October 2009 - Damco, a leading logistics and freight forwarding company, was conferred the Outstanding Partner in Supply Chain Excellence Award during the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony in Singapore on 6 October.
The award recognizes Damco for its ability and significant contribution in offering end-to-end supply chain solutions which help customers improve their business performance.
Mr Rolf Habben-Jansen, global Chief Executive Officer for Damco says, "We are very pleased to receive this esteemed award. It reaffirms our dedication to service delivery and innovation to help our customers overcome their supply chain challenges. Our Asian team has been very successful in engaging and working with our customers to address their supply chain needs - whether it is increasing supply chain visibility, reengineering supply chain models to reduce costs and cope with sudden demand, or operating an export distribution centre to increase efficiency."
Damco was also honored for its SupplyChain HealthCheckTM tool which identifies improvement opportunities with significant potential savings in customers' supply chains. This serves to highlight the successful collaboration between Damco and its customers to meet changing challenges in the current volatile business landscape.
An independent panel of judges, which included prominent international figures from consultancy and academic institutions, selected Damco and four other winning companies from more than 20 nominees to win the award.
Damco is the new, combined brand of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's logistics activities.
Damco offers a broad range of supply chain management and freight forwarding services to customers all over the world, and has 10,500 colleagues in 272 offices, covering over 93 countries in Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East, and Latin America.
In 2008, the company had a net turn-over of USD 2.8 billion, shipped more than half a million TEUs ocean freight, air freighted over 60,000 tonnes, and handled over 50 million CBMs (equivalent to 2 million TEU) for our supply chain management customers.
Damco is an independent business activity within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.
For more information, please visit www.damco.com
About SCM Logistics Excellence Awards 2009
The 5th SCM Logistics Excellence Awards 2009 was held in conjunction with the SCM Logistics World 2009 conference.
Fronted by a panel of six judges, who are each renowned for their authority and expertise in supply chain management and logistics, this is Asia Pacific's supply chain and logistics industry most anticipated and coveted award. It seeks to recognize the innovators and leaders who have steered and developed their supply chains into key strategic elements of business success.
For more information, please visit http://www.terrapinn.com/2009/scmawards/