Australian Suppliers Celebrated at Coca-Cola Amatil’s 2018 Partner for Growth Awards.

Partner of the Year winners – Orora: L-R Simon Bromell (Orora), Alison Watkins (Group Managing Director, Coca-Cola Amatil), Chris Smith (Orora), Adam Johnson (Orora), Kane Chandler (Orora).

Orora, Telstra Energy and KPMG are amongst nine companies recognised for their collaboration and innovation with Coca-Cola Amatil’s Australian business at the 2018 Partner for Growth Awards. More than 70 companies were in attendance at the Awards Ceremony in Sydney recently.

Coca-Cola Amatil Group Chief Procurement Officer Sarah Cook said: “The Partner for Growth awards recognise suppliers who genuinely care about what they do and how they do it”.

“For us, that means suppliers who look to turn transactional relationships into genuine business partnerships. We’ve seen that from all nominees at these awards, and in the innovation and dedication, they bring to everything they do,” Ms Cook said.

“Together we’ve delivered some great outcomes in innovation, sustainability, product development and customer service.”

“We’re proud to work with each of the nominees and winners and congratulate them on the recognition they have received at these Awards.”

All the winners share Coca-Cola Amatil’s values of taking initiative and ownership, being straightforward and open, and focusing on today and tomorrow.

Results – Coca-Cola Amatil’s Partner for Growth 2018 Awards:

Partner of the Year ·         IBM

·         Orora

·         Telstra Energy


In 2017, Orora demonstrated unwavering commitment to our business. The team at Orora are relentless in bringing new ideas to the table to disrupt the market and drive awareness of our

brands. They continue to invest in technology and capabilities that can deliver value to Amatil for today and tomorrow.

Supply Continuity Award ·         Lancer

·         Orora

·         IBM


In 2017, IBM managed the successful migration of Coca-Cola Amatil’s business-critical SAP system. The transition occurred

within a weekend window of opportunity without any loss or downtime to our business.

Quality Award ·         Swisslog

·         Amcor Flexibles

·         Orora

Amcor Flexibles

In 2017, Amcor Flexibles continually delivered high quality packaging materials minimising Coca-Cola Amatil’s risk of line stoppages and out of stocks.

Innovation and Growth ·         Vivid Technology

·         Orora

·         Givaudan


In 2017, Givaudan collaborated with Amatil on flavour development with the Kirks portfolio and Mount Franklin Lightly Sparkling cans. The broad market appeal of the “100% natural

flavours” created a point of differentiation in the market which contributed to the overwhelming success of the product.

Competitive Advantage Award ·         IBM

·         GPIA

·         KPMG

·         Nalco


In 2017, KPMG were the strategic, financial and commercial advisor for the joint venture between Amatil and other beverage companies on the container deposit schemes.

Sustainability Award ·         Telstra Energy

·         Vivid Technology

Telstra Energy

In 2017, Telstra Energy led a consortium of companies in signing a long-term power purchasing agreement with the Murra Warra Wind Farm near Horsham in regional Victoria. Stage One of the Wind Farm will have capacity to power 220,000 households every year, remove 320,000 cars off the road every year and remove 900,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas from the

environment every year.

Customer Service Award ·         Orora

·         GPIA

·         Amcor

·         FleetPlus


In 2017, FleetPlus Transformed Amatil’s fleet category. Through outstanding customer service, Amatil realised significant cost reduction, reduced frequency and severity of accidents, improved processes, increased driver satisfaction and increased

awareness of driver safety.

Rookie of the Year ·         FleetPlus

·         Infosys

·         Vivid Technology

·         PSI Corporate Security

·         Rohlig

Two winners:

PSI Corporate Security

In 2017, PSI Corporate Security delivered a hugely successful transition of security services across the country during our peak period delivering savings.


Vivid Technology

In 2017, Vivid Technology partnered with Amatil to deliver world class LED lighting technology resulting in measurable sustainability benefits and cost savings. They are dedicated to the quality of their product and workmanship and provide

excellent customer service without disruption to our operations.

Platinum Partner Award ·         N/A Telstra and Toll

This Award recognises strong advocacy of the Coca-Cola Amatil beverage portfolio through the purchase of our products; continual delivery against the supply imperatives of supply

continuity and quality; and demonstrated alignment with the Coca-Cola Amatil values.

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