Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network cargo operator and multiaward winner, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which was held from 25-27 February, 2020 in Mumbai, India. The company won the award for its valuable contribution to the air cargo industry in a highly competitive and one of the fastest growing markets in the world.
Commenting on the award, Ethiopian Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are honored to have won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ award which bears testimony to our leading cargo and logistics services in Africa and different parts of the world, catalyzing multi-faceted growth in all the regions we serve. We have been investing heavily in facilities and freighters, which enabled us to continuously expand our services and deliver safe, secure, dependable and competitive cargo and logistics services worldwide. The award will spur us to further excel in our operations.”
The company has built the largest cargo terminal in Africa with a capacity of close to 1 million tons annually. It delivers cargo services spanning across 57 international destinations in Africa, the Gulf, Middle East, Asia, North Americas, Latin America and Europe with 10 B777F and two B737F aircrafts. In the 2018/19 fiscal year, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services uplifted a total of 432,417,404 kg cargo.
Ethiopian Airlines is the largest aviation group in Africa and one of the reputed aviation brands in the world. Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 127 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes 126 ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin; with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.
Ethiopian Airlines Group comprises of seven business centers: Ethiopian International Passenger Services, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Ethiopian Express Services, Ethiopian MRO Services, Ethiopian Aviation Academy, Ethiopian Airports and Ethiopian Ground Services. The airline is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past eight years.