SINGAPORE, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
DHL Global Forwarding Singapore, the freight forwarding arm of DHL, the world's leading logistics company, in Singapore, has been awarded a prestigious business win with Singapore Airlines. As the provider of choice for Singapore Airlines, DHL will manage global transportation of all in-flight amenities from Singapore Airlines - mainly through its distribution hubs in China, Germany and Singapore - to all of its network destinations and offices in the world. The contract covers both ocean freight and air freight services.
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As part of the contract, DHL will also provide all inland transportation services to Singapore Airlines' China and Germany hubs through its Supply Chain unit. The operations commenced as of 15 January, at Singapore Airlines' hub in Singapore, and are expected to roll out in China and Germany in April and May, respectively.
Commenting on the win, Sam Ang, CEO, Southeast Asia, DHL Global Forwarding, said: "This is a prestigious win for DHL and we look forward to bringing our worldwide logistics and international knowledge and expertise to this project. We are confident that DHL can help Singapore Airlines deliver reduced costs and enhanced logistics efficiency, in order to meet global passenger demands. We are very excited about this partnership with Singapore Airlines, one of the leading airlines in the world, as this contract further reinforces our footing in international aviation logistics."
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