Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Shipper Finds a Case for Using Kerry Logistics as Supply Chain Partner

Samsonite Bags Asian Group for Thai Style Services
Shipping News Feature

THAILAND – Global freight and supply chain service provider, Kerry Logistics has secured a major contract from travel luggage company Samsonite (Thailand) to manage its supply chain. The scope of the new deal encompasses general warehousing, value-added services, pick and pack and local transportation services. Paul Melkebeke, Vice President Supply Asia, Samsonite Asia Limited said:

“We selected Kerry Logistics because of the company’s experience in the retail logistics sector in Thailand. We are convinced that Kerry Logistics is the right partner for us in managing our supply chain needs across the country.”

Kerry Logistics will deliver to more than 40 department stores and retail outlets in Bangkok, major islands and cities including Phuket, Pattaya and Chiangmai. Alex Ng, General Manager, Thailand, Kerry Logistics added:

“Samsonite is one of the world’s leading travel luggage companies and we are delighted to have been selected as the company’s preferred logistics partner in Thailand.”