Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Panalpina Awarded Recognition for Logistics in Dangerous Goods

Has Delivered ‘Significant Contribution’
Shipping News Feature

GERMANY - Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Company, a leading life-science and high technology company, has awarded Swiss logistics group Panalpina for ‘Continued Global Excellence in Dangerous Goods Transport’. During a recent visit, Panalpina’s CEO Monika Ribar received the award from Peter Schüle, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and head of global logistics.

In their tenth year of close collaboration, Panalpina has become Sigma-Aldrich’s preferred partner for air freight, global partner for complete solutions including dedicated services to India and China as well as for inbound traffic from the USA to Europe.

“This is a major milestone in our long lasting partnership with Sigma-Aldrich. We are very proud to receive this award and take it as an extra motivation to keep growing globally with Sigma-Aldrich,” said Ribar.

Peter Schüle said: “The award recognizes years of successful business relationship with Panalpina which has evolved from basic freight forwarding to a multifaceted, integrated supply chain partnership. The strong focus on reducing cycle times while achieving consistent lead times provides a significant contribution to the service improvements that we have delivered to our customers over the last years.”