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Finalists for Logistics Hall of Fame 2017 have been fixed

  • Members of the nomination committee meet at the German Federal Conference Transport and Logistics in Munich.

  • Eight finalists nominated, jury decides in summer.

Ismaning near Munich, May 30, 2017 The finalists for election to the official Logistics Hall of Fame 2017 have now been decided. At a meeting of the nomination committee last Tuesday at the 7th Federal Conference Transport and Logistics, staged by the Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) in Munich, the committee nominated eight individuals for induction into the international pantheon of logistics. As notified by the organisation, 17 valid proposals from Australia, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America have reached the Logistics Hall of Fame. Most of the names are entrepreneurs and managers from the logistics service providers, humanitarian logistics, internet trading sector, intralogistics, science and media. 
Only the jury has access to the list of candidates. The 56 experts from all fields of logistics will elect the new member of the Logistics Hall of Fame in the summer. 
The vote of the jury will be announced in September. The official induction ceremony of the newly elected member traditionally takes place in November during a gala reception at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), Berlin, Germany. 
The patron of the Logistics Hall of Fame is Alexander Dobrindt, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). The Hall is also supported by relevant sector associations, media and companies, including the Port of Duisburg (duisport), Gebrüder Weiss, logistics insurer Kravag, the Fahrzeugwerk Bernard Krone company, intralogistics provider Still, the Federal Central Cooperative for Road Transport (SVG) and the TimoCom freight exchange.
The Hall of Fame can be accessed free of charge at any time at and features information and photos on logistics milestones and the people behind them. 

Source: Logistics Hall of Fame