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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol named Airport of the Year at World Air Cargo Awards


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been recognised for its commitment to cargo development and innovative solutions, such as the Smart Cargo Mainport Program

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 6th June 2019 – The cargo team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is celebrating after winning the Airport of the Year 2019 Award at the Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards.

Schiphol was recognised for its commitment to cargo development, innovative approach to digitising processes through the Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP), and ongoing collaborative projects within the Cargo Community.

“At Schiphol, we are dedicated to operating an efficient and smart cargo hub and we are committed to delivering  high-quality products and services to our customers,” said Bart Pouwels, Head of Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

“In 2018, we maintained our position as Europe’s third largest air cargo hub, and we will continue to collaborate with the Cargo Community as we work to shape Europe’s smartest cargo hub through digital innovation and sustainable practices.”

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol recently announced a renewed collaborative partnership with Atlanta Airport and welcomed Edwin Wenink as the new Program Manager for SCMP.

“Winning this award is an amazing recognition of our Cargo Community’s hard work and I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the common achievements and successes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol,” said Pouwels.

“Thank you for the recognition by the readers of Air Cargo Week and, globally, the air cargo fanciers for voting for us – you have humbled us.”

The Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards winners were announced at a gala awards ceremony on Wednesday evening at The Westin Grand Hotel in Munich, Germany.

The winners were selected from an initial nomination stage, followed by the announcement of a shortlist and a voting stage for readers of Air Cargo Week.

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol named Airport of the Year at World Air Cargo Awards

 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been recognised for its commitment to cargo development and innovative solutions, such as the Smart Cargo Mainport Program

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 6th June 2019 – The cargo team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is celebrating after winning the Airport of the Year 2019 Award at the Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards.

Schiphol was recognised for its commitment to cargo development, innovative approach to digitising processes through the Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP), and ongoing collaborative projects within the Cargo Community.

“At Schiphol, we are dedicated to operating an efficient and smart cargo hub and we are committed to delivering  high-quality products and services to our customers,” said Bart Pouwels, Head of Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

“In 2018, we maintained our position as Europe’s third largest air cargo hub, and we will continue to collaborate with the Cargo Community as we work to shape Europe’s smartest cargo hub through digital innovation and sustainable practices.”

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol recently announced a renewed collaborative partnership with Atlanta Airport and welcomed Edwin Wenink as the new Program Manager for SCMP.

“Winning this award is an amazing recognition of our Cargo Community’s hard work and I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the common achievements and successes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol,” said Pouwels.

“Thank you for the recognition by the readers of Air Cargo Week and, globally, the air cargo fanciers for voting for us – you have humbled us.”

The Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards winners were announced at a gala awards ceremony on Wednesday evening at The Westin Grand Hotel in Munich, German.

The winners were selected from an initial nomination stage, followed by the announcement of a shortlist and a voting stage for readers of Air Cargo Week.

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ABOUT SCHIPHOL AIRPORT

In 2018, Schiphol welcomed 1.7 million tonnes of cargo, retaining the position as Europe’s third largest air cargo hub.

Schiphol initiates and co-creates smart cargo solutions to help the airfreight community excel at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. One such initiative is the Smart Cargo Mainport Programme (SCMP) in which Schiphol, together with supply chain partners, aim to integrate data and digitalise the air cargo supply chain while optimising landside processes and launching new innovations.

In 2016, Schiphol and its cargo community launched Pharma Gateway Amsterdam that offers a CEIV-certified, closed and transparent pharma airport process.

Schiphol, together with KLM Cargo and Royal FloraHolland, are the founding fathers of the Holland Flower Alliance. An initiative formed to optimise the logistics of the floricultural supply chain in East Africa and South America. The alliance focuses on the smooth transportation of flowers and plants from growers to wholesalers, and is dedicated to the pursuit of innovation and sustainability in the floral supply chain.

To find out more about initiatives by Schiphol Cargo follow our LinkedIn page or visit schiphol.com/cargo

About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

In 2018, Schiphol welcomed 1.7 million tonnes of cargo, retaining the position as Europe’s third largest air cargo hub.

Schiphol initiates and co-creates smart cargo solutions to help the airfreight community excel at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. One such initiative is the Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP) in which Schiphol, together with a strong Cargo Community, focuses on sharing data and other collaborative initiatives to optimise air cargo flows.

In 2016, Schiphol and its cargo community launched Pharma Gateway Amsterdam that offers a CEIV-certified, closed and transparent pharma airport process.

Schiphol, together with KLM Cargo and Royal FloraHolland, are the founding fathers of the Holland Flower Alliance. An initiative formed to optimise the logistics of the floricultural supply chain in East Africa and South America. The alliance focuses on the smooth transportation of flowers and plants from growers to wholesalers and is dedicated to the pursuit of innovation and sustainability in the floral supply chain.

To find out more about initiatives by Schiphol Cargo follow our LinkedIn page or visit schiphol.com/cargo