On 2 November 2017, at a gala event held at the Montecasino Ballroom, ZZ2 received two prestigious awards. The Logistics Achiever Awards (LAA) is acknowledged as the calendar event of the year in the logistics and supply chain industry. “LAA recognises outstanding achievements and innovation that have created market advantage today for a strong, sustainable foundation into the future.”
The judging panel includes nominated representatives of various professional institutes, vocational societies and trade or industry associations involved in logistics and supply chain management in Southern Africa and the competition was fierce as usual.
In this category ZZ2 received a Platinum award, which recognizes professionalism and excellence in the effective application of strategic, tactical and operational logistics and supply chain management principles, concepts and practices. The score sheet covers the following: business results, sustainability, customer satisfaction, operation improvements, strategy, analysis and planning, collaboration and integration, information management, quality management, people management, environmental sensitivity, impact on society, change management, leadership and innovation with logistics and relative performance to other entrants.
“Today, ZZ2 produces about 40% of the country’s tomatoes, and employs around 8 500 people. The company aims to be the benchmark of success in local agriculture by creating sustainable value for all its stakeholders as a living, open system.” – Logistics News Business Special 2017
Competing against Barloworld Transport and Unilever / Interwaste, in the second category for the LAA Environ award, ZZ2’s Natuurboerdery® shone with pride when they were granted a platinum award, which is awarded to companies doing the most to protect the environment. –Bulletin.us.com