Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards

CILT sponsors the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards which are presented each year at the LRN Conference Dinner. 

The Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards are split into the following categories:

Undergraduate 
Winner receives a framed certificate and a cheque for £250 – 2017 please click here for application guidelines, or here for the nomination form.

Masters 
Winner receives a framed certificate and a cheque for £250 – 2017  please click here for application guidelines, or here for the nomination form.

Awards are open to students based at UK and Republic of Ireland universities whose dissertations have been examined and passed during the appropriate calendar year. No more than one submission per named degree course may be submitted and resubmissions will not be accepted. All submissions must be accompanied by a nomination form.
For the purpose of the Dissertation Awards, logistics is defined as:
The management, planning, implementation and control of the efficient and effective procurement, movement and storage of goods (materials, parts and finished product inventory) and services and the relation information flows between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to achieve cost-effective customer satisfaction.  

James Cooper Memorial Cup (PhD)
The Award, in memory of Professor James Cooper, was inaugurated in 2000. It is presented annually to students at UK or Republic of Ireland universities. The Award is for research that makes an original contribution to the field and is directly relevant to the management of logistics and distribution. Submissions must clearly demonstrate the aforementioned criteria and may be submitted by the individual or his/her supervisor.
Winner receives the James Cooper Memorial Cup (held for a year, then taken back for engraving), a framed certificate and a cheque for £250  – 2017 application guidelines can be viewed here.


Congratulations go to the winners of the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards 2016:

Undergraduate
James Whiteside, University of Huddersfield - Port-centric Logistics and Competitive Advantage: A Study of UK Ports

Masters
Helene Solvang, Heriot Watt University - Container Shipping on the Northern Sea Route –A Norwegian Perspective

James Cooper Memorial Cup

Dr. Siriwan Chaisurayakarn, The University of Hull - Exploring Green and Logistics Service Quality of Thai Logistics Service Providers.

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