HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 December 2019 - Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) is deepening its presence in the Middle East by setting up a new office in Bahrain and opening a new bonded logistics facility in Dubai, in order to extend its footprint and enhance its service capabilities as growth in the region gains momentum. The new addition of Bahrain increases Kerry Logistics' global network coverage to 55 countries and territories.
In Bahrain, the new office focuses on serving the automotive, oil & gas, fashion & lifestyle and electronics & technology verticals with air, ocean and road freight, customs clearance and warehousing services. It marks a significant step for Kerry Logistics to strengthen its foothold in the Gulf Cooperation Council ('GCC') region.
In Dubai, the new logistics facility commenced operation in December 2019 as a part of Kerry Logistics' expansion plans in the Middle East. Located three kilometres from the Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport and 20 minutes from the Jebel Ali Port, the bonded facility has a total area of 70,000 sq ft, offering solutions to electronics & technology customers and e-commerce fulfilment services.
Mathieu Biron, Managing Director - Global Freight Forwarding of Kerry Logistics, said, "Our new office in Bahrain and the logistics facility in Dubai are substantially boosting Kerry Logistics' capabilities in serving customers in the Middle East. We foresee that Kerry Logistics will continue with further expansion in the GCC region."
Since 2014, Kerry Logistics has been providing cost-efficient multimodal solutions covering air, ocean and road freight, as well as warehousing services to domestic and international customers in the Middle East. Kerry Logistics won the Supply Chain Solutions Provider of the Year title at the Transport & Logistics Middle East Excellence Awards 2018.
About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
KerryLogistics is an Asia-based, global 3PL with the strongest network in Asia. Itscore competency is providing highly customised solutions to multinationalcorporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency,reduce overall costs and improve response time to market. Kerry Logistics has anetwork covering 55 countries and territories, and is managing 70 million sq ftof land and logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with highreliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth.Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong KongStock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng CorporateSustainability Index Series 2019-2020.