RLC Foundation Awards Dinner – 7 November 2018

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RLC Foundation Awards Dinner – Wednesday 7 November 2018

The 4th RLC Foundation Awards Dinner took place in the Headquarters RLC Officer’s Mess on Wednesday 7 November 2018. This event acknowledges achievements by the military, commercial and academic communities within the Foundation objectives of partnering and professional development. We had 95 people attend, the food was excellent and entertainment was provided by the Band of the Royal Logistics Corps and the Corps of Drums. The Awards Dinner was kindly hosted by Lieutenant General Sir Mark W Poffley KCB OBE, the Master General of Logistics.

The 7 Award categories, sponsors and winners were as follows:

RLC Foundation Mentoring Support Award – Sponsored by Royal Mail – Winner Warrant Officer Class 1 Shaun Broom, RLC Training & Development Team

RLC Foundation Industry Professional Development Award – Sponsored by Kuehne & Nagel – Winner Mr Shay Cooper, The Goring Hotel

RLC Foundation Regional Partnership Award – Sponsored by General Dynamics – Winner Royal Mail Group

The Best Professional Article in the Review Magazine Award – Sponsored by DHL – Winner Captain Tom Saddleton, 10 The Queens Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

RLC Foundation Thought Leadership Award – Sponsored by Babcock – Winner Kuehne & Nagel

RLC Foundation Junior Initiative Award – Sponsored by FSL – Winner Lieutenant Jake Ardley, 3 Regiment RLC

RLC Foundation Apprentice of the Year 2018 – Sponsored by Leidos – Winner Private Nishan Singh, 27 Regiment RLC

Major Matt Harris collected The RLC Foundation Apprentice of the Year 2018 award, on behalf of Private Nishan Singh who could not be at the award ceremony.

Planning is now well underway for RLC Foundation event programme in 2019. Our theme for next year is “Demand forecasting, planning and risk management in logistics; from the commercial and military perspective”.  We will keep you posted on event dates and locations.