Savi Technology, has been named a recipient of the European Institute of Transport Managementå‘s å“IT Award of Excellence 2002-Supply Chain Visibility and Security Providerå”, following an accreditation process reviewing the companyå‘s technology, customer validations and proven results.
“This accreditation from our Board came about because of Savi’s demonstrated excellence and testimonials we received on its real-time SmartChain solutions,” said John Connors, external affairs director of the Institute, which has been in existence for 25 years and includes 15,000 individual and corporate members from a wide range of companies involved in the global supply chain. “Recipients of the IT Award of Excellence such as Savi Technology are recommended to our members because we feel they can contribute to their supply chains. This year in particular, we felt it important to recognize a leading company that is improving security for our member companies exporting to the United States.”
Ceremonies recognizing the Institute’s award to Savi Technology and other recipients were made during a special Jubilee event that also celebrated the Institute’s quarter century of providing and promoting important information to the transportation industry throughout continental Europe and the United Kingdom.
Other recipients of the Institute’s Award of Excellence this year include, Siemens Datatrak, Nokia, IBM, MatrixOne, BEA Systems, Moia, and Airbus Transport International. Past winners of EITM awards have included FedEx, UPS, Synquest and Cargolux. The EITM Awards Committee presents accreditations to suppliers of products and services “who have made outstanding contributions in the transport industry. The Awards Committee reports that there has been a gratifying rise in standards and is of the opinion that the competitor for the awards has had beneficial effects.” Award recipients through the years include some of the world’s leading port authorities, airlines, shipping lines, vehicle manufacturers, oil companies, and freight forwarders.