2 Kogan Page Books win Prestigious Procurement Awards
15th December 2015
At Les Plumes des Achats awards on 7th December 2015, Gerard Chick and Robert Handfield won the Grand Prix ACA-Bruel for their book, The Procurement Value Proposition. Awarded for important contributions to the research and practice in procurement and supply chain management, the book was recognised for its ambitious vision of procurement.
The Procurement Value Proposition examines important changes that will have a profound effect on the way procurement is carried out. It considers the implications of global economic transformation for procurement set against: changes in business contexts, purchasing strategies, organisational structure, roles and responsibilities, system development and skills required to work in the profession.
Commenting on the book’s success, Chick said, “To receive the Grand Prix ACA-Bruel is both an honour and a real surprise. I am delighted to be recognised for my contribution to the profession'.
Samir Dani was awarded the Prix des Associations for his book, Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics. The book was commended for its comprehensive coverage of the design, governance, supporting mechanisms and future challenges in the food supply chain.
Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics considers the food supply chain from 'farm' to 'fork', showing how to stay ahead of the game by keeping abreast of global best practice, harnessing the very latest technology and squeezing efficiency and profit from increasingly complex supply chains.
Images: François Girard.