DHL unveils CARE Award for air freight sector
DHL has unveiled its CARE Award, which recognises air cargo carriers who meet a new standard for reliability and quality in their transport of temperature-sensitive life sciences products. The first recipients of the new award were: American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Swiss International Air Lines and United Cargo.
The DHL CARE Award was presented at the 16th DHL Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Conference which took place in Miami this week.
The four airlines who received the DHL CARE Award achieved the highest ranking out of a pool of 15 carriers who were evaluated in terms of performance, attention to quality and innovative leadership. The ranking included such performance and excellence indicators as shipment temperature consistency, effective communication, process compliance, airport hub assessments and near-real-time data sharing.