DHL wins Freight Forwarder of the Year at STAT Times 2008Mumbai, 02/06/2008, 10:30 AM CET
DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, has won the coveted Freight Forwarder of the Year award at the STAT TIMES International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo, held in Mumbai. This award reinforces DHL Global Forwarding's leadership position in the industry and further demonstrates its capability in meeting the increasingly complex air freight requirements by combining global presence with local knowledge, as well as its innovation, service excellence and commitment to providing customers with superior end-to-end express and logistics solutions.
"We are delighted to be conferred this prestigious award," said Peter Landsiedel, Chief Executive Officer - Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding. "Air freight logistics has become an important factor in supply chain management to keep pace with the changing world market and keep costly backlogs or shortages to a minimum. Our customers have recognized that our range of products and services gives them unparalleled choices in terms of transportation mode, time and cost."
As the market leader, DHL Global Forwarding offers competitive pricing for all time and cost requirements. A core element of DHL's freight management service offering is the ability to move single or complex shipments by air, at any time and to any destination.
"The enormous business potential of India's domestic market, with a growing middle-class, will also drive the uptrend in logistics demand going forward," added Thomas Tieber, Senior Vice President, South Asia.
Other prestigious accolades that DHL has clinched in this segment include: Best Lead Logistics Provider (4PL), Best 3PL, Best Air Freight Forwarder, Best All Cargo Airline, and Best Air Cargo Carrier - Europe at the renowned, Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards; CIO Award at the CIO Asia Conference and Awards; and the Platinum Award at the Reader's Digest Trusted Brand Awards - the first company to have won it for two consecutive years.