ECS Group wins World Air Cargo Award for fourth consecutive year


Paris/Shanghai, 19/06/2014 ECS Group has been victorious once again at the prestigious World Air Cargo Awards 2014, voted Air Cargo General Sales Agent of the Year for the fourth year in a row. The annual World Air Cargo Awards celebrate excellence and achievement within the global air cargo industry and are a highlight of Transport Logistic, the world’s largest multimodal freight transport event, which alternates annually between
Munich, Germany and Shanghai, China. The process to determine the winner of the Air Cargo General Sales Agent of the Year Award was based upon the results of voting by readers of Air Cargo Week, who were asked to rate GSAs according to: experience of personnel employed; quality of service provision; and range of value-added services available. The award was presented on 18th June at the World Air Cargo Awards Gala Dinner at the glamorous Kerry Hotel in Shanghai’s Pudong district. ECS Group CEO and Chairman Bertrand Schmoll thanked customers, partners and staff for their support, commenting: “I am very proud that ECS has won this prestigious award, particularly because it is the result of voting by our customers and other partners and members of the air cargo industry. It is a great credit to our company and to the organisers of the event that the award recognises the depth of experience and skill among our staff, along with the quality and range of our services.” ECS Group has received a number of awards recognising its world-leading services in recent years. In addition to its successes in the last four years of the World Air Cargo Awards, ECS was named ‘GSSA Of the Year’ by Payload Asia and received this year’s International General Sales Agent of the Year Award from India’s leading logistics publication, the Stat Times. About ECS ECS is the Global leader in GSSA Services. The ECS portfolio spans across 32 Countries with 80 Offices, 58 subsidiaries, over 612 employees carrying over 585,000 tonnes of freight for its airline partners. An award winning GSSA, ECS prides itself on its Leadership, entering into long-term partnerships with its airline partners and committing to furthering the airline development throughout the network. Trust, transparency and traceability are the core principles of how the ECS Group does business.