YCH named the 'ASIAN 3PL OF THE YEAR' at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2015

Nov 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM


- 5th win reaffirms YCH's position as the leading supply chain partner in Asia-Pacific, signifying its commitment to supply chain excellence in the region

Singapore, 19 November 2015 -YCH Group, Asia Pacific's leading end-to-end supply chain management and solutions company, was recognised as the "Asian 3PL of the Year" at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2015 held at Swissotel Singapore. Minister of State for Manpower, Mr Teo Ser Luck graced the event as the Guest-of-Honour to about 400 guests in attendance.

Award finalists were assessed by an independent nomination committee based on a comprehensive list of criteria such as the level of customer service, size and scale of regional network, IT capability, approach to sustainability & CSR issues, level of local knowledge of developing Asian markets, security and risk management capabilities, ability to handle specialised shipments and launch or upgrade of new products and services on an ongoing basis to match market needs.

Mr Bennett Neo, CEO of YCH Group receiving the "Asian 3PL of the Year" Award from Mr Wayne Hunt, Board Advisor for Supply Chain Asia
YCH team celebrating the win at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2015

"We are proud to win the 'Asian 3PL of the year' award and it is an acknowledgement of YCH's leadership in the supply chain and logistics industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It is especially special this year as we have recently celebrated our Diamond Jubilee, and this award is testament to our commitment to excellence throughout the last 60 years. Moving ahead, we have positioned ourselves for greater expansion as we continue to power the growth of our customers across Asia." said Mr Bennett Neo, Chief Executive Officer of YCH Group.

"YCH will also support workforce upgrading and transformation efforts through industry capability development programmes and equip fresh graduates of Institutes of Higher Learning with hands-on skills through On-the-Job Training (OJT) with the introduction of the state-of-the-art Supply Chain & Logistics Academy™ within Supply Chain City™ where participants can fully immerse themselves within a real-life operational environment, interact with both upstream and downstream stakeholders across the entire SCM community." he added.

YCH Group clinched the same award for four consecutive years from 2007 to 2010, making this year's win the fifth time that the company had been named 'Asian 3PL of the year'. In addition, this special milestone comes on the back of YCH's recent awards from Dell Inc. and World Wide Technology, Inc., namely the 'Partner of the Year' Award and the 'Excellent Partner Award' respectively.

In conjunction, this year also marks the 10th anniversary of Supply Chain Asia. As part of the occasion, Dr Robert Yap, Executive Chairman of YCH Group and Founding Chairman of Supply Chain Asia was conferred the '10 years SCA Board Recognition Award', in recognition of his long term contribution and dedication to the supply chain community and industry at large.

"As the Founding Chairman, I feel a sense of joy and pride as Supply Chain Asia crosses into its 10th anniversary. Over the last decade, the association has made tremendous progress in serving the community and I am honoured to be at the forefront of this movement. Supply Chain Asia will continue to develop into a platform that is true to its mission - connecting people, enhancing knowledge sharing and facilitating collaborations." said Dr Robert Yap, Executive Chairman of YCH Group.

Fast approaching the completion of YCH Group's new corporate HQ at Supply Chain City™ next year, the company will leverage on the new development to further establish its commitment to support both multi-national corporations, as well as local companies in their growth throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

About YCH Group

Founded in 1955 and headquartered in Singapore, YCH Group is the leading end-to-end supply chain solutions partner to some of the world's largest companies and favourite brands across the Asia Pacific region. Its suite of innovative award-winning end-to-end supply chain management solutions deliver powerful competitive advantages that are best-in-class across industry clusters from consumer and electronics to chemical and healthcare, as well as e-commerce. A strong proponent of innovation, YCH is recognized for its 7PL™ approach in seamlessly integrating supply chain strategy with execution.

As an extended family enterprise, YCH was awarded the May Day Model Partnership Awards 2014 for embracing diversity, encouraging continuous learning and the creation of a productive, resilient and sustainable workforce. The organization also won the Supply Chain Asia 'Overall Partner of the Year' award in 2014 and 'Asian 3PL of the Year' award in 2015, demonstrating its strong commitment to developing symbiotic partnerships with world-class customers.

YCH commemorates its 60th anniversary Diamond Jubilee this year in 2015, with a revamped CSR focus on Education, Environment and Engagement. For further information, please visit www.ych.com

For media enquiries:

Neo Jia Hao
Corporate Communications, YCH Group
DID : (65) 6417 2772
Email: jiahao.neo@ych.com

Sandra Tan
Corporate Communications, YCH Group
DID : (65) 6417 2773
Email: sandra.tan@ych.com