2015-11-17 Hong Kong
Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has won the Maritime Logistics Award at the 8th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2015 (the ‘Awards’) held on 16 November 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Maritime Logistics Award is a newly introduced competitive category, making Kerry Logistics the first company to win the award.
Comprised of 12 award categories, the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia recognises and rewards outstanding performance of accomplished individuals and companies from the maritime industry while the newly added Maritime Logistics Award acknowledges companies with excellent achievements in productivity improvements, level of value-added services and business profitability.
Kenneth Ko, Executive Director of International Freight Forwarding of Kerry Logistics said, “We are very excited to be the first company to receive the Maritime Logistics Award. This achievement is a testament of Kerry Logistics’ excellence and position at the forefront of the maritime logistics sector in Asia. Through a robust network of connections with sea carriers, Kerry Logistics has proven its ability to deliver fast, cost-efficient and reliable ocean freight services to a far-reaching global network. We would like to share this honour with our team, customers and business partners. This is a success which could not have been achieved without them.”
During the year, Kerry Logistics has further strengthened its service capabilities and extended its network coverage into new markets including the Middle East, Canada, New Zealand and United States. Under the One Belt, One Road initiative, Kerry Logistics will leverage on Hong Kong’s position as a shipping hub to develop on the existing maritime infrastructure, enhancing its ocean freight services and connectivity within the region. Kerry Logistics has the ambition to become a major logistics provider for the new Silk Road, both over land and maritime.
Organised by Seatrade, a member of UBM, the world's second largest media and event organiser, the Awards is widely acknowledged as one of the region's most prestigious industry awards. It is also a partner event of the Asian Logistics Maritime and Conference taking place in Hong Kong today and strongly supported by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.