9th ESEA Profile

Dubai Trade will be celebrating the 9th edition of the E-Services Excellence Award Ceremony this year with three different categories:

1. Smart Services Awards

2. Innovation Awards

3. Dubai Exports Awards

9th ESEA

Sponsors

Gold Sponsors:

alfuttaimAl-Futtaim Logistics established in 1980, part of Al-Futtaim Group, is one of the logistics pioneers in the UAE with global reach to 150 countries through its strategic network partner. They provide integrated solutions for companies in Automotive, Retail, Fashion, Food, Footwear, Industrial, Engineering, Electronics, High-Tech, Humanitarian and Project Cargo sectors.  Their service capabilities extend to Freight Management, Warehousing, Transportation & Distribution, Corporate Transportation, Relocations and International Moving. The company manages over 1.2 million square meters of warehousing and yard space with its own fleet and operational centers located in major air and sea hubs in the UAE.

 

TechnoProTechnopro Middle East FZCO was founded with the Objective to cater the dynamic needs of developers, contractors and Consultants with a one stop shop for all their requirements from piping to ventilation – System Design and implementation. In last few years, they have served hundreds of customers and now leading the market with state of art manufacturing facilities and high quality products with global approvals and certifications such as ISO, BSI, UL, FM, KITE Mark, CE, Applus as well as regional authority’s accreditations.

 


Silver Sponsors:

AgilityAgility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.3 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

 

 

newage

NewAge Software & Solutions are built leveraging decades of industry and technology experience. Our Software helps forwarders, warehouse and transportation providers to implement solutions quickly, scale fast and drive measurable business improvements. Our Back Office Services deliver immediate cost reductions and higher customer satisfaction.

 

 


 

Category Sponsors:

GLWSSGlobelink West Star Shipping is an international freight forwarder established in 1989 with its headquarters in Dubai.  We have a team of more than 650 professionals with branch offices in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Doha and Kuwait.  This is a joint venture between West Star Shipping and CWT Globelink, a wholly owned subsidiary of CWT Limited, a Singapore publicly-listed company specializing in warehousing, logistics and supply chain management.  As part of the Globelink alliance, we tap into a network of more than 100 offices in 29 countries spread across Asia and Europe.  In addition, we are associated with agent offices in North America, South America and Africa.  In total, this covers more than 120 ports and 1200 destinations worldwide.

 

vibrantVibrant Freight LLC is a UAE based Freight Forwarding company having over 50 years combined experience in international Freight Forwarding by Sea, Air and Land. They pride themselves as being a ‘Solution Driven’ company that can manage all imports and exports effectively and efficiently. They provide turnkey Supply Chain Solutions to their clients. In addition to local clearance services they offer shipping, consolidation, distribution and warehousing solutions.

 

 

Ports shippingPorts Shipping is a diversified and reputable Logistics & Supply Chain Company head quartered in UAE providing world class International Freight services & outside the box Supply Chain Solutions (3PL & 4PL) to World Wide customer base including the operations in most conflict areas of world. Ports Shipping is specialized in providing spot-on multi-modal services in the stream of Logistics, Warehousing, Supply Chain, Transportation, Customs Clearance, Sea, Air & Project cargo across globe.

 

Audience Profile and Venue

Audience:

The ceremony is attended by high profile leaders from Dubai's business community such as senior management and key decision makers from:

  •     Manufacturing & trading companies
  •     Supply chain and logistics service providers
  •     Government and federal departments
  •     Banks and other financial institutions
  •     Senior management of major business units
  •     Media partners

The ESEA is an ideal event for the trading and logistics companies to promote their brand and to meet potential customers and entertain existing clients. In addition to the vast recognition your business will receive by attending the event, there are also many special benefits associated with being an ESEA  sponsor; supporter; invitee & winner.

Venue:

Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah

Dubai Trade Innovation Award of the year 2016

Dubai Trade's Innovation Award is an annual competition honoring companies that have successfully implemented a key business initiative or project that demonstrates creative, game-changing results through transformational approaches and innovative solutions in the Trade and Logistics sector.

