Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) has clinched the Sea Freight Award at the 22nd Lloyd’s Loading List Global Freight Awards (the ‘Awards’) held last night at the Royal Lancaster London Hotel in the UK. In 2017, Kerry Logistics was named the Global Freight Solutions Provider of the Year at the Awards.
Organised annually by the Lloyd’s Loading List, a freight publication of more than 160 years, the Awards recognise freight forwarding excellence by rewarding innovative ideas and class leading projects that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible in the global supply chain.
Kerry Logistics won the Sea Freight Award for enhancing import/export efficiencies through saving processing time and innovative supply chain solutions, strengthening sea freight capabilities and growing its number of accounts through strategic acquisitions and strong partnerships, and the introduction of its web-based rate automation and quoting system, as well as innovative Virtual Buying Office solutions that have enhanced customer satisfaction and raised overall efficiency.
William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, said, “We are delighted to be the recipient of the prestigious accolade, and are grateful to Lloyd’s Loading List and the judges for their acknowledgement of our efforts. This year, we have acquired the freight forwarding and logistics company S.A.S. in South Africa and the Milan-based logistics company Saga Italia S.p.A., and extended our foothold in Pakistan to tap into the increasing trade in South Asia. We will continue our commitment to elevating our sea freight services and offering innovations and tailor-made solutions to sustain the relationships with our customers and increase efficiency.”
Kerry Logistics was ranked no. 23 on the Top 50 Global 3PLs List and no. 13 on the Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List published by Armstrong & Associates, Inc.; as well as no. 8 on the Top 51 Ocean Freight Forwarders List and no. 19 on the Top 50 Air Freight Forwarders List published by Transport Topics and Armstrong & Associates, Inc. in 2018.