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RLC Regiment wins team of the year

27 Regiment RLC this month were awarded Team of the Year at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

The 18th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers, took place this month in London, the awards celebrated the achievements of end-user Supply Chain practitioners. There were 220 initial entrees in the awards, including companies such as British Airways with DHL, Vodafone and Starbucks with Gist, which were whittled down to 114 finalists.

The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards are renowned for their rigorous judging process, and entrants had to be assessed by a panel of judges’ based on a first stage of written presentations and a second stage of organisation presentations.

27 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps beat tough competition to win the award for Team of the Year based on the back of the success of the reverse supply chain Op HERRICK 19, where 27 Regiment RLC commanded the Theatre Logistic Group.

RLC Corps Colonel, Colonel Corrie said “This award marks a tremendous achievement not only for 27 Regiment but the Corps as a whole. This award demonstrates the RLC’s excellence in the field of logistics and the outstanding commitment and expertise of our Soldiers and Officers”.

The award highlights the importance of the role played by the Royal Logistic Corps in sustaining the army in austere conditions wherever it is based around the world, and more importantly returning them back to the UK.

The Royal Logistic Corps

Congratulations to RLC soldier LCpl Stu Elvin of the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Bassingbourn Barracks, who has received two bronze medals at the World Rowing Indoor Championships 2021. LCpl Elvin has represented the Army in rowing for a number of years. Having individually qualified at the British Championships for the Men's (age 30-39) 500m to race at the World Championships, he was also selected to represent the Armed Forces in the Men's Team race. The races took place on 23 Feb 21, where LCpl achieved third place in his individual race and an hour later, he received another bronze medal as he played an integral part of the Armed Forces Men's Team. His commitment and success in rowing is nothing short of impressive with his ability to balance work, training and family life along with the ongoing restrictions of COVID-19. Competing in any sport at this level requires a unique strength and determination – something which the LCpl displays in abundance, putting in hours of solitary training, where he has had to use his mental resilience to push himself further than most would. ... See MoreSee Less
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