Logistics Hall of Fame nomination committee meets at the Federal Ministry of Transport
- Dorothee Bär invites nomination committee for Logistics Hall of Fame to Federal Transport Ministry in Berlin.
- Ten finalists from Germany, Finland, France, Austria, Switzerland and USA nominated.
Berlin/Munich, June 17, 2015. The finalists for election to the Logistics Hall of Fame have now been decided.
At a meeting of the nomination committee last Tuesday at the Federal Transport Ministry, the committee nominated ten individuals from Germany, Finland, France, Austria, Switzerland and the USA out of a total of 31 proposals. Only the jury has access to the list of candidates, and this list serves as a recommendation to the 46 experts from all fields of logistics who will elect the new member of the Logistics Hall of Fame in the summer.
In October, the Logistics Hall of Fame will announce the name of the leading figure who is to be inducted into the logistics pantheon. The official induction ceremony traditionally takes place during a reception at the Federal Transport Ministry.
The aim of the Logistics Hall of Fame is to document key milestones in logistics and honour the people behind them, in order to underline the performance capability of logistics and to improve the image of logistics. The initiative is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Transport as well as the relevant sector associations, media and companies, including the Port of Duisburg (duisport), logistics insurer Kravag, the Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone company, intralogistics provider Still, the Federal Central Cooperative for Road Transport (SVG) and the TimoCom freight exchange.
The Logistics Hall of Fame can be accessed free of charge at any time at www.logisticshalloffame.de.
The Logistics Hall of Fame nomination committee accepted the invitation of Dorothee Bär to the Federal Ministry of Transport (from l. to r.): Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel, Managing Director of the Fraunhofer IML Dortmund and member of the Logistics Hall of Fame; Dorothee Bär, State Secretary at the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Logistics Coordinator of the Federal Government; Birgit Bauer, Editor-in-Chief, VerkehrsRundschau; Anita Würmser, Executive Chairperson of the Logistics Hall of Fame jury: Thilo Jörgl, Editor-in-Chief, Logistik heute; Detthold Aden, member of the Logistics Hall of Fame; Adalbert Wandt, President of the German Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL).
Who will be the new member of the Logistics Hall of Fame? The members of the nomination committee discussed 31 proposals from seven countries.
The Logistics Hall of Fame was founded in 2003 and honours internationally 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 is a non-profit initiative supported by the world of politics, associations, the logistics industry and logistics science. The patron of the Hall of Fame is Alexander Dobrindt, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI).
Supporters of the Logistics Hall of Fame:
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)
German Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL)
German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME)
German Association for Business, Transport and Logistics (BWVL)
Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)
DVV Media Group, Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung (DVZ)
Association of German Freight Forwarders and Logistics Operators (DSLV)
Deutsches Verkehrsforum (DVF)
Port of Duisburg (duisport)
Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone
Federal Central Cooperative for Road Transport (SVG)
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