2013-05-13 Mainland China
Kerry Logistics, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, won two awards at the Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) in Beijing, picking up Best Logistics Service Provider – Sea Freight and Best Road Haulier – Asia.
More than 200 logistics and supply chain professionals, from leading international companies, gathered for the region’s most prestigious awards ceremony at a gala dinner at the Conrad Hotel, Beijing.
Kerry Logistics collected the awards following a vote by shippers from around Asia who first nominated and then selected the winners. The AFSCA voting process means that only shippers can vote for their service providers including freight forwarders and logistics companies.
AFSCA voters and winners comprise leading global brand named shippers, freight and logistics companies.
“Winning two AFSCAs is a real accolade for Kerry Logistics, as we know this vote came directly from our customers and other shippers in Asia Pacific. This is the first time we have been honoured with two awards at a single international logistics event. These awards for sea freight and road haulier demonstrate the comprehensive range of solutions we provide in Asia across all modes of transport,” said William Ma, Managing Director of Kerry Logistics Network.
Kerry Logistics offers a robust network of connections with sea carriers and is able to deliver a fast, cost-efficient and reliable ocean freight services. It delivers optimum services for both Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL) as well as Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) services. This assures timely transportation of goods across a multitude of sailing frequencies and transit times on any given route.
Kerry Logistics’ unique ASEAN-wide road transportation network connects China (Shanghai, Shenzhen, Kunming) to ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia), providing shippers with effective long-haul trucking as well as sea-land and air-land services.
Criteria of the ASFCA The AFSCA awards are designed to honour the respective winning organizations for demonstrating leadership as well as consistency in service quality, innovation, customer relationship management and reliability. In the final run, it is up to the service users to use their overall, first-hand experience to determine which service providers should be nominated.