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Hamburg Süd is Carrier of the Year 2015

On 9th December, DHL Global Forwarding presented Hamburg Süd with the ‘Carrier of the Year 2015’ award. DHL is one of the leading global logistics enterprises and, with this honour, is underscoring the outstanding working relationship with Hamburg Süd, which ranks among the ten largest container shipping companies worldwide.

“We are happy to award Hamburg Süd as the Ocean Carrier of the Year for outstanding customer service, schedule reliability and rate competitiveness. The company has proven to be a trustworthy partner and shown great commitment to supporting DHL Global Forwarding’s business needs over the last couple of years,” explains Dominique von Orelli, Head of FCL Product & Capacity Management, DHL Global Forwarding. “Hamburg Süd has improved its value proposition for us on many key trade lanes, such as Asia to Latin America or Asia to the US. This allows us to offer high-quality, increasingly competitive service to our customers globally.”

The award was received by Peter Frederiksen, Member of the Executive Board of Hamburg Süd, at the annual DHL Carrier Meeting in Bonn: “Hamburg Süd sees itself as a quality carrier. Our aim is to offer the best possible solution for every logistical challenge. The excellent collaboration with DHL is aspiration and motivation in equal measure. The award confirms our belief that, in an extremely competitive market, it is possible to score successes with customer orientation and operational excellence. And it reflects the strong commitment of the entire Hamburg Süd team globally.”