ICTSI, Manila flagship nominated in logistics tilt
Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and its flagship operation at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) have once again been nominated in the AFLAS (Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards), honoring the best in the world of freight and logistics, the company said in its press release.
ICTSI joins other top global port operators in vying for the coveted title of Best Global Container Terminal Operator, while the MICT is nominated for the Best Container Terminal in Asia (Under 4m TEUs) category. The awards is organized by Hong Kong-based Asia Cargo News, one of the more prominent and important shipping and logistics publications.
Determined by votes cast by more than 15,000 port stakeholders from around the world, the 2018 AFLAS recognizes companies and organizations which demonstrate leadership as well as consistency and dedication to service quality, innovation, customer relationship management and reliability.
Since its takeover of the MICT 30 years ago in 1988, ICTSI consistently invested in the terminal – increasing annual capacity five-fold, expanding and improving infrastructure and cargo handling fleet, and automating processes and systems making it the largest and most modern in the country today at par with the world’s best.
ICTSI also brought in the global standards and best practices to its other international and domestic terminals and operations, which now span 31 terminals in 18 countries, spread across six continents.
Through the years, ICTSI has also received local and international awards and been cited corporate governance, financial administration, CSR and stakeholder engagement, and communications.
About Manila International Container Terminal
In 1988, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) won the 25 + 25 years concession to operate the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in an international tender. Since ICTSI’s takeover, MICT has increased its annual capacity five-fold, expanded its container handling fleet to make it the largest and most modern container terminal in the Philippines, and switched from a manual control system to an integrated real-time IT terminal control system. MICT is ICTSI’s flagship operation.
About International Container Terminal Services, Inc.
Headquartered and established in 1988 in Manila, Philippines, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is in the business of port development, management and operations. As an independent business with no shipping, logistics or consignee-related interests, ICTSI works and transacts transparently with any stakeholder in the port community. ICTSI’s portfolio of terminals and projects spans developed and emerging market economies in the Asia Pacific, the Americas, and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. ICTSI has received global acclaim for its public-private partnerships with governments divesting of their port assets to the private sector.