Kerry Logistics Introduces IoT Solution to Global Supply Chain with Smart Sensor

February, 25/2019 - 05:40
Kerry Logistics Introduces IoT Solution to Global Supply Chain with Smart Sensor

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 25 February 2019 - KerryLogistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) bringsInternet of Things (IoT) to practice in international shipments with theintroduction of smart sensor which enables total supply chain visibility and sophisticatedsecurity measures. With real-time information available on the digital supplychain, Kerry Logistics is able to provide timely and useful data tointernational customers for agile decision making and response to achieveultimate supply chain optimisation.


Thesensor-based logistics solution utilises smart sensor devices to monitor cargoacross ocean, air, and ground transportation around-the-clock. The devices,accepted in over 190 countries across the globe, transmit seamless data onlocation and environmental variables including temperature, pressure, tilt,shock, humidity, and pilferage to multiple stakeholders along the supply chain,facilitating their cooperation and timely reaction to unforeseeablecircumstances.


"End-to-end visibility has becomea prerequisite to the agility to any supply chain," Mathieu Biron,Managing Director - Global Freight Forwarding of Kerry Logistics, said,"Global supply chains are increasingly complex. Our adoption of smart sensorprovides international customers with greater visibility and control, thusimproving the quality of their operations, exception management, and demandplanning. And do so at lower operating costs."


Sensor-basedlogistics solution is particularly useful for time and environmental-sensitiveshipments such as in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. It also addshuge value to premium goods including high value consumer electronicproducts.  Both consignees and shippers areable to obtain first-hand information about the physical environment of thecargo through constant personalised alerts or via our KerrierVISION visibilityportal.


"Withthe adaptive smart sensor solution, our customers can make immediate decisionsat any stage across the supply chain based on actionable intelligence, whichenables them to minimise loss and enhance efficiency. We anticipate thesensor-based logistics solution becoming an indispensable part of the supplychain with the increasing adoption of IoT in the global logistics practices," Biron added.


Valuecreation for customers through innovation and continuous improvement is one ofthe core values of Kerry Logistics. Through enhanced efficiency and improvedmenu of solutions, Kerry Logistics stands ready to help our customers to meetthe ever-changing market needs.

About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)

Kerry Logistics is an Asia-based, global 3PLwith the strongest network in Asia. Its core competency is providing highlycustomised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands toenhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs, and improveresponse time to market. Kerry Logistics has a network covering 53 countriesand territories, and is managing 53 million sq ft of land and logisticsfacilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibilityto support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics NetworkLimited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is aselected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2017-2018.