On 9th September 2020, Sealand – A Maersk Company Asia was presented with the Cavalry Award from customer Abbott Nutrition’s annual Provider of the Year Awards.

A well-known global manufacturer of nutritional goods and supplements, Abbott Nutrition is recognized for products such as Similac, PediaSure, Pedialyte, Ensure, Glucerna, EAS and ZonePerfect. As many consumers with special dietary needs rely on Abbott products for their nutrition, logistics is a critical component of their business. Their Provider of the Year awards ceremony is held annually recognize exceptional performance of their transportation and third-party logistics providers. This year, the awarding ceremony is held virtually instead of the usual location in USA.

The Cavalry Award in particular is rewarded to individuals and their organization who demonstrated flexibility and the ability to support Abbott’s supply chain especially for urgent or ad-hoc cases.

In her speech, Abbott Nutrition’s International Logistics Director Ms Phuong Hau said: “This provider continues to demonstrate excellent performance in executing ocean freight within Asia for Abbott. Providing us with consistent, quality ocean service solutions, achieving the strongest on time performance across our network at 99%, and the flexibility and capacity to support our strong growth in Asia.”

Abbott Nutrition’s International Logistics Director Ms Phuong Hau

Yuan Feng Teo of the Sealand Singapore Sales team accepted the award in behalf of the whole team. 

"For Sealand - A Maersk Company and I, it all started as an email from John a couple of years back. Today is a result of many emails, phone calls and all sorts of communication methods imaginable to humankind," said Yuan Feng in his acceptance speech. "We are proud to be able to move Abbott's cargoes to where it needs to go so that the people who need them gets them on time, everytime."

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