The British International Freight Association (BIFA) recently recognized the winners of its Freight Service Awards during an annual ceremony with award recipients in 9 categories. The winner of the Project Forwarding Award was ASCO Freight Management.
From the ASCO press release:
ASCO Freight Management has won the Project Forwarding Award for 2006 from the British International Freight Association (BIFA).
The competition, in its 18th year, encourages and recognizes special achievements in standards, professionalism and customer focus in different sectors of the freight industry. ASCO previously received the Special Services Award from BIFA in 2005.
During the Awards ceremony, host, BBC News Journalist Stephen Sackur, said “One of ASCO’s main priorities in providing logistics services for the construction of a new-build oil production platform was health and safety resulting in zero incidents throughout the project’s three year duration. Careful consolidation also meant fewer vessel requirements and subsequent cost savings to the customer. The judging panel selected ASCO as the winner due to the level of financial saving made to their customer whilst ensuring that the highest standards of health and safety was adhered to within this extremely complex, high-tech project.”
AFM is an international freight forwarding company with offices in Aberdeen, Houston and Calgary which specialises in the provision of project forwarding services to the global energy sector.