Kerry Logistics expands cold chain business in China, to focus on niche products
May 21, 2019: Kerry Logistics Network Limited has established Kerry Cold Chain Solution Ltd to expand its food-related cold chain business in Mainland China.
May 21, 2019: Kerry Logistics Network Limited has established Kerry Cold Chain Solution Ltd to expand its food-related cold chain business in Mainland China. Kerry Cold Chain will use its own cold chain facilities and partner with local expertise to handle food items ranging from raw ingredients to dairy product additives.
Edwardo Erni, managing director - China and North Asia of Kerry Logistics, said, "The market for food-related cold chain logistics in Mainland China is immense with enormous growth potential. There is also ample room for technological growth to reach international standards. Intending to fill a gap in the market, we welcome the collaboration with Zhizhen Logistics, which marks an important strategic step for Kerry Logistics to extend its footprint in the domestic cold chain logistics market, enhancing our service offerings and competitiveness."
Kerry Cold Chain is a joint venture company formed with Shanghai Zhizhen Logistics Co Ltd in which Kerry Logistics holds the majority interest. Founded in 2008, Zhizhen Logistics commands a 90 percent market share for imported food essences in the Shanghai region.