ECS wins Best GSSA Award for third year straight
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Adrien Thominet coo, ecS Group
Recently, ECS had been awarded the ‘Best General Sales and Service Agent 2013’ during Air Cargo Europe in Munich. Sponsored by AirAsia Cargo, the award was adjudged by air-cargo industry stakeholders across the world on the basis of experience of personnel employed, quality of service provision and range of value-added services available. For ECS, this award comes as third in a row after Munich in 2011 and Shanghai 2012. “We are definitely driving the right strategy with the right people and should continue to expand in the ensuing months,” said Adrien Thominet, COO, ECS Group. “Leading is not an achievement, it is a commitment-a commitment to remain the most innovative, the most creative, the most secure in order to provide our customers with best practices, best services and best tools for their cargo business,” he added. Commenting on the expectations from Indian market, Thominet maintained, “ECS finds India as one of the major cargo markets for the years to come, both for export and import. We have decided to invest heavily in building a professional set-up in India. We will provide sales support for the carriers, with whom we have a worldwide contract. We will also explore all possible GSA opportunities for this market.” Presently, ECS has presence in 32 countries with 54 subsidiaries, three handling platforms, 600 employees, 4,000 customers and 478,000 tonnes freight per annum. “With global backing of our parent company, we are proud to have extended our reach to India,” he added. Here, ECS has its offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. In addition, the company has also a representative office in Hyderabad. Thominet also asserted that ECS India has grown in last one and half years, aiming at excellent quality and tailor-made services. At present, ECS India represents 10 carriers that include Ukraine International, Brussels Airlines Cargo, XL Airways, Camair, Corsair, AeroMexico, US Airways, Tarom, Avient and Niger Air Cargo. “We are negotiating with these carriers to offer online services,” informed Thominet.