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Client's trust is the bottom line

Senator International Logistics services include quality control as well as documentation

Saturday, 24 February, 2007, 12:00am

Kerry Logistics bets on chemicals business

Kerry Logistics' recent move to develop a mainland chemical logistics business will involve larger investments in assets than its general logistics business but returns will be higher, an executive with the Hong Kong company said.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Educational programmes provide support

UNIVERSITIES AND other training institutions realise that for the logistics industry to continue to play a major role in Hong Kong's economy, there must be sufficient courses available to support its development.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Industry constantly on the move

GOVERNMENT statistics show that more than 200,000 people, or about 6 per cent of Hong Kong's workforce, are involved directly or indirectly in the logistics and supply chain industries.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Baltrans acquires Swedish firm for $164m

Baltrans Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed freight forwarding firm, has agreed to buy a Swedish shipping company for up to $164.99 million in a move to beef up its operations in Europe.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Everyone must pull in same direction

the next step for logistics

It can't be more aptly put or more directly to the heart of the most vital issue ... the blueprint issued by the central government for the logistics industry for 2005-10 is centred firmly on the national standardisation development plan.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Logistics is just finding its way

The core of the logistics industry is connectivity and that, for the mainland, is a long way off.

The industry, albeit in an infancy in the country, faces an uphill task to build an integrated system as it needs to tap the rural population. And that will take a minimum of 10 years, according to estimates of many in the industry.

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Regional segmentation forces sector to think small

Zhang Tianbing logistics analyst

While the logistics industry is geographically segmented, manufacturers' most realistic approach is finding a partner in each region where they do business, says Zhang Tianbing, chief logistics analyst at AT Kearney (Shanghai).

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am