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The cargo team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is celebrating after winning the Airport of the Year 2019 Award at the Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards.
Schiphol was recognised for its commitment to cargo development, innovative approach to digitising processes through the Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP), and ongoing collaborative projects within the Cargo Community.
"At Schiphol, we are dedicated to operating an efficient and smart cargo hub and we are committed to delivering high-quality products and services to our customers," said Bart Pouwels, Head of Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
"In 2018, we maintained our position as Europe’s third largest air cargo hub, and we will continue to collaborate with the Cargo Community as we work to shape Europe’s smartest cargo hub through digital innovation and sustainable practices."
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol recently announced a renewed collaborative partnership with Atlanta Airport and welcomed Edwin Wenink as the new Program Manager for SCMP.
"Winning this award is an amazing recognition of our Cargo Community’s hard work and I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the common achievements and successes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol," said Pouwels.
"Thank you for the recognition by the readers of Air Cargo Week and, globally, the air cargo fanciers for voting for us – you have humbled us."
The Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards winners were announced at a gala awards ceremony on Wednesday evening at The Westin Grand Hotel in Munich, Germany.
The winners were selected from an initial nomination stage, followed by the announcement of a shortlist and a voting stage for readers of Air Cargo Week.