MUMBAI: APL India hosted a Customer Appreciation cocktail party in Mumbai that gathered key customers who are supporters of APL’s European-bound services - India Pakistan Express (IPE) and India Pakistan-Mediterranean (IPM).
APL Chief Commercial Officer, Thomas Cassuto, in his keynote address, thanked APL customers for their overwhelming support. He emphasised the importance of India to APL where 3 new services – namely IPE, IPM and India East Coast Express (IEX) – were being launched over the last one year.
Cassuto also highlighted the additional coverage between China- India through the enhanced Asia Subcontinent Express (As1), Asia Subcontinent Express 5 (AS5), China India Express (CIX) and North Asia Subcontinent Express (CI3) services which would be offering 2 weekly sailings each at Mundra, Pipavav and Nhava Sheva in December 2017.
APL pioneered containerisation in India in 1973 and has a strong brand following and loyalty among Indian customers.
Michel Azrak, Regional Director, APL India Subcontinent and Ajay Kumar, Head Commercial, APL India also attended the occasion.