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ITLS professor recognised as a leading educator at the SCLAA awards night

29 Nov 2016

Behnam FahimniaThe Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) has been recognised as a national leader in logistics and supply chain teaching and research at the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) awards night, with Professor Behnam Fahimnia winning the Australian Supply Chain and Logistics (ASLC) Award in the Training, Education & Development category.

The ASLC award is the longest running and most prestigious in the Australian industry, and is awarded in recognition of an individual or organisation that best demonstrates their exceptional commitment, application and results of providing training, education and development in logistics and supply chain management.

Professor Behnam Fahimnia accepted the award on Wednesday, 23rd of November. “I am so honoured to receive the prestigious ASCL Award this year,” he said. “This award truly recognises our leading role in Australia in practice-orientated teaching and problem-driven research.”

“It has been not the work of one, but instead the hard work of many. I am very privileged to head a team of passionate and innovative scholars; a great team who made it possible for ITLS and the Business School to continue leading Australia in supply chain teaching and research.” Professor Behnam Fahimnia said.

"We are very pleased to receive this recognition from Australia's premier association in supply chain and logistics. It sends a very positive message to the market that we are a leading group in this field in graduate education, industry engagement and training programs,” said Professor Hensher, Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies.

“This award sits alongside the Premier Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Management that I received 2014, giving ITLS and the Business School success in the two most prestigious awards in Australia in our field.”

ITLS is a renowned international centre of thought leadership in the crucially linked areas of transport, infrastructure, logistics and supply chain management. The centre focuses on providing impartial, evidence based research on these key facets of Australia’s economic competitiveness, environmental prosperity and social wellbeing, with a view to informing the management and policy directions of industry and government.