ALAN announces award winners

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- 2 Nov 2023 ( #1152 ) - Auburndale, FL, United States
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The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), which provides supply chain assistance to aid organisations dealing with disasters, has announced the winners of its 2023 Humanitarian Logistics Awards.  

The winners are:

Outstanding Contribution to Disaster Relief - United States Cold Storage 

For providing seven months of frozen warehouse space free of charge to store 150 pallets of frozen pork, enough to help the requesting non-profit feed 500,000 disaster survivors, including those affected by the Maui fires in Hawaii and Hurricane Idalia that hit Florida.

Outstanding Contribution to Disaster Relief - Flexport.org 

For funding delivery of more than 74 million lb. (33,566 T) of critical relief supplies to 91 different countries since 2018, as well as providing support to more than 100 million people, including survivors of the war in Ukraine, drought and regional instability in the Horn of Africa, and COVID-19.

Outstanding Contribution to Disaster Relief Award - Arpco Transport Services 

For donating transportation services to move more than 350,000 lb. (159 T) of food and supplies to Fort Worth Hope Centre Food Bank to combat food insecurity. 

Employee Engagement Award - Scotlynn 

For providing financial and volunteer services to community members, employees and a local food pantry following Hurricane Ian, which hit Cuba, Florida and the Carolinas in 2022, as well as for supporting the National Guard’s emergency response operations by transporting relief materials throughout southwestern Florida.

Research and Academic Contribution Award - Professor Diego Vega 

For more than 12 years of research and thought leadership into how different logistics services providers can contribute to the establishment of more efficient and effective humanitarian supply chains. He’s the creator and lead educator of the first Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics MOOC, a board member of the World Humanitarian Forum’s SCM programming board and will help review the 2022-2026 United Nations’ Global Logistics Cluster strategy.

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