Swiss WorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo receive DHL Care Award
Quality, expertise and innovation in transporting temperature-sensitive cargo recognized
Swiss WorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo were awarded with the DHL Care Award, which recognizes both air freight providers for their excellence in the handling and safe shipment of temperature-sensitive life science products.
The awards ceremony took place on 28 June in Lake Maggiore, Italy. The DHL Care Awards, inaugurated in 2016, recognize the safe transport of temperature-sensitive life sciences products. Carriers receiving the award are selected by DHL based on their experience in shipment quality, ground handling expertise and innovation. Swiss WorldCargo previously received this award in 2016 and 2017, and Lufthansa Cargo in 2017.
“We are honored to receive the DHL Care Award 2018, this time for the third year in a row,” said Ashwin Bhat, Head of Cargo at SWISS International Air Lines. “We are proud of this recognition and consider it a testament to our organisation’s continued dedication to the safe delivery and transportation of pharmaceutical products throughout the world.”
“We are very pleased that we have again received this important customer award together with our group colleagues for our services in the field of temperature-sensitive cargo. We will continue doing our utmost to offer our customers the most reliable and innovative solutions and to set new standards in the industry,” said Peter Gerber, CEO and chairman of the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo.
Swiss WorldCargo is the airfreight division of Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS). Headquartered at Zurich Airport, Swiss WorldCargo offers a comprehensive range of logistics solutions for transporting high-value and care-intensive consignments to some 130 destinations in over 84 countries. The extensive Swiss WorldCargo network of airfreight services is further supplemented by daily truck connections between key business centers. As a reliable and innovative service provider within the Lufthansa Group, Swiss WorldCargo is consistently committed to delivering Swiss quality to its airfreight customers, and makes a substantial contribution to SWISS’s overall profitability. This media release can be found at swissworldcargo.com
Lufthansa Cargo AG
Lufthansa Cargo ranks among the world’s leading air freight carriers. In the 2017 business year, the airline transported around 1.6 million tonnes of freight and mail and sold 8.9 billion revenue tonne-kilometres. The company currently employs about 4,500 people worldwide. Lufthansa Cargo focuses on the airport-to-airport business. The cargo carrier serves around 300 destinations in more than 100 countries with its own fleet of freighters, the belly capacities of passenger aircraft operated by Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings, and an extensive road feeder service network. The bulk of the cargo business is routed through Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa Cargo is a wholly owned Lufthansa subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
Contact information Swiss WorldCargo:
Head of Cargo Marketing and Communications
+41 44 564 42 58
Cargo Communications Executive
+41 44 564 47 54
Contact information Lufthansa Cargo:
Corporate Communications, Marketing & Corporate Responsibility
+49 69 696 95447
Head of PR and Internal Communications
+49 69 696 95537