YCH is ‘Overall Supply Chain Partner of the Year’

Nov 20, 2014 12:00:00 AM


- YCH distinguished as industry leader in forging symbiotic partnerships that empower both MNCs and local firms with supply chain productivity and innovation to spearhead regional markets

- Also won additional ‘Supply Chain Security’ award at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2014

SINGAPORE, 20 November 2014 - YCH Group was awarded the “Overall Supply Chain Partner of the Year” at the Supply Chain Asia Awards in recognition of the firm's accomplished symbiotic regional partnerships with industry stakeholders. YCH Group's win at the 13th instalment of the award ceremony that was held at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, was celebrated alongside other industry leaders who have kept relevant and focused in the dynamic and ever-evolving SCM landscape, as well as displayed innovativeness in providing logistics and supply chain solutions.

YCH Group has been a major industry player in creating a conducive environment for both established firms and aspiring growth companies to collaborate. New partnerships with key customers in e-Commerce as well as recent set-ups for regional consumer and automotive customers in growth markets like China and Vietnam reinforced YCH Group's commitment to reassuring local and regional alliances of the group's top-line effectiveness and supply chain excellence.

Ms. Lilian Tan, Director of KAM/Sales at YCH Group who received the award on behalf of YCH shares her gratification on the win, “We are proud to receive this year's 'Overall Supply Chain Partner of the Year' award. Through our long-standing service to our key partners in the region, strong last mile partnerships and transportation connections, we are constantly evolving and innovating our supply chain solutions in alignment with the Asia Pacific business climate. This has enabled us to employ the right innovative solutions which have in turn strengthened our position as a leader in SCM. YCH Group is honoured to continue our commitment towards our partners in extending their regional and global capabilities and networks.”

Signifying the hallmark of well-deserving performers in the industry, the award also exemplified YCH Group's vision of being the leading supply chain solutions partner of choice, proving it to be an organization that leverages on its network and depth across the Asia Pacific to enable productivity and innovation.

In addition, YCH was also recognized with the ‘Supply Chain Security’ award at the event, which saw other finalists being DHL, DB Schenker, CEVA Logistics and Toll Group. All finalists must have the minimum TAPA Class ‘A’ certification in place, representing the highest level of security for facilities and warehouses used for storing and transportation of goods. Certification from TAPA, which is short for Transported Asset Protection Association, signifies that the particular supply chain provider is able to meet the stringent requirements and achieve a neutral audit seal for companies in the high tech industry.

TAY Ee Learn, Vice President of Global Operations of YCH Group, who received the ‘Supply Chain Security’ award on behalf of YCH Group added, “The economic momentum generated in the ASEAN and emerging markets in addition to our close ties with key regional partners have provided us with the platform to further enhance our network optimization and SCM initiatives in adding value to our customer's operations. The award for 'Supply Chain Security' in addition to YCH being recognised as ‘Overall Supply Chain Partner of the Year’, validates our efforts in providing our customers peace of mind as we orchestrate resilient and scalable supply chains to complement their business growth.”

Lilian Tan, YCH Director of KAM/Sales receiving the ‘Overall Supply Chain Partner of the Year’ award from SCA Vice Chairman Paul Bradley
Tay Ee Learn, YCH VP of Global Ops (right) receiving the ‘Supply Chain Security’ award from SCA Executive Committee Member Michael Lee

Fast approaching its diamond jubilee in 2015, YCH Group has, since its humble beginnings, seen a vast improvement in empowering its Asian supply chain network through the YCH Handshake which has helped local companies scale beyond the geographical boundaries to seek untapped markets. The Group has also significantly contributed to sustainable landscaping and creation of collaborative environments through the establishment of Supply Chain CityTM that is well noted to have community centred elements which are distinct from conventional logistics hubs.