Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics will be awarded for the first time in November 2023 - at the Logistics Hall of Fame gala reception in Berlin. At this reception, a personality from logistics or supply chain management will also be inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame and the "Logistics Leader of the Year" award will be presented.







  • 24/7 GmbH
  • AEB
  • Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr
  • Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung
  • Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik
  • Bundesverband Spedition und Logistik e. V. (DSLV)
  • Bundesverband Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Logistik
  • Bundesvereinigung Logistik
  • Deutsches Verkehrsforum
  • Duisburger Hafen AG
  • European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL)
  • Exotec
  • Fritz Institute
  • GARBE Industrial Real Estate
  • Gebrüder Weiss
  • German Association of the Automotive Industry
  • German Parcel and Express Association (BIEK)
  • Goldbeck
  • HIAB
  • impact media projects
  • International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations
  • International Road Transport Union
  • Interroll Group
  • Krone
  • Lebensmittel Zeitung
  • LIP Invest
  • Locus Robotics
  • LOGISTIK-Kurier
  • LTG Landauer Transport- gesellschaft Doll
  • materialfluss
  • pfenning group
  • PSI Logistics
  • RIO - The Logistics Flow
  • Schnellecke Logistics
  • Seifert Logistics Group (SLG)
  • Setlog
  • SSI Schäfer
  • STILL (Donor)
  • TGW Logistics Group
  • trans aktuell
  • Wiltsche Fördersysteme
  • Winner Spedition