Logistics provider Damco was honored at the 8th annual SCM Logistics Excellence Awards 2012 held in Singapore. Damco won the category “Supply Chain Sustainability Award” for excellence in showcasing customer sustainability results.
“We’d like to congratulate Damco as they are recognized for their efforts in working with their clients & stakeholders in reducing their carbon footprint. Sustainability & green logistics are critical to the industry’s growth, and with Damco’s excellent track record in championing methodologies & processes in enhancing their partners’ sustainability initiatives in conjunction with their service delivery, Damco is helping their partners drive change to green their operations,” says Eleanor Uy, General Manager with Terrapinn, the conference organisor.
This is the second time Damco is awarded by its peers at the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards. Last year, Damco won the “Supply Chain Best Partnership Award”. With this year’s award, Damco broadens the accolade received for solutions in supply chain management with a distinct customer focus.
The Awards are part of the SCM Logistics World Conference, which brings together executives in the supply chain and logistics industry. The delegates of the conference as well as supply chain practitioners around the world cast their votes in a global voting system.
Upon accepting the award in Singapore, Damco’s Global Head of Green Logistics Sarah Flagg said: “This is a clear testament to the advances we have made within the field of green logistics and to the strength of our customer partnerships in creating sustainable supply chains. We are very proud of this award, and we will continue to keep green logistics and sustainability as a core component of our supply chain management services.”
Damco is one of the world’s largest third party logistics providers, specializing in customized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 10,800 employees in over 300 offices across 90 countries and representation in a further 30 countries. In 2011, the company had revenues of US$ 2.8 billion, managed more than 2.5 million TEUs of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes, and air freighted more than 110,000 tons. Damco is part of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group of Denmark.