Hong Kong - Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) is deepening its presence in the Middle East by setting up a new office in Bahrain and opening a new bonded logistics facility in Dubai, in order to extend its footprint and enhance its service capabilities as growth in the region gains momentum.

The new addition of Bahrain increases Kerry Logistics’ global network coverage to 55 countries and territories.

In Bahrain, the new office focuses on serving the automotive, oil & gas, fashion & lifestyle and electronics & technology verticals with air, ocean and road freight, customs clearance and warehousing services.

It marks a significant step for Kerry Logistics to strengthen its foothold in the Gulf Cooperation Council (‘GCC’) region.

In Dubai, the new logistics facility commenced operation in December 2019 as a part of Kerry

Logistics’ expansion plans in the Middle East.

Located three kilometres from the Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport and 20 minutes from the Jebel Ali Port, the bonded facility has a total area of 70,000 sq ft, offering solutions to electronics & technology customers and e-commerce fulfilment services.

Mathieu Biron, Managing Director - Global Freight Forwarding of Kerry Logistics, said: “Our new office in Bahrain and the logistics facility in Dubai are substantially boosting Kerry Logistics’ capabilities in serving customers in the Middle East. We foresee that Kerry Logistics will continue with further expansion in the GCC region.”

Since 2014, Kerry Logistics has been providing cost-efficient multimodal solutions covering air, ocean and road freight, as well as warehousing services to domestic and international customers in the Middle East. Kerry Logistics won the Supply Chain Solutions Provider of the Year title at the Transport & Logistics Middle East Excellence Awards 2018.