ICTSI named best transport firm

Published September 24, 2021, 1:56 PM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) was recognized as the Philippines’ best transport company by financial magazine Asiamoney.

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ICTSI, the country’s largest port operator was the most outstanding company under the Transport Sector category of the magazine’s Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll 2021.

The citation was based on ICTSI’s financial performance, management team excellence, investor relations, and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Winning the award for the second time since 2019, ICTSI joins 189 other publicly listed companies that were voted by some 1,071 managers, buy-side analysts, bankers, and research analysts.

A total of 5,787 votes were cast in this year’s poll, which ended last July 16.

ICTSI’s global portfolio currently includes 34 terminals in 20 countries in the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Including its flagship Manila International Container Terminal at the Port of Manila, ICTSI operates 11 terminals in the Philippines.

Since the start of the pandemic, ICTSI ensured its terminal operations worldwide continue unimpeded and disruptions to the local supply chains remain minimal.

In the Philippines, ICTSI led the private sector effort to assist the government in procuring COVID-19 vaccines.

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The company also donated vaccines to both the national and local governments and shouldered the construction of a mega vaccination facility.