Maya for the best in the industry
The India Cargo Awards – North & East 2015 felicitated the achievers at the regional level. Held at Crowne Plaza Tonk Road Jaipur on December 9, 2015, the ceremony brought together the well known faces of the industry.
After the grand success of the first edition in Goa, India Cargo Awards travelled to the pink city of India to celebrate the achievers from North and East regions. The evening was graced by Mohan Lal Gupta, First Mayor of Jaipur and current MLA of Jaipur city and Dr Tanushree Pandey, Mrs India 2015.
The awards were presented for various cargo and logistics segments such as air, surface, General Sales Agents (GSA), 3PL ground handling, custom house agents, to name a few. The objective of the firstof-its-kind cargo awards is to recognise the talent within the industry. Acknowledging the endeavour of the organisers, Gupta said, “Jaipur is becoming a business centre with industrialisation in full swing. Handicrafts and manufacturing are growing here. It is also an IT hub. The possibilities for logistics are very high in Jaipur.”
SL Sharma, Immediate Past President, Air Cargo Agents As- sociation of India (ACAAI) said, “The best part is that now cargo is getting recognition and I would like to congratulate the team from DDP for honouring the achievers.”
Cheerful about the industry’s reaction, SanJeet, Director, DDP Group said, “There are many awards on the national and global levels but the real heroes come from the different regions and far corners of the country. To ensure that the awards are unbiased, we have adopted an online voting system. This gives the industry an opportunity to create the award, choose and nominate and they can vote for themselves too. The nominations were received from 46 categories and three new categories were added by the industry.”
THE WINNERS Vipin Vohra, Chairman & Managing Director, Continental Carriers & Convenor, FFFAI joined the Gallery of Legends. The DDP Game Changer award went to Pukhraj Singh Chug, Managing Director, Group Concorde. The DDP Trailblazer award was given to Sanjiv Edward, Head Cargo Business, Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL). The Face of the Future award was received by Yashpal Sharma, Director, Skyways Group. The Mentor Cargo Industry was awarded to Mahesh P Trikha, Managing Director, Aargus Global Logistics. The Best Cargo Professional award went to Rajendra Dubey, Managing Director, ECS Group.
Vipin Vohra, Chairman & Managing Director, Continental Carriers joins the ‘Gallery of Legends’
Yashpal Sharma, Director, Skyways Group is the ‘Face of the Future’
Pukhraj Singh Chug, Managing Director, Group Concorde is the ‘DDP Game Changer’
Sanjiv Edward, Head Cargo Business, DIAL becomes the ‘DDP Trailblazer’
Chaimran and Managing Director Continental Carriers & Convenor, FFFAI It’s a big achivement for me. I would like to thank India Cargo Award for showing this honour to me and my company. It was an excellent evening and well organised. I enjoyed a lot.
Vinod K Chaudhary Former President, Delhi Custom Clearing Agents Association,
FFFAI & Former Vice Chairman, South Asia Federation of Freight Forwarders The evening was grand and the award function was well organised. It is a good concept and will certainly encourage the industry. There is a big change now and this change will give them the stamina to take the cargo industry to new heights with technologies and new thoughts.
I am really delighted. This is a real honour and I am humbled by the recognition we got from the industry and the love I got from the industry. It was excellently organised and there was detailed planning which I could see and it was for the right duration and great care has been taken in recognising people who really contribute to the industry.
Head – Cargo Business, DIAL
It was a wonderful evening. I am thankful to DDP Publications for honouring me with this award. I would like to complement the group for starting these awards and awarding the best performers of the industry.
Managing Director, PS Atree
Director, Skyways Group I am really happy and excited. The evening was fantastic. There are not too many award functions in this industry and this is my first award so would like to wish success to the team. We look forward to more of these kind of awards.
We really appreciate DDP for recognising our company’s efforts. The evening was well organised and DDP has given the right recognition to industry players. In short, I can just say, these awards are a game changer for the industry.
Pukhraj Singh Chug
Managing Director, Group Concorde
From the best GSA to the best preferred GSA, we are climbing up the ladder. This is an achievement. I really enjoyed the evening. I would like to thank DDP for this mega event. And, we look forward to more events.
Commercial Director, ECS Group
It was a wonderful feeling of receiving the Mentor Cargo Industry award. I would like to congratulate the DDP Group which brought these awards. This is an honour for the industry.
Mahesh P Trikha
Managing Director Aargus Global Logistics