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    AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL NAMED BEST AIRPORT – EUROPE AT THE ASIAN FREIGHT LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN AWARDS


    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 12th November 2020 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was named Best Airport – Europe 2020 at the Asian Freight Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards in Hong Kong Monday night.

    Over 15,000 readers of Asia Cargo News, organisers of the event, voted for their favourite companies based on a shortlist of four for each category.

    “The cargo team is honoured to have been recognised in this way during what has been a difficult time for everyone,” said Bart Pouwels – Head of Cargo.

    “Asia has always been an important market for us, and especially now during the COVID-19 situation we are seeing an uptick in Asian carriers often carrying vital PPE equipment.

    “We are committed to keep supporting the supply chain in the best way we can to meet the challenges of the coming months.

    “Thank you to everyone who voted for us, and a special thank you to our cargo community who have been working around the clock to handle all the extra challenges COVID-19 has brought along.”

    The AFLAS Awards

    AFLAS winners were announced at a gala dinner, one of the first awards gatherings since the pandemic, on Monday evening in Hong Kong.

    Leading companies in the cargo, logistics, and supply chain sectors took home awards in 47 categories.

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

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    About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Schiphol is Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub, and welcomed 1.57 million tonnes of cargo in 2019.

    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 supply chain partners, aims to integrate data and digitalise the air cargo supply chain by optimising landside processes and launching new innovations.

    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

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    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol named Best Airport – Europe at the Asian Freight Logistics and Supply Chain Awards

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 12th November 2020 – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was named Best Airport – Europe 2020 at the Asian Freight Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards in Hong Kong Monday night.

    Over 15,000 readers of Asia Cargo News, organisers of the event, voted for their favourite companies based on a shortlist of four for each category.

    “The cargo team is honoured to have been recognised in this way during what has been a difficult time for everyone,” said Bart Pouwels – Head of Cargo.

    “Asia has always been an important market for us, and especially now during the COVID-19 situation we are seeing an uptick in Asian carriers often carrying vital PPE equipment.

    “We are committed to keep supporting the supply chain in the best way we can to meet the challenges of the coming months.

    “Thank you to everyone who voted for us, and a special thank you to our cargo community who have been working around the clock to handle all the extra challenges COVID-19 has brought along.”

    The AFLAS Awards

    AFLAS winners were announced at a gala dinner, one of the first awards gatherings since the pandemic, on Monday evening in Hong Kong.

    Leading companies in the cargo, logistics, and supply chain sectors took home awards in 47 categories.

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

    ENDS

    About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Schiphol is Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub, and welcomed 1.57 million tonnes of cargo in 2019.

    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 supply chain partners, aims to integrate data and digitalise the air cargo supply chain by optimising landside processes and launching new innovations.

    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