|02.07.12 - DB Schenker achieves Cargo 2000 Platinum status|
DB Schenker achieves Cargo 2000 Platinum status
Highest level of quality management in global air freight
(Essen/Berlin, June 19, 2012) Cargo 2000, the air cargo industry quality standard, has announced that DB Schenker Logistics has reached Platinum Membership. Thus, the leading position of DB Schenker in air freight and its quality management is acknowledged. So far, DB Schenker is one of two logistics providers and five carriers in the world having reached this classification.
Cargo 2000 brings together more than 80 major airlines, forwarders, and third parties in air freight and is a self funded non-profit industry group with the mission to create and implement the quality standard and management system for the worldwide air cargo industry. It is considered as the deepest and most far-reaching quality improvement initiative in the air cargo’s history. The Cargo 2000 Membership Classification consists of four levels, from “Member” via “Silver” and “Gold” to “Platinum”. It is based on a points system that objectively measures a company’s integration of Cargo 2000 into its daily business processes.
“We are proud that we have reached this classification,” said Thomas Mack, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Air Freight at Schenker AG. “And this is more than only a good news for our customers, as it shows how seriously we take increasing the quality of air cargo processes internally and externally. Cargo 2000 is one of our daily internal measurement tools in place to facilitate, enhance and maintain our high quality standards.”