IFOY AWARD Night Takes Place in the Hofburg Vienna

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IFOY AWARD cooperates with LOGISTIK.Kurier and Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO).
For the first time the annual gala of the HERMES Transport.Logistics.Award in the ballroom of the Hofburg Vienna is the setting for the IFOY AWARD Night.


The secret about the winners of the IFOY AWARD 2019 will be disclosed in the Hofburg Vienna on April 26th. In cooperation with LOGISTIK.Kurier and the Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKO) the IFOY AWARD Night will take place on the occasion of the gala of the Austrian HERMES Transport.Logistics.Preis for the first time. More than 600 international guests are expected, among them the who is who of the transportation and intralogistics community.

“Vienna, one of the most important cities for congresses in the world, and the Hofburg are a brilliant setting for awarding exceptional achievements in intralogistics. We will invite the community to Vienna for this event,” says Sascha Schmel, Managing Director of the Association for Materials Handling and Intralogistics in the VDMA. VDMA is the sponsor of the IFOY AWARD.

“Thanks to the cooperation of the HERMES Transport.Logistics.Award with the most important international intralogistics award we create a big stage for European logistics. This looks like the highlight for the logistics scene in 2019," underlines Alexander Klacska, head of the WKO's federal division.

The HERMES Transport.Logistics.Award, which is awarded annually by the WKO and the LOGISTIK.Kurier, is considered the most important Austrian award for outstanding achievements in logistics. The HERMES.stick, the symbol for economics and traffic, is considered as a quality seal in the national transportation and logistics economy. The annual gala in the ballroom of the Hofburg in Vienna is the hot spot of the Austrian logistics industry.

Due to its technical expertise the IFOY Award is regarded as the most important international innovation award in intralogistics. It is presented by 28 editors-in-chief of leading logistics publications from 19 countries, including the LOGISTIK.Kurier. The sponsor of the IFOY Award is the Association for Materials Handling and Intralogistics in the VDMA.

The IFOY AWARD Night will take place on April 26th 2019 in the ballroom of the Hofburg in Vienna.

The IFOY Test Days 2019 will take place from March 1st to March 8th 2019 on the exhibition grounds of the IFOY partner Deutsche Messe in Hannover, Germany.

Members of the jury: Kirsty Adams, editor-in-chief SHD Logistics (UK), Vladimir Antonov, editor-in-chief Sklad i Technika (Russia), Winfried Bauer, editor-in-chief f+h Fördertechnik, Materialfluss, Logistik 4.0 (Germany), Cecilia Biondi, editor-in-chief Logistica Management (Italy), Snejina Badjeva, editor-in-chief Logistika magazine (Bulgaria), Dave Blanchard, editor-in-chief Material Handling & Logistics / Industry Week (USA), Theo Egberts, IFOY tester and owner Buro Andersom / Andersom Testing (Netherlands, without voting rights), Paul Hamblin, editor-in-chief Logistics Business (United Kingdom), Thilo Jörgl, editor-in-chief Logistik Heute (Germany), Anders Karlsson, editor-in-chief Svensk Åkeritidning (Sweden), Klaus Koch, editor-in-chief Logistik&Fördertechnik, Handel Heute (Switzerland), Allan Leibowitz, editor-in-chief forkliftaction.com (Australia), Valeria Lima de Azevedo Nammur, editor-in-chief LogWeb Magazine (Brazil), Øyvind Ludt, editor-in-chief Moderne Transport (Norway), Bernd Maienschein, editor-in-chief MM Logistik (Germany), Marilena Matei, editorial director Tranzit / Tranzit Logistica (Romania), Anton Mizunov, editor-in-chief Skladskoj complex (Russia), Maurizio Peruzzi, editor-in-chief Il Giornale della Logistica (Italy), Matthias Pieringer, editor-in-chief Logistik Heute (Germany), Szilvia Rapi-Jaubert, publisher and editor-in-chief Supply Chain Monitor (Hungary), Isabel Rodrigo, editor-in-chief Logística Profesional (Spain), Thomas Rosenberger, editor-in-chief lastauto omnibus (Germany), Hans-Joachim Schlobach, publisher and editor-in-chief Business+Logistic (Austria), Sascha Schmel, managing director association materials handling and intralogistics in the VDMA (Germany, without voting rights), Sebastian Śliwieński, editor-in-chief Warehouse Monitor (Poland), Gilles Solard, publisher and editor-in-chief Stratégies Logistique (France), Jarlath Sweeney, editor-in-chief Fleet transport (Ireland), Johannes Tomsich, editorial director Logistik-Kurier (Austria), Mats Udikas, editor-in-chief Transportnytt (Sweden). The executive chairperson of the jury is Anita Würmser, logistics journalist and managing director of impact media projects.
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