March 27 - Munich based logistics concern GROUP7 has been named a Lufthansa Cargo Business Partner - just seven years after its founding.

GROUP7 fulfilled all of the conditions set out in the airline's cargo programme including: an increase of exports sales with Lufthansa Cargo; high quality shipment handling; and the adoption of IT systems.

Florian Pfaff, vice president area manager, Lufthansa Cargo, commented: "We depend upon strongly growing medium-sized partners such as GROUP7 to increase our market shares in the global air freight transport sector."

Florian Pfaff presents the award to GROUP7 chairman Günther Jocher.