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Kerry sets up new JV with E-Services Group to tap e-commerce in China


HONG KONG's Kerry Logistics Network has formed a new joint venture with E-Services Group (ESG), an international e-commerce company in Asia, to strengthen its global e-commerce fulfilment capabilities, particularly in the greater China region.

The joint venture, Kerry ESG (HK) Company (Kerry ESG), will combine Kerry Logistics' global supply chain capabilities with ESG's technology platform, global marketplace networks and e-commerce expertise to offer e-tailers cost-efficient solutions internationally.

Kerry ESG, set to debut in March 2019, aims to become one of the leaders in global e-commerce fulfilment solutions, enabling e-tailers to deliver products to customers anywhere in the world quickly and cost-effectively.

Through direct integration with leading shopping carts and global marketplaces, e-tailers using Kerry ESG's services will be able to seamlessly manage their order fulfilment, inventory, and returns to and from multiple logistics centres through one platform.

Kerry Logistics group managing director William Ma said: "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."

Said ESG chief executive Alan Lim: "This partnership gives etailers access to an extensive distribution network to support e-commerce fulfilment in every market and with every online channel."

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