AFKLMP Cargo adds two Dutch companies to its SAF program
May 29, 2021: Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) has signed agreements with the two main Dutch freight forwarders Best Global Logistics (BGL) and Fast Forward Freight – for their participation in its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) program.
BGL has joined the AFKLMP SAF program for its 2021 maritime logistics expeditions (spare parts for ships), as part of its Going Green strategy.
John Burgstra, Co-CEO of GTS Group and Director of BGL Group, said: “We are very pleased to have AFKLMP Cargo by our side, as a leading partner active in operating and promoting the reduction of carbon emissions in air freight. industry. We are ready to take responsibility for the next generation of air cargo. We really want to empower our customers and the industry as a whole to make more sustainable decisions. Through innovative tailor-made solutions, ambitious programs and reliable business practices, we strive to provide green logistics solutions for our world. ”
As a global freight forwarder with a leading role in maritime logistics, BGL, in cooperation with 4PL’s sister company Marinetrans, wishes to set an example for many other players in the sector. With that in mind, they recently introduced their Going Green strategy. The SAF program is an important part of the Going Green goal and enables BGL to connect people and goods through sustainable logistics.
Fast Forward Freight is committed to being the industry leader by minimizing the impact of its activities on the environment. This ambition is an important reason to join and invest in AFKLMP’s SAF program. The company monitors its impact on the environment and sets continuous improvement objectives.
Marc Terpstra, CEO of Fast Forward Freight, said: “Fast Forward Freight, in its master plan, will use every opportunity to be sustainable in its day-to-day operations. In this sector, every step forward makes a big difference, and that is our social responsibility. “
Bernard Geersing, Benelux Director of AFKLMP Cargo, added: “We are extremely satisfied with the will and concrete commitment of our Dutch partners Best Global Logistics and Fast Forward Freight to shape our common ambition for a more sustainable future. Together, we are pioneers in a field that will develop in our businesses and in society. “
By participating in the program, customers not only reduce their carbon footprint, but confirm their commitment to lead the industry towards a more sustainable future.