Hanoi, Vietnam, 31 August 2011 - Kerry Logistics is continuing its expansion in Vietnam, opening a new logistics centre in Hanoi. The 10,000 sq.m facility will focus on providing a broad range of logistics services for the electronics and hi-tech, fashion and garments, food and beverage, and industrial sectors.
The Kerry (Hung Yen) Logistics Centre, will begin operations in November and is conveniently located between Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong, providing direct ocean access to international markets.
“We have invested in developing a national logistics network in Vietnam during the last few years and the new Hanoi facility completes our coverage of the key industrial areas in North, South and Central Vietnam,” said Robert Tan, Managing Director, South Asia.
“Demand is growing from our customers in Vietnam and around the region for a broad range of logistics services and this new facility demonstrates our commitment to meeting that demand,” said Rosa Du, General Manager, Vietnam.
The facility has direct highway access to Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport and close to Hai Duong Inland Container Depot.
Kerry Logistics has already completed a strategically important piece in its Vietnam network, opening the Danang facility in Central Vietnam in 2010. Construction of the second phase of this facility will be completed during the last quarter of 2011 and will provide 10,200 sq.m of space for warehousing and logistics services. Kerry Logistics also operates 62,500 sq.m facility in Ho Chi Minh City.
About Kerry Logistics
Kerry Logistics is Asia’s premier logistics service provider with a strong focus on China. Based in Hong Kong, Kerry Logistics has offices in 24 countries with over 15,000 employees and a transportation fleet of 8,000 vehicles. Its core business encompasses integrated logistics, international freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. By owning and managing 2.4m sq.m of logistics facilities, it provides customers with reliability and flexibility to support their future expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong-listed Kerry Properties Limited.