AAL Shipping gets AFLAS recognition second year in a row
AAL Shipping has reaffirmed its place among the world’s leading breakbulk and project heavy lift operators as it was named “Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo” at the 2022 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards for a consecutive year.
The award win follows a successful year for AAL in a project cargo market that has endured its share of ebbs and flows. Over the last 12 months, AAL has been optimising its service model to adapt to changing market conditions and resulting in a number of significant milestones such as trade lane expansion, record-breaking shipments, sustainable fleet expansion, and the strengthening of its presence and sailings regularity in core global markets including Asia.
Felix Schoeller, Commercial Director of AAL, commented, ‘We are honoured to have won this award. To lift your customer service to the highest level is a hard process, demanding commitment and investment across all aspects of the organisation. To maintain such a reputable status for consecutive years truly reflects an outstanding achievement from all of AAL’s Asia-based offices, supported by our global operations. Noteworthy is that such performance has been delivered in the midst of challenging times for the Asia market, characterised by highs and lows for the local shipping sector and residual fall-out from the global COVID pandemic still being dealt with.”
“AAL has been extensively involved in the Asian project cargo market for almost three decades and, as we’ve grown our local presence, Asia has similarly prospered. We have served many of the biggest names and most exciting industrial and infrastructure projects in the region. Such recognition of our hard work is warmly appreciated and we accept this award on behalf of the whole company,” adds Jack Zhou, AAL’s General Manager and Chief Representative in China.