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Kerry Logistics Crowned Global Logistics Provider of the Year for Second Year Running at Payload Asia Awards

HONG KONG, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 636.HK), a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has been named the Global Logistics Provider of the Year (Industry Choice) and also received the X Factor Award (Customer Choice) at the Payload Asia Awards 2015.

An award presentation ceremony attended by transportation, logistics and supply chain executives from around the world was held in Singapore on 15 October 2015. The annual Awards is a celebration of excellence, highlighting the air cargo supply chain companies that have excelled in the industry and made a positive impact on the market and in their own business.

"To be crowned the Global Logistics Provider of the Year for two consecutive years is a great honour for us. During the year, Kerry Logistics has further expanded its operating scale, strengthened its service capabilities and extended network coverage into new markets including Middle East, Canada and the US. Currently, we are building an ASEAN-wide regional express platform to tap into the increasing intra-ASEAN trade and the growing e-commerce market. We expect this to become one of our important growth drivers in the coming years," Robert Tan, Managing Director of South and Southeast Asia of Kerry Logistics, expressed.

"We are also delighted to receive the first ever X Factor Award which recognises Kerry Logistics' standing at the forefront of innovation. As one of the first 3PLs in Asia to adopt fully automated and programmed robotic butlers to enhance fulfillment efficiency and accuracy, we are supporting customers to meet the growing demands of e-commerce business. We will continue to challenge the industry and foster positive change through our ideas, technology, products and services. We would like to thank our valued customers for nominating us, the Payload Asia readers for their vote of confidence, and the judging panel for their support."

The Global Logistics Provider of the Year recognises organisations with outstanding achievements in customer growth, development strategy, operational performance, customer service, product innovations and overall growth, while the X Factor Award honours companies which have differentiated themselves by providing truly creative, innovative and revolutionary services or products to the market.  

Last year, Kerry Logistics was also named Global Logistics Provider of the Year and Regional Logistics Provider of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards for its capability in demonstrating extensive global network and coverage, innovative logistics solutions and strong partnership with its clients.

About Payload Asia Awards

Organised by Payload Asia Magazine, the annual awards recognises organisations that made a different in the air cargo and supply chain industry. The awards are presented annually on the basis of the magazine's own online survey and various customer surveys. Payload Asia Magazine is a recognised voice of the air freight industry with a keen focus in the Asia-Pacific and India-Middle East regions since 1984. It offers unparalleled news and analysis of industry developments and trends from across the globe.

About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 636.HK)

Kerry Logistics is Asia's leading logistics service provider with extensive operations across Greater China and the ASEAN region. Its core competence is providing highly customised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs and improve response time to market. It currently has more than 550 office locations in 40 countries and territories, and is managing 43 million sq ft of logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2015-2016.