Logistics giant honored for enabling manufacturing excellence in Asia

SINGAPORE, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has received the award for ‘Best Express Logistics Provider’ for the second consecutive year at the Asian Manufacturing Awards (AMA), since the category was introduced in 2013. The annual awards ceremony, which was held in Singapore this year on Friday August 29, recognizes businesses that enable excellence in manufacturing performance through the provision of industrial technology solutions and value-added services.

"Herbert Vongpusanachai, Managing Director of DHL Express Singapore, receives the award for 'Best Express Logistics Provider' on behalf of DHL at the Asia Manufacturing Awards 2014"

"Herbert Vongpusanachai, Managing Director of DHL Express Singapore, receives the award for ‘Best Express Logistics Provider’ on behalf of DHL at the Asia Manufacturing Awards 2014"

This year, the AMA presented a total of 44 awards across six main themes comprising Automation & Control, Industrial Software, Logistics & Supply Chain, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Corporate Social Responsibility. The winners were selected by an international panel of expert judges who closely analyzed and ranked the nominations received.

Jerry Hsu, Chief Executive Officer of DHL Express Asia Pacific, said, "Asia is the gateway to some of the world’s busiest trade lanes, driven by manufacturing production[1] and growing consumer confidence[2]. DHL is constantly investing to ensure we have the right infrastructure to support a first class network. The award is an endorsement of the great service quality our people deliver every day to our customers around the world."

[1] Automotive News Europe, 28 January 2014: "Asia boosts status as production powerhouse

[2] Nielsen, 29 January 2014: "Nielsen: Global Consumer Confidence Holds Steady to Close 2013; While Spending Intentions Retreat to Q4 2012 Levels"

DHL has also been successful in advocating the reduction of carbon emissions – a major byproduct of manufacturing – with their customers. Through the company’s comprehensive GoGreen programs, DHL has been helping businesses reach their climate targets, improving the carbon efficiency in Asia Pacific by least 6 percent.

This latest recognition adds to a series of external honors won by DHL Express in Asia Pacific since January 2014. In May, DHL was named a Trusted Brand in the ‘Airfreight/Courier Service’ category at the highly acclaimed Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards 2014. DHL was also awarded the Platinum standard in Singapore and Hong Kong, and the Gold standard in Malaysia and Taiwan. It was also named ‘Best Express Operator’ at the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards in June – the 26th time the company has clinched the award in its 28-year history.

Media Contact:

DHL Asia Pacific & EEMEA
Corporate Communications and Responsibility
Belinda Tan
Tel: +65-6771 3332
Fax: +65 6771 3322
Email: apeemeamediarelations@dhl.com 

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