Lufthansa Cargo names DHL Global Forwarding as its top customer

Lufthansa Cargo presented the ‘Planet Award of Excellence’ to DHL Global Forwarding in Frankfurt on Thursday last week – an award it gives out to its top customer.

The air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group based in Bonn picked up the award for the fifth time.

Lufthansa Cargo member of the executive board responsible for product and sales, Dr. Alexis von Hoensbroech said: “With DHL Global Forwarding we combine a highly professional cooperation at all levels, which is characterized by mutual respect and trust.

“This is also reflected in the very strong growth over the last two years under intensive use of our special products. DHL Global Forwarding was also our top-selling customer worldwide – in the past business year and beyond.”

The award was presented to DHL Global Forwarding’s chief operating officer Tobias Meyer. He said: “We are very pleased to receive this award again. Our customers in particular benefit from the excellent cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo, which has been outstanding for many years. And that in turn contributes sustainably to our joint success.”

Lufthansa Cargo’s says its Global Partnership Program is a central platform for the sustainable growth of the carrier and its largest customers.

The 11 global partners which in addition to DHL Global Forwarding also include CEVA, Dachser, DB Schenker, DHL Express, DSV, Expeditors, Hellmann, Kühne+Nagel, Panalpina and UPS, account for around half of Lufthansa Cargo’s revenue.