Lufthansa Cargo has for the third time conferred its “planet Award of Partner Excellence”, this year on DHL Danzas Air & Ocean, the world’s largest airfreight forwarder. The prize was presented at a festive awards ceremony at the “Global Partner Council” in Arezzo, near Florence on June 3. Along with excellent joint sales figures, the award was given in recognition of the forwarder’s profitability, professionalism and loyalty in business relations.

The award was handed by Lufthansa Chairman Jean-Peter Jansen and Board Member Marketing and Sales Dr. Andreas Otto to Renato Chiavi, Chief Operating Officer of DHL Danzas Air & Ocean. “Cooperation between DHL Danzas Air & Ocean and Lufthansa Cargo is characterised by supreme professionalism and strong joint growth. It is our great pleasure to present this award to DHL Danzas Air & Ocean,” said Jansen.

Lufthansa Cargo’s Global Partnership Programme links the logistics services provider with twelve globally active forwarders with which it generates close to 50% of its business. Besides DHL Danzas Air & Ocean, the twelve include Exel, K’hne+Nagel, UTi, Hellmann, Schenker, Panalpina, Geologistics, ABX, UPS SCS, EGL and Nippon Express.