Danish Damco Get The Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea Freight Award

Damco, a global freight forwarder walked away triumphant at the 22nd Asia Freight Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) held in Singapore 23. Apil 2008, where it was presented the ‘Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea Freight’ accolade.
    Jens Wessel, Head of Damco for Asia-Pacific said:
    “This is a very special moment for us. It is the first time that we have won a major industry award since the Damco brand was launched in July last year. I am strongly encouraged that we have managed to establish ourselves in the logistics and transportation industry within this short period, reflected by the strong vote of confidence from our customers”.
    Jens Wessel continue:
    “The AFSCA finalists and winners are often seen as the voice of Asia’s shippers, as much as the
event is a celebration of excellence in the industry. When we launched the Damco brand last year,
together with the tagline “Damco. Your personal forwarder”, we made a commitment to our
customers to offer flexible, localised, and personalised services”.
    Damco is carrier-neutral and flexible, having access to a network of all major ocean carriers and
airlines, in addition to a host of local landside service providers such as trucking and customs
house brokers. Damco demonstrates flexibility by working with a broad range of global and local
service providers. It is able to offer the best of both worlds to customers, access to a global
network and yet personalised, localised service. It takes pride in providing customised packages
to meet specific customer requirements.
    Other nominees for the ‘Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea Freight’ Award were APL Logistics,
DHL Global Forwarding and Kuehne + Nagel.
    Judging criteria for the Award included innovativeness, clearly defined service standards, problem
solving capabilities, as well as the application of effective and user-friendly IT systems supported
by efficient and professional customer service.

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