Gartner Power of the Profession™ Supply Chain Awards 2023



Gartner research team has selected the finalists in the first round of judging.

Process or Technology Innovation of the Year

Achieving outstanding and quantifiable business performance thanks to a breakthrough supply chain innovation in process engineering or technology application.

  • AB InBev | Driving Line Flow with Artificial Intelligence (Segue)
  • | Achieving Planning Excellence with Explainable and Intelligent Forecasting Technology
  • Microsoft Corporation | Real Time Visibility Enabling a Sentient Supply Chain
  • MTN Group - Global Sourcing and Supply Chain (GSSC) | Predictive Procurement for Strategic Sourcing
  • Schneider Electric | Program TRINETRA - Computer Vision Technology, a Key Quality Enabler Saving 50+ Million Euro

Social Impact of the Year

Achieving a positive, quantifiable impact on the community and/or environment through supply chain.

  • Diageo | Tequila Agave Spraying by Drone
  • General Mills, Inc. | Regenerative Agriculture
  • Schneider Electric | Sustainable procurement framework: How to accelerate the supply chain ESG journey through an extensive supplier engagement program
  • Shell | Supplier Energy Transition Hub
  • Vodacom Group | A Healthcare Cold Chain Beyond COVID-19

People Breakthrough of the Year

Fostering diversity on the supply chain team, creating value for the business through supply chain, and/or developing capabilities across the value chain.

  • Cardinal Health | Flexible Staffing for the Workforce of Today
  • Cisco Systems | Innovation through Gamification in Data Literacy & Demand Forecasting
  • Procter & Gamble | Equality & Inclusion - Goa Plant 'Saksham'
  • Procter & Gamble | Neurodiversity - Beautiful Minds
  • Shell | Professional Drivers - Visibility Valued

Customer or Patient Innovation of the Year

Achieving a positive, quantifiable impact on customer or patient loyalty through supply chain.

  • Corewell Health | Early Warning Score: Disrupting Medical Supply Disruption
  • Dyson | From 7 days to 7 mins
  • Pfizer | An Accord for a Healthier World
  • Woolworths Group | Supply Chain as a Service: "Primary Connect +"
  • Zuellig Pharma Holdings Pte. Ltd. | eZTracker: Making Safe Healthcare More Accessible from Plant to Patient with Blockchain