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AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL SCOOPS CARGO AIRPORT OF THE YEAR PRIZE AT THIS YEAR’S WORLD AIR CARGO AWARDS


Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday 5th May 2021: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the Cargo Airport of the Year award at the 15th Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards (WACA) last night.

It is the second time Europe’s fourth busiest air cargo hub has been recognised by Air Cargo Week, organisers of the event.

Schiphol’s Cargo Community took home the prize after gaining the most votes from thousands of Air Cargo Week readers.

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

“The last year and a half has challenged the air cargo industry like never before,” said Anne Marie van Hemert, Head of Aviation Business Development.

“Throughout the pandemic the Schiphol cargo team and its Cargo Community has stayed focused on supporting people in need of PPE materials with smart solutions to carry cargo on passenger seats and continuing to maintain the high standards for freight moving through our Smart Hub.

“This award is a recognition of their hard work and I would like to thank them for their dedication. Thank you also to everyone that voted for us and our Cargo Community.”

Winners were announced during a digital ceremony on Tuesday evening held in conjunction with International Messe München’s Transport Logistic Online, including Air Cargo Europe.

The winners were selected from an initial nomination stage, followed by the announcement of a shortlist and final decision by a public vote.

ENDS

About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol is Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub and welcomed 1.44 million tonnes of cargo in 2020.

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 sustainable innovations.

Schiphol and its cargo community launched Pharma Gateway Amsterdam that offers a CEIV-certified, closed, and transparent pharma airport process, and launched Vaccines Gateway Netherlands to ensure safe, secure, and swift transportation of the COVID-19 vaccines from manufacturer to end-user.

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 SCOOPS CARGO AIRPORT OF THE YEAR PRIZE AT THIS YEAR’S WORLD AIR CARGO AWARDS

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Wednesday 5th May 2021: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the Cargo Airport of the Year award at the 15th Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards (WACA) last night.

It is the second time Europe’s fourth busiest air cargo hub has been recognised by Air Cargo Week, organisers of the event.

Schiphol’s Cargo Community took home the prize after gaining the most votes from thousands of Air Cargo Week readers.

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

“The last year and a half has challenged the air cargo industry like never before,” said Anne Marie van Hemert, Head of Aviation Business Development.

“Throughout the pandemic the Schiphol cargo team and its Cargo Community has stayed focused on supporting people in need of PPE materials with smart solutions to carry cargo on passenger seats and continuing to maintain the high standards for freight moving through our Smart Hub.

“This award is a recognition of their hard work and I would like to thank them for their dedication. Thank you also to everyone that voted for us and our Cargo Community.”

Winners were announced during a digital ceremony on Tuesday evening held in conjunction with International Messe München’s Transport Logistic Online, including Air Cargo Europe.

The winners were selected from an initial nomination stage, followed by the announcement of a shortlist and final decision by a public vote.

ENDS

About Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Schiphol is Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub and welcomed 1.44 million tonnes of cargo in 2020.

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 sustainable innovations.

Schiphol and its cargo community launched Pharma Gateway Amsterdam that offers a CEIV-certified, closed, and transparent pharma airport process, and launched Vaccines Gateway Netherlands to ensure safe, secure, and swift transportation of the COVID-19 vaccines from manufacturer to end-user.

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