DHL recognizes CMA CGM as Ocean Carrier of the Year
- DHL Global Forwarding honors CMA CGM for outstanding and consistent performance
- Award was handed over for excellent cooperation and reliable service
CMA CGM has aligned its regional footprint, which resulted in a true global strategy and coverage.*
For the second time, DHL Global Forwarding recognized one of its partner carriers with the Ocean Carrier of the Year Award. The award was handed over to CMA CGM, a global leader in container shipping and the third-largest container shipping company worldwide, on December 10 in Brussels.
"We gladly award CMA CGM as Ocean Carrier of the Year. Over the last three years, the company has proven to be a trustworthy partner of ours and reliably delivers on most of our requirements", explains Dominique von Orelli, Global Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DHL Global Forwarding. "CMA CGM has aligned its regional footprint, which resulted in a true global strategy and coverage. This allows us to have one common approach regardless of the geographic location, our and thus offer a high-level service to customers around the globe."
The award is presented for outstanding achievements in categories such as geographic coverage, rate competitiveness, schedule reliability, flexibility, customer service and documentation. Based on these criteria, DHL Global Forwarding strives to achieve consistent quality and service levels across all of its suppliers and a strong handle on their deliverables. Due to CMA CGM's brilliant performance, DHL Global Forwarding continuously increased its shipping volume with the carrier year on year. As a result, the supplier will be upgraded to a strategic partner carrier which means that we will enhance our collaboration even further in 2015.
"Being honored with the Carrier of the Year Award is a fantastic recognition of our commitment towards DHL Global Forwarding. We look forward to expanding our partnership with DHL and continuously delivering the high service quality our customers are used to", says Bertrand Simion, Vice President, CMA CGM.
- Top left to right: Johanny Fereoux (DHL Key Account Manager), Joachim Luetkemeier (EMEA Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DGF), Maxime Vivier (Line Manager Asia Med Lines), Sanjay Tejwani (Americas Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DGF), Karsten Michaelis (Asia Pacific Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DGF), Guillaume Lathelize (Deputy Vice President Asia – North Europe lines).
Bottom left to right: Andreas Boedeker (Global Head of Ocean Freight, DGF), Bertrand Simion (Vice President Marketing & Sales), Dominique von Orelli (Global Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DGF), Jean-Yves Duval (Vice President Latin America Lines), Axelle Lecuyer (Line Manager Transpacific Lines).