TIACA received 23 applications for the Awards from a diverse group of companies advancing sustainability in air cargo industry, including areas of carbon reduction, drones, humanitarian aid, waste reduction, packaging, ULDs, process efficiencies, people and COVID-19 relief.
“More than ever before, sustainable solutions and processes are critical to ensure long-term relevance and profitability of the air cargo industry. We were pleased with the diversity of applications to this year’s Awards and impressed by their quality. I am convinced that with such a broad array of young start-ups and well large businesses pushing the limits in innovation our industry’s sustainable future is bright,” said Céline Hourcade, Transition Director and Head of Sustainability Program, TIACA.
“I congratulate all the finalists of the Awards and look forward to hearing more about their solutions at the Digital Air Cargo Forum this December.”
All entries were evaluated by an independent panel of five judges: Chris McDermott, CEO, CHAMP Cargosystems, Deniz Kargaci, Manager, Corporate Sustainability Management, Turkish Airlines, Eng Naif Al-Abri, CEO, TRANSOM, Steven Polmans, Director Cargo and Logistics, Brussels Airport and Susy Schoneberg, Head, Flexport. The evaluation criteria included the three aspects of sustainability – environmental, social, economic – as well as innovation and practical applicability of presented solutions.