Neptune Orient Lines (NOL).
Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), a global cargo transportation company
based in Singapore, was recently voted Shipping Line of the Year at the
International Freighting Awards hosted in London. The IFW Awards are
associated with UK publication International Freighting Weekly. In
February 2005, industry daily Lloyd's List also recognized NOL as
Shipping Line of the Year, making their recent honor the second within
the year. "NOL was felt to have adopted an intelligent utilization
and yield management strategy, which will safeguard it when the business
cycle turns. The judges were particularly impressed with NOL's
service-minded approach to its customers," said the IFW judging
panel. NOL is the parent company of global container transportation
provider APL and supply chain management specialist APL Logistics.