Double Honors for Bolloré Logistics at the 2019 AFLAS Awards

September 2nd, 2019

On June 17th, Bolloré Logistics was named the “Best Green Logistics Operator” for the third consecutive year, and “Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea” for the first time at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards held, at the Asia Society Hong Kong.

Organized by Asia Cargo News, the annual event pays tribute to transport and logistics service providers for their excellence in service quality, innovation, reliability and customer relationship management. Over 15,000 of shippers and customers voted for this year’s awards, making it a true representation of the industry experts’ opinions.

On behalf of Bolloré Logistics, Mr. Claude Mascolo, Managing Director at Bolloré Logistics Hong Kong, was honored to receive the awards from the hands of Mr. Darren Barton from Asia Cargo News, and Mr. Francis Mok from Hutchison Ports.

"We are elated that Bolloré Logistics Asia-Pacific has been voted for three years consecutively as the Best Green Operator. It is a great testament to our company’s efforts to consistently provide creative, eco-friendly solutions to our customers within the Asia-Pacific region." said Mr. Claude.Winning the Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea is an acknowledgement that our sustainability policy is in the right direction, emboldening us to move forward with our plans," he added.

Ms. Joyce Goh, whom is in-charge of Ocean Freight at Bolloré Logistics Asia-Pacific commented, “It is a great privilege to receive this award for Best Logistics Service Provider - Sea. We are a strong believer in creating a good relationship with our partners to establish an exceptional service level for our customers, and we are honored to know that our efforts are recognized by our customers and industry with this award.”

Weaving Sustainability into the Logistics Industry

Being a central link that connects components within the supply chain, the transport and logistics sector plays a pivotal role in integrating sustainable development along the chain. It is within this context that Bolloré Logistics launched its new CSR "Powering Sustainable Logistics" program that has been rolled out in more than 100 countries. With this program, the environmental and societal value of the company has been boosted at every stage of the supply chain, helping its clients achieve a long-term international growth while underlining its commitment to sustainable global trade.

Bolloré Logistics has been deeply committed to greener transportation by partnering with the best-in-class carriers, making the newest and greenest transport modes available to all customers. Our detailed in-house GHG calculator and dashboard is a key tool for our customers to understand, monitor and reduce their transportation footprint.  

In relation to reducing GHGs emissions and air pollutants, Bolloré Logistics worked on an initiative that focuses on road transportation in Asia. The opening of two road lines, Singapore – Kuala Lumpur and Singapore – Bangkok, is a greener alternative to air shipment, allowing more than 90% reduction in CO2 emissions.

Internally, Bolloré Logistics incorporates green practices in their warehouses and offices. A “3R: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” policy was introduced to minimize waste, while operations get a boost in energy-efficiency by harnessing the power of smart technologies such as Internet of Things, robotics and automation system.

Read more about Bolloré Logistics CSR Report for 2018

About Asia Cargo News

Written by leading transport and cargo industry journalists, Asia Cargo News is a vital source of intelligence for cargo, logistics and supply chain companies located in and doing business in Asia. The newspaper includes a range of in-depth features, news and analysis designed to meet the information needs of industry decision-makers.


Photo (left): Mr. Claude Mascolo receiving the “Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea” award from Mr. Francis Mok, Human Resources Director, Hutchison Ports, on June 17th, 2019.

Photo (right): Mr. Claude Mascolo receiving the “Best Green Logistics Operator” award from Mr. Darren Barton, Publisher, Asia Cargo News.

Credit: Asia Cargo News

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