Kerry Logistics opens two logistics centers in China

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Kerry Logistics opened two new logistics centers in Chongqing and Kunshan, expanding the company’s national network and range of services to its customers.

The first phase of the Chongqing Kerry Logistics Center has a total area of 20,500 square meters and is located at a hub with connections to regional airports, ports, rail and the business district. Chongqing is one of the largest municipalities in China with a population of more than 31.4 million. It has jurisdiction over 19 districts, 17 counties and four autonomous counties.

The Chongqing Logistics center will offer a full range of storage and value-added services, including VMI, pick-and-pack, reverse logistics, labeling, packing, JIT service and regional distribution throughout Southwest China, including Chongqing, Sichuan Province, Guizhou and Yunnan Provinces. Target industries include the electronics, hi-tech, fashion, automotive and pharmaceutical.

The Kerry Kunshan Logistics Center is an 18,800-square-meter facility on the southeastern tip of Kunshan City and 45 kilometers from downtown Shanghai and similar distance to Suzhou. Kunshan City has attracted significant foreign investment to its industrial zones, including manufacturers from different sectors including electronics, precision machinery, fine chemicals, digital products, software, semiconductors and communications equipment.

The Kunshan Logistics center will offer a full range of storage and value-added services, including VMI, pick-and-pack, reverse logistics, labeling, packing and regional delivery throughout East China, including Shanghai, Nanjing and Hefei Province. Kerry Logistics is focusing on the electronics, hi-tech and pharmaceutical industries.

“The new facilities in Chongqing and Kunshan add to our existing China network of 130 offices and logistics centers and continue our strategy of expanding our presence in emerging and second-tier cities across the country,” says Edwardo Erni, managing director for Mainland China.