Kerry Logistics continues expansion with new office in Warsaw
Poland, Warsaw, Thursday, 30th March 2017 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today announced the opening of a new office in Warsaw, Poland. This addition will support Kerry Logistics’ continual expansion in Europe, and its focus will be international freight forwarding.
The new team will be headed up Diana Sokół, Managing Director of Poland, who was previously General Director Poland at C.Spaarmann Logistics GmbH based in Warsaw.
Sokół, who holds joint Polish and German citizenship, and has extensive know-how in East-West trade, will head a team of six, supporting customers with comprehensive international freight forwarding solutions comprising of ocean, air, and road freight services as well as Customs brokerage.
“We are pleased to welcome Diana to the Kerry Logistics family. The new Poland office will provide our customers with access into and out of Central and Eastern Europe,” said Thomas Blank, Managing Director of Europe, Kerry Logistics.
“We are committed to offering local know-how combined with our in-depth knowledge of the Asian market. We will continue to increase our European footprint in line with our customers’ development in the region, to ensure we offer them the best possible service.”
Kerry Logistics opened a Shared Service Centre in Poznan, Poland in November last year to enhance the cost efficiency and service competitiveness of the region.
In January, it acquired Multi Logistics GmbH, a specialist film and media logistics provider based in Germany just weeks after announcing the take-over of Spanish forwarder Bofill & Arnan.
Besides the full range of freight forwarding services, Kerry Logistics delivers customised end-to-end supply chain solutions to customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth in new markets.
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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 700 service locations in 41 countries and territories, and is managing 46 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 2016-2017.