Shashi Kiran Shetty awarded 'Lifetime Contribution to Freight' at the Global Freight Awards 2015

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 24-11-2015        Tweet

MUMBAI: The Founder and Chairman of Allcargo Logistics Ltd, Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty has been awarded the prestigious “Lifetime Contribution to Freight” at the Global Freight Awards 2015.

The awards ceremony was held in London on 19th November 2015. Now in its 19th year, the Global Freight Awards (formerly known as the IFW Awards) is a truly prestigious event, celebrating the expertise of one of the world’s most important industries. The awards are a vibrant celebration of the key players in the world of freight.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Shetty said: “This is indeed another proud moment in my professional life. It is truly a privilege to be recognized amongst the global players in the freight and logistics industry. I am thankful for all the support given by my industry colleagues and mentors, without which I wouldn’t have achieved this success. We, at Allcargo, will continue to make valuable contributions which will benefit the industry and all the stakeholders in the long run”.

This award was presented to Mr. Shetty as recognition for his contribution to the well being of the logistics & freight industry. Spanning a marvelous career of over four decades, Mr. Shetty is the pioneer and a visionary who has taken Indian logistics industry to a global scale. Under his leadership today Allcargo is India’s largest logistics company in the private sector listed on BSE & NSE and an Indian multinational whose consolidated revenues are expected to cross over USD 2 billion by 2020.

This award adds another "prestigious" feather to his cap after being conferred with the “Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II” by the Royalty of Belgium and an “Honorary Doctorate” by Mangalore University in the recent past.