NOL Group Scoops Two Limited Brands Logistics Services Award
Singapore, 28 January 2005 – Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the global transport and logistics company, has won two awards for the integrated supply chain and container shipping solutions it provides the logistics division of US-based retailer, Limited Brands, Inc.
The “Distinguished Service Award 2005” recognizes NOL's ability to execute on time a highly effective integration of the consolidation business of Limited Brands division Limited Logistics Services, from global origins to destinations, across all businesses, through the work of its container shipping line APL and supply chain management unit, APL Logistics.
The second award for “Network on-time Performance” recognizes the achievements of APL Liner as the top delivering ocean carrier for Limited Logistics in 2004. This was despite the challenges posed by the congestion at US West Coast ports.
Limited Logistics Services Senior Manager of International Transportation Mr John T. Joseph said, “Both APL and APL Logistics at the NOL Group have a proven ability to perform consistently and reliably Not only did they provide consistent and superior levels of customer service support, but they also offered accurate and timely market information. Perhaps most importantly, they provided flexibility and solutions to work around market disruptions and business challenges.”
In giving APL its award, Mr Joseph said, “APL was well ahead of the developing problems on the West Coast and first to alert us and offer additional support in their network to avoid having substantial delays during peak season. I am personally very pleased at the overall effort demonstrated to truly forge a stronger partnership in all regards during such a challenging year.”
APL CEO, Mr Ron Widdows, said, ”We will continue to work hard to reduce the impact of the severe infrastructure pressures on our customers by working with them to flow their cargo efficiently.”
APL Logistics CEO Mr Hans Hickler said, “These awards highlight the strengths of our integrated liner/logistics solutions. It is particularly significant coming from such a valued global customer and represents the best possible endorsement of our service offerings.”
About Limited Brands
Limited Brands is a worldwide leader in lingerie, personal care and apparel. Its globally recognized brands include Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, Express, Express Men's, Limited Stores, White Barn Candle Co. and Henri Bendel. Limited Brands presently operates over 3,800 specialty stores.
NOL is a Singapore-based global transportation and logistics company. Its container transportation arm, APL, provides customers around the world with container transportation services that combine high quality inter-modal operations with state-of-the-art information technology. Its supply chain services arm, APL Logistics, provides international, end-to-end logistics services, employing the latest IT and data connectivity for maximum supply chain visibility and control. NOL Web site: www.nol.com.sg
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