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  1. HK 'is perfect setting' for logistics programme

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is an established international transshipment hub and a dynamic logistical centre for the Asia-Pacific region, so a master's degree in this specialised field, offered by PolyU, will ensure students get a sound balance of academic theories and professional practices. Zeng Yiyi, a graduate of the MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics, said she ...

  2. Boosting logistical support

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... of the world's busiest ports, the local logistics industry needs to upgrade itself to maintain its leading status in the face of tough competition from the mainland, an academic says. Hong Kong Polytechnic University has put together a master of science in international shipping and transport logistics programme to produce high-quality professionals in the field. Wong Hon-shu, director ...

  3. Logistics staff revel in China challenge

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Written by John Cremer Until quite recently, logistics companies found it difficult to convince staff in Hong Kong to accept positions in their offices in southern China. The concerns ... different problem. Applicants are queuing up for the chance to work in one of the world's most dynamic logistics markets, and staff already stationed there are generally more interested ...

  4. Logistics industry finds latest disclosures shed little light

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Hong Kong's logistics industry, which earns its living adding value to the supply chains of multinational retailers, finds almost no value added for it in the latest Cepa details. ... for Cyber Logistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The definition of a Hong Kong service provider, missing in the first tranche of information released, took shape: to qualify, ...

  5. Local logistics sector finds little benefit behind the Cepa fanfare

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... small and medium-sized enterprises to wholly own transport and logistics-sector ventures across the border. For example, the average annual sales requirements for Hong Kong-based companies ... will also be allowed to wholly own companies which provide logistics services, described as 'road transport, storage and warehousing, loading and unloading, value-adding processing, packaging, ...

  6. US logistics man finds gateway to ignorance

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp HOW DO YOU think New Yorkers might react if a Hong Kong entrepreneur who had previously passed through New York only on flying visits and spoke no English were to lecture New York businessmen in Cantonese on how their city could become a ...

  7. Australian logistics firm plans HK operation

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.30pm: An Australian logistics company would establish its first overseas office in Hong Kong to seize opportunities in the growing Asian market, a spokesman for Invest Hong Kong said on Monday. OBM International Trade Services, a specialist international trade service firm with more than 70 employees Australia-wide, would open a new subsidiary in Hong ...

  8. Beijing seeking Hong Kong skills in logistics and finance

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Ahead of economic co-operation symposium, capital's vice-mayor says special talents needed in several areas Beijing needs Hong Kong's talent in brand management, finance, logistics and in preparations for the 2008 Olympics, the capital's vice-mayor, Lu Hao, said yesterday. Speaking ahead of high-level talks that begin tomorrow, Mr Lu said he hoped ...

  9. Modest growth tipped for HK in next five years

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Industry players expect modest single-digit annual growth for Hong Kong's logistics sector in the next five years, despite mainland officials asking the city to join Shenzhen's 285 billion yuan (HK$350 billion) plan to develop a global logistics hub by 2015. The growth of Hong Kong's external merchandise trade will slow to 6 per cent ...

  10. Goodman seeks more projects on mainland

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com The burgeoning growth in online retailing and domestic demand in China has led Australian property group Goodman to seek further logistics ... there is shortage of land' for logistics-related developments, he said, echoing the views of transport consultants and logistics companies. Phil Pearce, the managing director for greater China, said ...




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