Carrefour and Siveco win the 2013 CHaINA Award, Asia’s Oscar in Supply Chain Management

On November 7, 2013, the Global Supply Chain Council, Asia's leading professional organization in supply chain, announced that Siveco and Carrefour China had won the 2013 CHaINA "Best Supply Chain Consulting Partner" Award for the RPMS (Risk Prevention Management System) project.


For the eight year in a row, the Global Supply Chain Council ( presented its CHaINA Awards to recognize and honor the most outstanding achievements in supply chain management from all across Asia. Hosted by Max Henry, the Council Founder, the prestigious CHaINA Awards ceremony was held at the Westin Bund Hotel in front of over 100 senior executives who congratulated the outstanding winners in five categories this year. Unlike other awards, the CHaINA Awards selection process is completely sponsorship-free and is realized by an independent board of senior professionals and advisors to the Council. For the fourth time, the Council also decided to give a voice to its extensive community via an online public voting system, which resulted to 1,850 unique voters.


According to the Global Supply Chain Council's announcement: "Receiving 949 votes representing 51.2% of the total, the Best Supply Chain Consulting Partner Award was given to Siveco for their recent project at Carrefour China. The RPMS is a well-recognized success in the industry and has been a showcase of good practices for Carrefour China. This project touches on many hot topics related to supply chain management in China and has deployed a very innovation solution to achieve food and public safety, innovation and more."


Loic Frouart, Carrefour China's Risk Prevention Director – Shanghai Territory, gave an appreciation speech and a brief overview of the RPMS project. Bruno Lhopiteau, Siveco's General Manager, concluded: "For several years now, safety issues keep making headlines in China and all we hear is horror stories… We hope that, with this award, we can start talking about solutions and success stories."



What is RPMS?


Carrefour selected Siveco China to implement a nationwide Risk Prevention Management System (RPMS) to ensure the protection of people, assets, goods and value across all 250 Carrefour stores in the country. The RPMS is based on Siveco's bluebee® suite of software solution, designed in compliance with the ISO 31000 Risk Management standard. Recently, Carrefour also deployed the bluebee® app on Android tablets for store audits. To know more about the RPMS project:


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About Siveco China


Siveco is the largest maintenance consultancy in China. Based on a long experience of "maintenance with Chinese characteristics", Siveco has developed a unique approach to address the needs of plants, facilities and infrastructures owners in China through the utilization of technological tools. While the market has historically been plagued by IT suppliers without understanding of industrial reality, Siveco is run by maintenance people for maintenance people, focusing on obtaining rapid and sustainable improvement.


Siveco supports best practices in maintenance, facility management and risk prevention through a range of services including assessment, maintenance engineering, CMMS implementation, etc. Siveco provides a suite of very intuitive mobile solutions "for the worker of tomorrow", known as bluebee®, running on its own cloud computing platform and compatible with any back-office maintenance system (COSWIN, Maximo, SAP PM, Datastream, etc.). bluebee® has won several awards including the prestigious Plant Engineering Product of the Year 2012.


Siveco has over 70 customers across more than 700 sites in China, including ABB, Alstom, Arkema, Brose, Carrefour China, Changcheng Property Group, CNEEC, Fushun Mining Group, Shanghai World Expo 2010 pavilions, GDF Suez, Greenland Holdings, IKEA, International Paper, Nokia, Saint-Gobain, Sichuan Lutianhua, Sogefi, ZF, etc.


Siveco China is headquartered in Shanghai, where it also operates a R&D center, and has a branch office in Chengdu. The company is a subsidiary of Siveco Group, Europe's largest CMMS supplier with over 82,000 users worldwide.


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