Thailand – 18 December 2012 - Kerry Logistics has secured a major contract by Samsonite (Thailand) to manage its supply chain.
The scope of the contract comprises general warehousing, value-added services, pick and pack and local transportation services. The contract will include Samsonite’s full line of luggage products including suitcases, garment bags, casual bags, business cases as well as a wide variety of travel accessories.
“We selected Kerry Logistics because of the company’s experience in the retail logistics sector in Thailand. We are convinced that Kerry Logistics is the right partner for us in managing our supply chain needs across the country,” said Mr Paul Melkebeke, Vice President Supply Asia, Samsonite Asia Limited.
Kerry Logistics will deliver to more than 40 department stores and retail outlets in Bangkok, major islands and cities including Phuket, Pattaya and Chiangmai.
“Samsonite is one of the world’s leading travel luggage companies and we are delighted to have been selected as the company’s preferred logistics partner in Thailand,” said Alex Ng, General Manager, Thailand, Kerry Logistics.
Samsonite is the world’s largest travel luggage company with a heritage dating back more than 100 years. It designs, markets and sells a wide range of travel, business and casual luggage products and travel accessories under the Samsonite and American Tourister brands. Its products are sold in more than 40,000 points of sale in over 100 countries. Samsonite International S.A. is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
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.