Leading supply chain agent Kerry Logistics has announced a new joint-venture with e-commerce company E-Services Group (ESG), strengthening global e-commerce fulfilment capabilities.
Working under the title of Kerry ESG (HK) Company Limited (Kerry ESG), Kerry Logistics will combine its global supply chain capabilities with ESG’s technology platform and marketplace networks, offering cost-efficient solutions to ‘etailers’.
Scheduled for launch in March 2019, Kerry ESG is aiming to become a leader in e-commerce fulfillment solutions, facilitating the cost-effective and time-efficient delivery of products to customers around the world.
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In addition to this, etailers using Kerry ESG’s services will be able to seamlessly manage their order fulfillment, inventory, and returns to and from multiple logistics centres through one platform.
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William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, commented on the partnership: “With Kerry ESG, we are creating a unique platform with total solutions from upstream marketing to downstream logistics that will capitalise on the booming international marketplace model to facilitate the exports for our international brand customers.
“Combining forces as industry leaders, Kerry Logistics and ESG are well-positioned to unlock the potential in the market with this new joint venture.”
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Alan Lim, Founder and CEO of ESG, also made a statement: “Winning at e-commerce means getting every piece of the puzzle right, and fast, reliable fulfillment is a critical component of success.
“This partnership gives etailers access to an extensive distribution network to support e-commerce fulfillment in every market and with every online channel.
Cross-border e-commerce between Greater China and other countries in South-East Asia has already been identified as a major growth sector, and Kerry Logistics expects its collaboration with ESG to strengthen its foothold in this market.