Nominations Close Dec. 29 for Pros to Know Award

NEW THIS YEAR, this award recognizes Top 100 influential individuals in four distinct categories, whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chain for competitive advantage.

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Nominations are open for Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2024 Pros to Know award, which NEW THIS YEAR, recognizes Top 100  outstanding executives in four distinct categories, whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chain for competitive advantage.     

Supply & Demand Chain Executive reaches executives in procurement, warehousing, transportation, education and more. If your company or your customers are a part of this reach, then you are eligible!

The key to a winning submission???? Answer in complete sentences, provide as much detail and information as possible, be sure to tell a story of the nominee's journey and achievements. There are no character or word count limits. Provide examples, be thorough. Those submissions with little information or incomplete sentences generally do not win.

"Many of today's supply chain pros are more than just leaders within their space; they're innovators, decision makers, pioneers of change and growth. They've spent the last year (and more) creating safer, more efficient supply chains," says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Get those nominations in so we can help honor and celebrate their achievements."

The Top 100 Pros to Know award is broken down into four distinct categories:    

  • Top Procurement Pros -- Recognizes professionals in the procurement space.    
  • Top Shippers -- Recognizes professionals in the transportation space, including freight, trucking, rail, air cargo, ship/ports, etc.      
  • Rising Stars -- Recognizes young or newer professionals (39 and under) whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the supply chain network.
  • Lifetime Achievement -- Honors company leaders who’ve made outstanding contributions to the supply chain space. Must have at least 10 years’ documented experience in supply chain and logistics.


Each category will be limited to 25 winners (Top 25 per category) with (1) overall winner in each category. Those nominees not in the Top 25 of their category will receive an honorable mention distinction. Overall winners for each category will receive the highest-level promotional package, which includes:

  • Executive Profile in Online Article (Headshot & Bio)
  • Virtual Video Interview with Editor-in-Chief, posted to
  • Company Logo Placement in Overall Winner Interview – Scrolls Along Bottom of Video Player
  • Full Award Logo Usage
  • A Commemorative Plaque

Deadline for submissions is  FridayDec. 29, 2023

CLICK HERE to access the nomination form. CLICK HERE to view the criteria of this award.

And, CLICK HERE to preview the questionnaire. 

CLICK HERE to read the FAQs.

For questions, please contact editor-in-chief Marina Mayer at [email protected].

Check out previous winners here, including video interviews and more!