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					UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The Logistics Association of Australia Ltd (LAA) has much pleasure in announcing the winners of the
Swisslog and Logistics Association of Australia Ltd University Scholarships Program for 2009.
This University Scholarships Program provides an incentive for undergraduate and postgraduate
university students to undertake logistics and supply chain streams and majors, with the aim of
pursuing careers in these areas.
In announcing the winners of the 2009 University Scholarships, Mark Pearce, LAA Committee
Member and Program Convenor said that he was delighted at the response to the program.
“It was very encouraging to see such an enthusiastic response from so many young people keen to
further their careers in the supply chain and logistics industry. The LAA would like to express its
appreciation to Swisslog for supporting an initiative that promotes academic excellence in this field,”
he said.
Swisslog’s Managing Director, Andrew Manship said: “We are pleased to be able to support education
in logistics and the supply chain through this joint program. We believe that academic study is critical
to the advancement of the logistics and supply chain management profession.”
Three scholarships have been awarded – One of $2,500 at undergraduate level and two of $5,000
each at postgraduate level. Each award includes membership of the LAA and will contribute to course
related costs.
The Undergraduate Scholarship for 2009 goes to Rebecca Ryan, from the University of South
Australia. Rebecca is undertaking a Bachelor of Management ( Logistics and Supply Chain
Management).
The winners of the Postgraduate Scholarships for 2009 are Victoria Rose and Javik Vukasinovic.
Victoria Rose is currently enrolled in a Masters of Logistics Management, University of Sydney , and
Javik Vukasinovic, is undertaking a Master of Science ( Logistics) at the University of Wollongong.
Certificate of Business, majoring in Supply Chain Management at Victoria University.
The program’s sponsor, Swisslog Australia, has been a “Friend of the LAA” since 2000 and is a global
provider of integrated logistics solutions for automatic or manual warehouses and distribution centres.
Swisslog’s solutions optimise customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to
increase their flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service, while minimising operational costs.
LAA Ltd has a solid record in promoting excellence in logistics and supply chain education. The 2009
Scholarships program further fosters growth of Australian tertiary education in these areas.
Further information: Please contact Jo Baker, LAA Executive Manager on 1300 651 911, email
laamanager@laa.asn.au or visit www.laa.asn.au
Released: 30 June 2009

				
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