PETALING JAYA: The cargo division of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) yesterday launched its halal logistics service after it received the MS2400-Halal Certification from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) on May 1, 2019.

This makes MASkargo the first air logistic company in the world to be halal-certified.

MASkargo’s chief executive officer Ibrahim Mohamed Salleh said the new service is tailored to cater to the needs of the halal industry for reliable, safe and secure air cargo handling.

“The target is to meet the logistics part of the halal supply chain needs, and we do this by maintaining the halal integrity of the shipment throughout the supply chain.

“MASkargo also aims at creating a competitive advantage for the country as the main halal corridor that would enhance trade network linking halal business worldwide,” he said at the launch of the new service here.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof launched the new service.

The MS2400 prescribes management system requirements for assurance of the halalan-toyyiban integrity of goods and/or cargo being handled through various mode of transportation. – Bernama