Paris/Mumbai, 05/02/2014

European Cargo Services (ECS) has won an International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo, voted the International General Sales Agent of the Year by readers of India’s leading logistics publication, the Stat Times.

The prestigious award follows a month-long process of nominations and voting by airlines and their customers, along with other key members of the logistics community. Part of the respected ‘Interna¬tional Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo’, the International General Sales Agent of the Year award is widely regarded as the premier award for cargo general sales and services agents (GSSAs) operat¬ing in this important and rapidly developing region.
The award was presented on 5th February at Gala Awards night for the Air Cargo India 2014 conference and exhibition in Mumbai, the highlight of India’s premier air freight gathering.
Rajendra Dubey, Country Manger for India at ECS Group, thanked customers, partners and staff for their support. He commented: “This award is a big honour for ECS Group and demonstrates the strength of the relationships we are building with both our airline and freight forwarder partners in this re¬gion. It will give us even more motivation to ensure that we continue to work as efficiently and effectively as possible on behalf of our customers.”

ECS Group CEO Bertrand Schmoll, commented: “I am very proud that ECS has won this prestig¬ious award, and particularly in India as this region is a key focus for growth in 2014. Additionally, this is an award from the industry, voted for by our customers in the region and their customers, recognis¬ing the efforts our staff members put in every day. We will continue to make every effort to de¬liver the highest-quality and best-value services available in our sector.”
ECS has received a number of awards recognising its world-leading services in recent years, includ¬ing winning the ‘Best General Sales And Service Agent’ award for three years in a row, in 2013, 2012 and 2011, at the Air Cargo Europe and Air Cargo China events. Last year ECS was also named ‘GSSA Of the Year’ by leading Asian publication Payload Asia.