IISE Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) division Outstanding Industry Practitioner Award

The purpose of the Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Outstanding Industry Practitioner Award is to recognize excellence in industry practice of logistics and supply chain concepts and techniques. The objectives of the award are to show appreciation to the industry practitioners of IISE who are outstanding in implementing logistics and supply chain techniques, as well as to encourage practitioners, via recognition, to raise standards in the practice and dissemination of logistics and supply chain concepts in engineering. The award will be presented at the upcoming IISE Annual Conference & Expo, New Orleans, La., May 20-23, 2023.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must be a member of IISE and the LSC division.
  • The applied case/project for which the candidate is being recognized must make a considerable contribution to the logistics and/or supply chain management practice.
  • The candidate should have industry experience in logistics and/or supply chain for at least two years. The two years don’t have to be with the same company or organization.

The candidate can be nominated by a colleague within their own company, or by someone who is familiar with the work or the project for which the candidate is being nominated. This includes a practitioner or an academician outside of the candidate’s organization. The following documents will be asked for the nomination:

  • Two Letters of support, one from the nominator and one from another individual.
  • Project summary and supporting items such as software, material, or techniques used in industry practice for which the candidate is being recognized. The summary and supporting items can be altered to hide proprietary data.
  • Curriculum Vitae or resume of the candidate.

Nominations are due Feb. 15, 2023, by 11:59 p.m. PST. Please email the entire nomination package either as a single PDF or a single compressed/zipped file to iiselscawards@gmail.com to the attention of the LSC Division Awards Co-Directors for full consideration. There is no application fee.

For any questions, please contact the LSC Division Award Co-Directors:      
Mohamed Awwad and Raj Mishra or
Amy Straub at IISE.


  • Recognition at the Annual Conference:
    • at the LSC Town Hall Meeting
    • in Honors and Awards program
    • before the final day keynote address
  • Certificate provided by IISE (either mailed or given at the town hall meeting) for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners.
  • 1st Place winner receives a complimentary ticket to the Honors and Awards banquet.
  • Recognition in ISE magazine
  • Recognition on LSC webpage and in the newsletter

2021 Winner

Jake Harris
FedEx Ground

Past Winners

Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Page