HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 28 September 2018 - Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) is pleased to announce that it has won the Logistics Award at the 2018 Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Awards (the 'Awards') for the first time, conferred at the ceremony held in Singapore last night. Kerry Logistics was named the Global Freight Solutions Provider of the Year at the Lloyd's List Global Freight Awards in 2017.
Organised annually by the London-headquartered Lloyd's List, one of the world's oldest continuously running journals, the Awards are one in a series of seven, aiming to recognise the industry's successes and acknowledge the dedication and innovation that have emerged from the previous year.
The Logistics Awards recipient, selected by a panel of independent, industry-respected judges, was deemed to have best served shipping customers within the end-to-end land and sea supply chain in the Asia Pacific region. Kerry Logistics was lauded for successfully helping one of its automotive key accounts enhance import/export efficiency and achieve savings through innovative buyer's consolidation solutions in the region.
William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, said, "We are delighted to receive such a prestigious honour from the highly-esteemed Lloyd's List. We wish to thank the judges for recognising our devotion to innovation and putting forward creative new solutions for our customers in a timely manner. At a time when the global supply chain is reshaping at a high speed, Kerry Logistics is determined to provide our customers with flexible and cost-competitive solutions to help them adapt to rapid market changes."
Kerry Logistics was ranked No. 9 on the Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarders List 2018 published by Transport Topics and Armstrong & Associates, Inc. It offers international shipping customers in origin and destination countries with end-to-end supply chain solutions as well as ocean-rail and ocean-land services across Eurasia.
About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
Kerry Logistics is an Asia-based, global 3PL with the strongest network in Asia. Its core competency is providing highly customised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs and improve response time to market. Kerry Logistics has a network covering 53 countries and territories, and is managing 53 million sq ft of land and logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2017-2018.
About Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Awards
The Lloyd's List Asia Pacific Awards recognise and embrace APAC as the world's fastest growing economic region. With the industry's pace of change occurring at unparalleled speed, shipping is looking for role models and innovation and Lloyd's List is proud to encourage and recognise such endeavours through our awards programme around the world.