Kong and Allan (Shanghai) Consulting Co. Ltd. announced today that the company has won the 2009 Best Supply Chain Consulting Partner in Asia Award as determined by a committee of industry professionals from the Global Supply Chain Council. Kong and Allan Consulting received the award for their work with Ningbo Fotile Kitchenware Co. Ltd. Previous award winners include Accenture and IBM.

Kong and Allan Consulting has been engaged with Fotile Kitchenware for over eight months in an effort to improve operational efficiency, reduce supply chain costs and to implement sophisticated demand forecasting and S&OP processes. Fotile Kitchenware is a leading Chinese brand in the electric and gas appliances, and integrated kitchen solutions industry. In 2007, Fotile Kitchenware’s brand value ranked 173rd in brand value overall for all Chinese brands.

In granting the award, Max Henry, Founder of the Global Supply Chain Council noted, "The jury had a difficult task selecting from numerous submissions of great merit. We thank all the participants. Our warmest congratulations go to all winners for their achievements.”

Upon receipt, Bradley A Feuling, CEO, Kong and Allan (Shanghai) Consulting Co. Ltd. stated, “Supply chain process are still very young in China and I commend the truly innovative spirit of Fotile Kitchenware to embrace operational efficiency improvements through demand forecasting, inventory management and S&OP.”

“This award is an important milestone for local Chinese operations, as it exemplifies that collaborative efforts with outside partners can achieve significant results in the short-term. Supply chain development is a continuous process of improvement therefore we look forward to the further advancements to be attained.”

The CHaiNA Awards are the only supply chain and logistics awards in China. They honor manufacturers, retailers and other practitioners whose supply chain programs, initiatives or systems have achieved positive business results in China. This year’s awards were announced on November 5 at CHaINA Live ‘09, China’s largest supply chain event.

For more information about the awards, visit http://www.supplychains.com/en/cev/459 or email awards@supplychain.cn