Singapore – 10 December 2012 - Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has won the award for Asian 3PL of the Year for the second year in a row at the prestigious Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards in Singapore.
More than 300 leading logistics and supply chain professionals gathered for the region’s premier event at a glittering gala dinner at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Kerry Logistics retained its Asian crown following a ballot of Supply Chain Asia magazine readers and a final decision by a panel of judges comprising Asia’s leading supply chain academics and leaders.
Kerry Logistics has one of the strongest distribution and cargo networks in Asia. Its solid assets in the region offer its customers reliability and flexibility, supporting their continuing growth and expansion. Its unique ASEAN-wide road transportation network also connects China (Shanghai, Shenzhen, Kunming) to ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore), providing shippers with effective long-haul trucking as well as sea-land and air-land services.
“To win this award two years in a row is indeed a great honour and reflects our solid presence throughout Asia. It is an award won through the hard work and dedication of Kerry Logistics staff across the globe. We would like to thank the readers of Supply Chain Asia who voted for us and also the judges for selecting us for this award,” said Mr William Ma, Managing Director, Kerry Logistics Network.
To retain the title of Asian 3PL of the Year, Kerry Logistics had to satisfy the judges in a range of criteria including the size and scale of the Asian network; IT know-how and systems; level of customer service; client partnering/track record in understanding, collaborating well with customers; launch/upgrade of new products and services on an ongoing basis to match market demand; reliability of service and value for money; ability to handle specialized shipments; level of local knowledge of developing Asian markets; approach to sustainability and social responsibility issues and approach to security and risk management.
The category is open to logistics service providers that have originated in Asia or The Middle East and have their global headquarters in Asia or The Middle East.
The Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards brings recognition to corporations and individuals in the fields of supply chain and logistics. Each year, the Awards ceremony brings together over 300 senior industry executives for a five-star gala dinner and Awards presentation. The event rotates between the major Asian supply chain hubs of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.
Picture Caption (see attachment): Mr George Yeo (right), Chairman, Kerry Logistics Network receives Asian 3PL of the Year Award at the Supply Chain Asia Logistics Awards held in Singapore at a gala dinner held at the Marina Bay Sands and attended by over 300 leading logistics and supply chain executives
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 32 countries and regions with 19,000+ 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 more than 3.5m sq. 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.