Kerry Logistics signs long-term contract with Maxim’s Caterers

Kerry Logistics announced that it has contracted with Hong Kong’s largest food and beverage caterer, Maxim’s Caterers, to manage logistics, including cold-chain transportation and storage, for Maxim’s Group’s more than 780 outlets in Hong Kong.

Under the announced long-term contract, Kerry Logistics will manage Maxim’s Caterers’ new central distribution center, with multi-temperature storage, and provide a range of logistics services to restock the caterer’s restaurant chains and key accounts on a daily basis.

The contract with Maxim’s Caterers is the latest in a series of agreements expanding Kerry Logistics’ portfolio across Asia and Europe this year. In June, the Hong-Kong-based company entered into a joint venture with Globalink Logistics to extend its presence in Central Asia and The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and launched a weekly less-than-container-load (LCL) railfreight service between Duisburg, Germany, and Shanghai. In July, Kerry Logistics announced the acquisition of a 50 percent ownership stake in the Lanzhou Pacific Logistics intermodal brokerage company that specializes in serving China and Central Asia.

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Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston is Editor of the monthly magazine Air Cargo World and Deputy Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts, and its weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. Prior to joining Cargo Facts in 2017, Caryn worked as a journalist in Houston covering the oil and gas industry. She holds a BA in English from the University of Tulsa and an MA in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.