Panalpina receives award from Sigma-Aldrich

Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Company has awarded Panalpina for «Continued Global Excellence in Dangerous Goods Transport». During a recent visit, Panalpina CEO Monika Ribar received the award from Peter Schüle, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and responsible for global logistics.

«This is a major milestone in our long lasting partnership with Sigma-Aldrich. We are very proud to receive this award and take it as an extra motivation to keep growing globally with Sigma-Aldrich», says Panalpina CEO Monika Ribar. In their tenth year of close collaboration, Panalpina has become Sigma-Aldrich’s preferred partner for air freight, global partner for complete solutions including dedicated services to India and China as well as for inbound traffic from the USA to Europe.

«The award recognizes years of successful business relationship with Panalpina which has evolved from basic freight forwarding to a multifaceted, integrated supply chain partnership. The strong focus on reducing cycle times while achieving consistent lead times provides a significant contribution to the service improvements that we have delivered to our customers over the last years», says Peter Schüle, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and responsible for global logistics.


Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Its chemical and biochemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing. The Company has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals, and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use its products. Sigma-Aldrich operates in 38 countries and has 7,800 employees providing excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to Accelerating Customer Success through Innovation and Leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service.

About Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 75 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 90 countries. Panalpina employs 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.