Entries are open to companies registered in the UAE and are encouraged from, but not limited to, companies actively working in the following areas:

1. Export and Import Activities

2. Freight Forwarding

3. Commercial transportation (marine, air or land)

4. Customs brokerage and freight management

5. Logistics management

6. Cargo Handling

7. Storage and Warehousing

8. Other value added logistics services

 

Entry Qualification and Rules

1. Entries are open to corporate entities registered in UAE (Freezone or local) only.

2. Project/ Initiative entered must fit within the broad purview of Trade and Logistics sector.

3. Entries must be submitted using the online form on ESEA website. The entry submission process will start on May, 2016 and end in mid-December 2016

4. Final decision for the entry qualification will be at the sole discretion of Dubai Trade.

5. The short listed entries will be required to make a presentation to the judges to explain the project/initiative and provide any additional information as requested by the judges.

6. The shortlisted companies will get an opportunity to attend Dubai Trade's prestigious ESEA ceremony where the award winner will be announced.

7. Each company shortlisted in the top 3 grants Dubai Trade permission, without compensation, to use its name and photograph/likeness and/or entry in promoting this or similar awards programs in the future.

8. To successfully submit an entry; the company must accept Dubai Trade terms and conditions available on the entry submission form.

 

Entry Form

To successfully submit an entry, it should be completed in the following format:

1. Project/ Initiative Summary

2. Business or technical challenge (Drivers for Change)

3. Innovative Solution Delivered

4. Areas of business impacted

5. Key success measures for the project/initiative

6. Solution implementation Approach (Key milestones/ Timelines/ Implementation challenges)

7. Any innovative technologies utilized for the solution (if applicable)

Note: The entry form will be made available online through Dubai Trade portal from May till November 2016.

 

Key Timelines

1. Online Entry Process Opens: May, 2016

2. Online Entry Process Ends: December 15th , 2016

3. Entries screening by panel: December 18th – 21st, 2016

4. Notification to shortlisted entries: December 22nd, 2016

5. Presentation to Judges: 8th January, 2017

6. Winners Announcement: at the 9th ESEA ceremony

 

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9th ESEA Winners

The 9th ESEA awarded winners for 3 different award categories as following:

1. Dubai Trade Smart Services Award
2. Dubai Trade Innovation Award
3. Dubai Exports Exporter Award

Congratulations to all the 9th ESEA winners!

 

Award 
Winner/ Runner Up
Smart Services Award for M-Token Services

Winner: Bin Abed General Land Transport
Runner-Up: Ocean World Shipping & Clearing

Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services

Winner: Naffco Group 
                 Runner-Up: Del Monte Foods (UAE) FZE

Smart Services Award for Clearance Services

Winner: Takhlees Cargo Services 
Runner-Up: Mehta Trading Co. LLC

Smart Services Award for Payment Services

                 Winner: Al Tawuun Clearing & Forwarding  
                 Runner-Up: Mosaco Shipping & Forwarding

Dubai Trade Innovation Award of the year 2016 Winner: DAMCO
Dubai Trade Innovator Award of the year 2016 Winner: Mai Al Baz, from the University of Wollongong in Dubai
Dubai Exports New Exporter of the Year Winner: Mai Dubai LLC
Runner-Up: 
Delta Food Industries FZC
Dubai Exports Innovative Exporter of the Year

Winner: National Fire Fighting Manufacturing FZCO 
Runner- Up: 
Falcon Pack Industry LLC 

 
SPONSORS
Bin Abed General Land Transport

Dubai Trade Innovator Award of the year 2016

Dubai Trade's Innovator of the Year award aims to ignite new ideas from the Trade and Logistics community in UAE. This annual award recognizes individuals or teams who have submitted ideas to improve existing Trade and Logistics processes or help develop new business models that are innovative, impactful and bring value to this sector.

To enter into the competition for the award, the individuals or teams (“Entrants”) must submit an idea online through ESEA website which addresses any one or more of the following objectives:

1. Drive improvements to simplify existing Trade and Logistics processes.

2. Improve customer experience.

3. Create an innovative, transformational product or service

 

For an idea to be accepted, the entrants must demonstrate:

•  Clear understanding of the challenge that the idea aims to solve,

•  The concept or business model

•  Feasibility of implementing the idea.

