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  • Kerry_Logistics_Lanzhou_Pakistan
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    Kerry launches new route from Lanzhou to Islamabad

    2018-11-20T10:30:58Z

    Kerry Logistics has launched a multimodal freight service combining road and rail between Lanzhou, China, and Islamabad, Pakistan. The initial service took goods including automotive parts, commodities and mechanical equipment on a 4,500km route that began with a block train before switching to truck. It took 13 days, saving 15 ...

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    Kerry Logistics acquires SAS

    2018-05-30T11:10:54Z

    Third-party logistics provider Kerry Logistics has further extended its reach into the EMEA market with the acquisition of South African-based freight forwarder, Shipping and Airfreight Services (SAS). In a statement, Kerry highlighted the importance of South Africa as a manufacturing hub for the global automotive market. “South Africa’s economy has ...

  • Kerry Logistics Continental
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    Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics

    2018-05-02T11:50:35Z

    Kerry Logistics has secured a four-year extension to its contract with the tyre-making division of tier supplier Continental. The third-party logistics provider’s division in Germany will handle international ocean freight export of tyres and provide logistics services for Continental’s procurement of raw materials to production sites worldwide, mainly from Asia. ...

  • Birte Schulz - Commercial Director Kerry Logistics © Sascha Moll Fotografie
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    Kerry appoints commercial director for Europe

    2018-03-13T17:06:05Z

    Birte Schulz (pictured) has joined third-party logistics provider Kerry Logistics as commercial director Europe, with responsibility for managing sales and key account management in ten countries. Based at the company’s head office in Hamburg, Germany, she will also be instrumental in strategic planning of customer development in line with the ...

  • logistics_trechnology
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    Third-party logistics: An ever-evolving partnership

    2017-10-17T16:06:00Z

    What's in a name? Dating from the 1970s, the term ‘third-party logistics provider’ (3PL) grew swiftly in importance and usage and was even seen as marketable at one time. Management consultants Accenture registered the term 3PL as a trademark in 1996, defining it as “a supply chain integrator that assembles ...