CORE wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade
Today, the highly-sought after Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021 winners have been announced and we’re thrilled to say we’re one of them!
Our success in digitising our customer’s supply chains with our innovative supply chain management platforms, SuppliView, TariffTel and Leaf, together with our overseas growth, has awarded us the UK’s most prestigious business accolade, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International trade. The awards celebrate the success of businesses which are leading the way with pioneering products or services.
In what has been an exceptionally challenging past year for the global economy, we’re over the moon to have been singled out as an exemplary model in international exporting and commercial success, first and foremost supporting our customers in optimising their digital supply chains.
Commenting on the award win, Ben Puncher, our CEO and co-founder, said, “It is a huge honour to receive a Queen’s Award and made all the more special after the challenges of this past year in particular. I’m incredibly proud of our team and the way we have come together to support our customers in working smarter and more efficiently with our innovative software solutions.
Resolve, opportunity, and hard work are the ingredients to our success, and I gladly share this accolade with my remarkable colleagues, who have supported me over these past 25 years. Achieving this award is recognition of an impressive team effort driven by common values and an ethos of collaboration.
We have grown significantly in recent years which has positioned us as leaders in online customs classification, and our reputation for exceptional delivery to our clients is matched only by the passion and the commitment of the CORE team. This is an incredible boost for us and an exciting time for CORE. [Watch this space!]”
Working smarter with a resilient supply chain
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do and has been crucial this past year more than ever as we supported our customers in navigating the unforeseen supply chain challenges that came to light as a result of the pandemic. Like many of you, we put our customers first, helping them work smarter and more efficiently with our innovative software solutions.
We launched our 5 steps to a resilient, digitised supply chain – available to download here.
Having key supply chain data to hand allows an organisation to adapt, predict and react effectively. Digital transformation of supply chains overcomes problems associated with manual processes and departmental data silos, helping to reduce human error and unnecessary costs. Issues with purchase-order reconciliation, poor visibility and customs compliance can be resolved. Ultimately, processes are automated and decision-making is transformed.
What this past year has demonstrated to us without any doubt is that businesses need to advance to become a synchronised organisation with a single view of data that delivers greater visibility and efficiency.
What’s next for CORE?
Our vision is to support more retailers and businesses in their aspirations to become a synchronised organisation with data at their heart.
When we started CORE over 25 years ago, we were a small passionate team developing purchase order line visibility systems to global importers. We have grown significantly in recent years and are now considered a leading supplier in the digitalisation of global supply chains, bringing innovative solutions to customers & prospects who are prioritising transparency and accountability in their supply chain processes. Our customers have embraced our platforms, SuppliView and TariffTel, which have enabled them to gain crucial competitive advantage and save significant costs in digitising their supply chains. Our newest innovation, Leaf, is an exciting new platform we plan to talk more about in the future, and is aimed at supporting organisations in their pursuit to be more sustainably accountable.
This award will help support our further growth overseas and demonstrates to our customers that innovation and commercial success remains at the heart of our business.
To find out more about transforming your supply chain with CORE’s supply chain management platforms, get in touch
Other useful resources
Sustainability priorities & considerations for the fashion industry – Part 2
In this next blog on the big sustainability topics for fashion brands in 2023, Laura Gibso...
Sustainability priorities & considerations for the fashion industry – Part 1
This year is a time of great change in the fashion industry. The move to mandatory repor...
Why it pays to prioritise customs compliance and understand HS
Download our new guide...