The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf, is pleased to announce the winners at the 4th GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards, which took place in a star-studded award ceremony at Le Méridien Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia on 16 May.

The GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards returned for their 4th edition after a brief pause, with four exciting categories that focus on recognizing excellence demonstrated by the regional Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) and petrochemical producers over the course of the past year. Held as part of the 14th GPCA Supply Chain Conference, the Awards attracted a total of 28 submissions from 16 companies across the GCC.

The initiative aims to recognize and shed light on the winners’ commendable contributions to chemical supply chain optimization and their accomplishments that have added value to their business.

The winners and finalists at this year’s Awards are:

Award categories

This award will recognize the technological innovations (including digital technologies) that improve the processes of an organization.

This award will acknowledge the LSPs who demonstrate excellence in their operations or through projects.

This award will be presented to a supply chain initiative in the GCC that has achieved a positive, quantifiable impact on society, local communities, and/or the environment.

This award is designed to recognize a female leader who has contributed positively and made an impact in the regional chemical supply chain sector.

Winner: SABIC for their Supply Chain Digital Transformation Project

Runner-up: OQ SAOC for their refinery supply chain optimization with Scheduling Model

Winner: Almajdouie & de Rijke

Runner-up: PSA BDP

Winner: SABIC for their Sustainable and Safe Packaging Project

Runner-up: Sipchem for their Recycle and Upcycle Project

Winner: Shahad Al-Dhubaiban, Section Head, MRO Strategic Procurement, TASNEE

Runner-up: Khaoula Badri, Customer Experience Specialist, SABIC

Awards jury

Amador Brinkman

Principal Consultant | MD, Technique Works

Dr. Balan Sundarakani

Associate Professor, University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

Mohammad Husain

Founder, Energy100x100

Saleh Al-Shabnan

Chairman of the Board, Saudi Supply Chain & Procurement Society

Dr. Samer Alsobhi

Director of Research and Industrial Development, Royal Commission at Yanbu

Confirmed sponsor


Who can participate

The 4th GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards are open to all regional chemical supply chain and logistics operators and providers who have developed and integrated innovative and sustainable solutions in their operations. Evaluation will be based on the performance of participating organizations during 2022.