 

Entries are encouraged from, but not limited to, individuals or teams working in the following areas:

1. Export and Import Activities

2. Freight Forwarding

3. Commercial transportation (marine, air or land)

4. Customs brokerage and freight management

5. Logistics management

6. Cargo Handling

7. Storage and Warehousing

8. Trade Finance

9. Trade/ Cargo Insurance

10. Other value added logistics services

 

Entry Qualification and rules

1. Entries are open to individuals who are resident in UAE.

2. Ideas entered must fit within the broad purview of Trade and Logistics sector.

3. Entries must be submitted using the online form on ESEA website. The entry submission process will start on May, 2016 and end in mid-December 2016

4. The short listed entries will be required to make a presentation to the judges to explain the business idea and provide any additional information as requested by the judges.

5. The shortlisted entrants will get an opportunity to attend Dubai Trade's prestigious ESEA ceremony where the award winner will be announced.

6. Entrants shortlisted in the top 3, grant Dubai Trade permission, without compensation, to use their name and photograph/likeness and/or entry in promoting this or similar awards programs in the future.

7. To successfully submit an entry; the entrants must accept Dubai Trade terms and conditions available on the entry submission form.

 

Entry Form

To successfully submit an entry, it should be completed in the following format:

1. Idea Title and Summary

2. Business challenge or opportunity (Define the existing situation leading to the idea).

3. Details of the idea – the concept and business model (Fully explain your idea in wording that can be easily understood). This should cover market feasibility, financial feasibility and revenue potential.

4. Resources needed and estimated cost (optional)

5. Key benefits

Note: The entry form will be made available online through Dubai Trade portal from May till November 2016.

 

Key Timelines

1. Online Entry Process Opens: May, 2016

2. Online Entry Process Ends: December 15th , 2016

3. Entries screening by panel: December 18th – 21st, 2016

4. Notification to shortlisted entries: December 22nd, 2016

5. Presentation to Judges: 8th January, 2017

6. Winners Announcement: at the 9th ESEA ceremony

 

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  1. Meet Our Judging Panel

This category will be focused on the theme of transition to mobile services in comparison to online services. There will be 9 awards under this category as following:

  • Smart Services Award for M-Token Services
  • Smart Services Award for Shipping Services
  • Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services
  • Smart Services Award for Clearance Services
  • Smart Services Award for Payment Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for M-Token Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Shipping Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Clearance Services
  • Runner-up: Smart Services Award for Payment Services

Award Criteria:

This year, the winners are chosen based on a criteria that reflects the highest increase in business transactions with the following conditions:

  • Company should be registered with Dubai Trade Portal
  • Calculations is based on the growth in mobile transactions in comparison to online transactions
  • The count of transactions will be of key e-Services

Key Services:

Award Key Mobile Services
Smart Services Award for M-Token Services Haulier Nomination Amend New
Haulier Nomination Request New
e-Token Generation
Smart Services Award for Shipping Services Delivery Order
NOC
Container request
Container Hold/Release
Smart Services Award for Free Zone Services Jafza Letter Request
Jafza Employment Visa New
Jafza RP Renewal
Jafza RTA Letters
Jafza Offshore Letters
TP Employment Visa New
Jafza EP Can Unutilized
Jafza Registration Letters
TP RP Renewal
TP Letter Request
DCZ Employment Visa New
DCZ RP Renewal
Jafza Attest of Comp Rep Cards
Jafza Visit Visa New
DCZ Letter Request
Jafza RP Transfer to New Pass
Jafza RP Renewal  JT Change
Jafza RP Renewal with EC Amend
Jafza RP Correction
Smart Services Award for Clearance Services Request for Customs Declaration Clearance
Request for Customs Opinion
Request for Guarantees / Deposits Claims and Refund
Request for Inspection Booking
Smart Services Award for Payment Services DP World Advance Deposit
DP World Prepaid Card