Maersk Line, a globally leading container shipping company and part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group has been recognized with the “Shipping Line of the Year” award at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards 2011, held on December 1st in Shanghai.
The Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards are organized by Supply Chain Asia, bringing recognition to outstanding corporations and individuals in the fields of supply chain management and logistics. Finalists are selected through nomination from magazine readers and community members. The final selection of winners is decided by a group of independent judges.
Mike Fang, Head of Sales for East China, Maersk Line received the award on behalf of the company, and said ”Winning the Shipping Line of the Year award again proves to us that our efforts to improve through a focus on reliability, customer experience and environmental performance is paying dividends. We truly appreciate this support and encouragement of our customers and will continue to try to set new standards in the industry. Our new Daily Maersk concept providing daily departures from 4 trunk ports in Asia to three North Europe main ports and offering a promise of on-time delivery is an example of this. We shall do our best to also make ourselves deserving of the trust and recognition of our customers in the coming year and beyond.”
About Maersk Line
Maersk Line, a globally leading container shipping company operates a modern fleet of more than 500 vessels, 1.9 million containers, trucks and dedicated trains. Maersk Line employs around 16,900 people and operates from offices and container terminals in more than 125 countries. Maersk Line is a part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. For more information about the company, please visit www.maerskline.com.
About A.P. Moller - Maersk Group
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, with headquarters in Denmark, is a worldwide organization with more than 115,000 employees and offices in over 130 countries. A.P. Moller – Maersk has served China’s foreign trade for more than 80 years and today, the Group is active in China within liner shipping, logistics, container terminal operation and management, inter-modal transportation, industrial manufacturing, procurement as well as marine equipment maintenance and repair. For more information about the company, please visit www.maerskline.com.
For further information, please contact:
| Mr. Jens Eskelund
|| Ms. Bonnie Huang
Sr. Director of Government Relations & Public Affairs
Maersk China Limited
Phone: +86 (10) 65355876
Media Relations Manager
External Relations and Communication
Maersk China Limited
Phone: +86 (10) 65351301