Logistics Hall of Fame presents new award in humanitarian Logistics

Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics to be awarded for the first time in 2023. Award for humanitarian organizations and their partners for outstanding projects with proven results. Award aims to motivate organizations to continuously improve their supply chains.

Ismaning/Berlin/San Francisco, November 30, 2022. Starting in 2023, the Logistics Hall of Fame will present a new international award: the Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics.

The medal will annually recognize humanitarian organizations and their partners for outstanding logistics projects. The Hall of Fame organization made the announcement at its traditional gala reception with around 200 guests from politics, business and academia on November 29 in Berlin.
Initiator and sponsor of the medal is the Fritz Institute in San Francisco (USA). The award is named after the founder and CEO of the institute: Lynn C. Fritz. The 80-year-old U.S. businessman transferred industrial logistics strategies to humanitarian organizations in the 1990s. He was inducted into the Logistics Hall of Fame in 2021 as the "advocate of logistics for humanitarian organizations."

"The award is intended to motivate humanitarian organizations to permanently improve their supply chains and to highlight the key role of professional supply chain management in the success of aid projects," the businessman said in announcing the award.

With the medal, the Logistics Hall of Fame and the sponsor also want to emphasize and the impact of superior logistics performance within the sector and encourage innovative approaches to strengthen disaster response.

Who wins the award is decided by an international jury made up of representatives from business, science, politics, associations and the media. The jury is chaired by Thilo Jörgl, Managing Partner of the Logistics Hall of Fame organization. An Expert Council of recognized specialists in the field of humanitarian logistics decides which of the submitted applications will be presented to the jury members for selection. Key evaluation criteria include efficiency, innovation, sustainability and exemplary character for the field of humanitarian logistics.

The start of the online application process at www.logisticshalloffame.net is March 2023. Each aid organization can apply with its own project. Joint projects involving several organizations and their partners are also eligible. The completed logistics project must not be older than three years.

The Logistics Hall of Fame, which is under the patronage of German Transport Minister Dr. Volker Wissing, will present a total of three awards in Berlin at the end of 2023: In addition to the traditional induction of the new member into the Hall of Fame, the organization will present the Lynn C. Fritz Medal and the TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year Award to current pacesetters in logistics. It is sponsored by TRATON SE.

The Hall of Fame can be accessed free of charge at any time at www.logisticshalloffame.net and provides detailed information and images about logistics milestones and their movers and shakers.

Background: The Logistics Hall of Fame was founded in 2003 and honours leading figures who have made outstanding efforts to promote the further development of logistics and supply chain management. This eternal pantheon is also designed to remind future generations of the achievements of these individuals in the service of logistics. The aim of the Logistics Hall of Fame is to act as a worldwide platform to publicise the performance capability of logistics and its importance for society. The Logistics Hall of Fame also presents the TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year Award to current pacesetters in logistics. It is sponsored by TRATON SE. In addition, the Logistics Hall of Fame recognizes innovative logistics projects by humanitarian organizations with the Lynn C. Fritz Medal for Excellence in Humanitarian Logistics. The donor is the Fritz Institute. The Logistics Hall of Fame is a non-profit initiative supported by the world of politics, associations, the logistics industry and logistics science. The patron is Dr. Volker Wissing, German Federal Minister for Digital and Transport.

Supporters of the Logistics Hall of Fame
: 24/7 ASSISTANCE, ADAC Truckservice, AEB,Arbeitsgemeinschaft Logistik-Initiativen Deutschlands, BLG LOGISTICS, Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr (BMDV), Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL), Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik (BME), Bundesverband Paket und Expresslogistik (BIEK), Bundesverband Spedition und Logistik (DSLV), Bundesverband Wirtschaft Verkehr und Logistik (BWVL), Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL), Business+Logistic, COYOTE LOGISTICS, Deutsches Verkehrsforum (DVF), Duisburger Hafen (duisport), EPAL, Fehrenkötter Transport & Logistik Gruppe, Förderverein Logistics Alliance Germany, Fritz Institute (Stifter), GARBE Industrial Real Estate, Gebrüder Weiss, Goldbeck, HHLA, impact media projects, International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), International Road Transport Union (IRU), Interroll Group, Kögel Trailer, Lebensmittel Zeitung, LIP Invest, Locus Robotics, LOGISTIK-Kurier, LOGISTIC PEOPLE, LTG – Landauer Transportgesellschaft Doll, materialfluss, Panattoni, pfenning logistics, PSI Logistics, RIO – THE LOGISTICS FLOW, Schnellecke Logistics, SCHUNCK Group, Seifert Logistics, SSI Schäfer, STILL, TGW Logistics Group, trans aktuell, TRATON GROUP (Stifter), Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA), Winner Spedition, WISAG.

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Sponsors

  • 24/7 GmbH
  • AEB
  • Baumann Paletten
  • BLG LOGISTICS
  • 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
  • BUSINESS+LOGISTIC
  • COYOTE LOGISTICS
  • 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 (BPEX)
  • Goldbeck
  • Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln AG
  • 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
  • METRO LOGISTICS
  • pfenning group
  • PSI Logistics
  • RIO - The Logistics Flow
  • Schnellecke Logistics
  • SCHUNCK GROUP
  • Seifert Logistics Group (SLG)
  • Setlog
  • SSI Schäfer
  • STILL (Donor)
  • TGW Logistics Group
  • trans aktuell
  • Wiltsche Fördersysteme
  • Winner Spedition
  • WISAG