Karachi: Gerry’s dnata, Pakistan’s largest ground services provider, has won a prestigious award for achieving the highest safety standards. The company has been recognised for its industry-leading health & safety risk assessment and control procedures at the 7th International Environment, Health & Safety Awards.

Syed Haris Raza, vice president of Gerry’s dnata, said: “Safety is a fundamental, uncompromising tenet of our business, and one of our six corporate values. We’ve integrated safety in all aspects of our operations and engage our people at all levels of the organisation in continuous improvement.

“This award is a testament to our team’s hard work and industry-leading achievements. I am immensely proud of my colleagues and thank them for their relentless commitment to ensuring the highest level of safety for our customers and their passengers, every day.”

The International Environment, Health & Safety Awards are organised by the Professionals Network with the aim of honouring leadership and best practices across various industries in Pakistan. The awards are supported by the Pakistan Safety Council (PSC).

A trusted partner of over 20 international airlines, Gerry’s dnata provides quality and safe ground handling and cargo services at seven airports in Pakistan.  The company has been recently awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the safe and reliable pharmaceutical handling services at the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Karachi.

Gerry’s dnata also achieved IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration in Pakistan, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditation at Karachi International Airport following successful completion of ISAGO audits.  ISAGO is an industry global standard for the oversight and audit of ground service providers.