Shipping and Logistics giant McDan Group of Companies has added yet another award to its trophy collections.
The established shipping and logistics firm picked three Awards in the prestigious Ghana Shippers Awards recently held in Accra.
Group chairman, Dr. Daniel McKorley was adjudged the best entrepreneur of the year.
The company also shrugged off stiff competition from recognized companies to win the Brand of the Year Award as well as Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Head of Sales and Marketing of McDan Shipping Company Limited, Mr Obodai Sai in a post-event interview said: “We have always stood for excellence, and will continue to set high standards in the industry. Certainly, this will urge us on to go the extra mile.”
Team work and inspiration from Dr McKorley, he said played a key role in this feat.
The Ghana Shippers Awards provides a platform to recognise individuals and companies that play significant role in the growth and development of this industry, while recognising the key functions with the industry that promote growth and sustainability.
This year’s Awards was on the theme “Recognizing achievement in the shipping industry “.
The McDan Group having supported countless entities and individuals from education, through sports to the arts has become a household name.
Dr. Daniel McKorley receives the enterprenuer of the year award 2016.
It is a new day! A new week! A new quarter! A whole new level of possibilities!
At McDan Shipping Ltd, we believe in providing innovative, impressive, premium quality and competitive logistics solutions to our global customers and partners. We achieve this by employing expertise, technical know-how, experienced dedicated personnel and global resources. This has been translated into our vast and diverse portfolio and can be referenced in our latest project. This project involved Offloading a whole vessel of fertilizer.
We were able to offload the vessel in record time to beat deadlines thereby saving client demurrage costs at the Tema port. We engaged about 237 trucks to undertake direct loading.
All documentation and custom formalities were done prior to vessel arrival. The timeline for the project was two weeks from ETA of the vessel, but thanks to the excellent coordination , management and planning of our team, the project was executed within a week.
We took delivery to different locations nationwide. Delivery locations include Koforidua (2 h 3 min /98.5 km), Nsawam (1 h 14 min /58.8 km), Anyinam (2 h 14 min /133.8 km) and Kumasi (4 h 47 min /276.3 km), POL: Vietnam
POD: Tema, Ghana
Vessel: MILITIADES II
Weight 19500 bags x 50kgs = 975 tons
McDan Shipping is currently the leading Freight forwarding company in West Africa with the most experienced staff when it comes to Shipping, Logistics and Freight forwarding.
The battle lines have been drawn for the best four in the male and female categories of the ongoing McDan West African Tennis Open.
The stage has reached when and where the best set their minds on the prizes at stake.
The winner of the tournament takes home a whooping cash prize of $ 3,000 plus sponsors products after the grand finale on Saturday.
This year the sponsors include McDan Shipping & Logistics, GNPC, Twellium (Rush Energy Drink), Cocobod and AFWEST Security.
The top four doing battle in the female division are Angel Macleod versus Lizzy Airhunmwunde in an all Nigeria affair. Sarah Adegoke of Nigeria also faces Emma Cudjoe of Ghana.
In the male division, Felix Hounkpevi of Benin will battle hot favourite Jeff Bagerbaseh of Ghana, before top seed Thomas Sethidji from Togo meets Ghana’s Wisdom Na- Adjrago
Many fans watching the tournament are predicting a Thomas Setodji versus Japheth Zeus Bagerbaseh final – and they are sure the Togolese top-seed Setodji can win on Saturday.