Startup Innovation Awards for Supply Chain

​Sponsor Community: RTech Supply Chain Advisory Council


RILA’s Startup Innovation Awards for Supply Chain recognizes agile startups using technology to advance today’s supply chain practices. The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented challenges, accelerating the need for improved global supply chain flexibility. As consumer demands shift, the desire to purchase goods and services anytime, anywhere is driving today’s dynamic retail environment.

When applying to the 2021 Startup Innovation Awards for Supply Chain, consider how your solution best supports the dynamic retail supply chain by enabling one or more of the below retailer goals:

  • Seamless Omnichannel Experience for Customers
  • Flexible, Responsive Supply Chains
  • Optimized Networks for Order Fulfilment and Store Replenishment
  • Efficient & Flexible Last Mile Delivery
  • Leverage Big Data for Predictive/Prescriptive Analytics in Decision Making
  • Optimized Inventory Management & Accuracy
  • Effective & Efficient Transportation Strategy
  • Recruit & Retain a Flexible and Safe Workforce
  • Transparent, Traceable & Responsible Supply Chains

Apply for the Startup Innovation Awards

Award winners help retailers become more responsive, high performing, and deliver a best-in-class customer experience.

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2020 Startup Innovation Awards for Supply Chain Winner

Award Benefits

  • Exposure to top retail executives who decide how to invest in technology. Your application and video pitch (see submission form) will be reviewed by RILA executive communities, comprised of subject matter experts at RILA member retailers. Award finalists will have the unparalleled opportunity to present at RILA’s annual Retail Asset Protection Conference or Supply Chain LINK Conference (corresponding to the award category), the industry’s premier educational and networking events. And, finalists will be prominently showcased in the Conference Expo Experience, where you will get the undivided attention from retailers whose interest you’ve peaked.

  • Media exposure. RILA will issue two (2) press releases: one to announce Award finalists; the other to announce the Award winner. RILA will also showcase finalists/winner via social media.

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