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Category Definitions

1. Best E-Commerce Carrier

When consumers buy they expect more than high-speed shipping. The need to deliver express has made air cargo an essential component of cross-border e-commerce. The airline recognised for this award has transformed to meet the needs of shippers and merchants alike.

2. Best E-Commerce Forwarder

In the e-commerce world, a service-level agreement has a whole different meaning and leading forwarders deliver the whole package. The search is on for the forwarder that has clearly stood out in fulfilling orders down to each piece.

3. Global Express Provider of the Year

When you talk about express shipments, you need to talk about air cargo. In this category, we recognise the integrators and air shipping companies that are best in class when it comes to expanding their global networks to deliver and move packages on time and on schedule.

4. Regional Express Provider of the Year

In a regional setting, express shipments move by air and different modes. In this category, we recognise the integrators and shipping companies that have dominated their line-haul network to deliver and move packages on time and on schedule.

5. Global Logistics Provider of the Year

This category belongs to the company that provides integrated management over the flow of goods to keep global supply chains connected. The winner has exuded expertise in delivering the full logistics package, from shipping, inventory, warehousing, and packaging to security functions and digital solutions.

6. Regional Logistics Provider of the Year

This category is reserved for the company that offers specialised logistics and transport services for shippers and manufacturers in its region. Here we recognise forwarders, courier companies and service providers that have garnered service excellence and are on their way to the global stage.

7. IT Provider of the Year

IT has enabled the airlines and logistics providers with new tools to exchange data and make it more transparent for everyone in the supply chain. This category is for a proven expert in providing seamless service and IT solutions that drive the industry towards digital transformation.

8. Leasing Provider of the Year

Aircraft lessors have access to the most accurate aviation finance data and analytics to make the right decisions in managing physical assets and at the same time providing service. The search is on for an outstanding lessor who can prove his credentials are not only exceptional, but the best.

9. GSSA of the Year

Cargo sales agents or GSSAs know their markets and the usual go-to for airlines looking to expand or start up. This category is reserved for the company that has delivered the whole package to manage the gritty work in operating cargo flights.

10. Cold Chain Service Provider of the Year

We can’t mention the air cargo and logistics supply chain unless we mention the cold chain services providers who provide the equipment and techology to enable the movement of perishables and pharmaceuticals by air as needed. This award belongs to the company that has a certified track record of excellence and industry compliance.

11. MRO/Conversions Provider of the Year

The role of MRO and conversion providers go way beyond air cargo to encompass the whole aviation industry. In this new category, we recognise the aerospace engineers and experts that are enabling airlines to make cost-effective moves in managing their fleet.

12. Asia Pacific Airport of the Year

Airports are the gateway of the communities that surround them and are the official transit points for air cargo around the globe. In this category, we recognise the most outstanding airport In Asia Pacific that has provided key infrastructure to the air transport industry.

13. European Airport of the Year

Airports are the gateway of the communities that surround them and are the official transit points for air cargo around the globe. In this category, we recognise the top European airport that has provided key infrastructure to the air transport industry.

14. Ground Handler of the Year

Ground and cargo handling is a crucial service in airport communities and an essential link in the air cargo and logistics supply chain. New technologies are helping the industry forward and the winner has been a solid performer in untapping opportunities despite challenging business scenarios.

15. Low-Cost Carrier of the Year

Budget and startup airlines have shown resilience and agility and are taking on their bigger counterparts to make a name in the air cargo supply chain. The search is on for the low-cost carrier that provides more than what is expected to deliver customer satisfaction and thrive in a competitive market.

16. Belly Carrier of the Year

Some carriers have performed far above the rest in terms of carrying full belly, and it certainly has become a rare commodity nowadays. The winner is an outstanding regular performer that has adapted to the current market and made the right investments to make a balanced approach.

17. Overall Carrier of the Year

In a new economy, airlines need to adapt with new business models and restructuring to be able to navigate the uncertainties of a volatile market. This top award belongs to the carrier that has gone the extra mile in fulfilling the demand and making the right adjustments to take advantage of market opportunities.