Based in Amsterdam, Stoekenbroek will lead Kerry Logistics’ international freight forwarding business in the EMEA region and be in charge of its strategic development, focusing particularly on strengthening Kerry Logistics’ foothold and business portfolio.
The signing ceremony was held today and attended by the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, Sonexay Siphandone, as the guest of honour. The move is part of Kerry Logistics’ development strategy to seek accelerated growth in ASEAN by developing an integrated Greater Mekong Region platform covering Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
Combining robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, the teams devised applications for autonomous drones to enhance operational efficiency and accuracy.
With real-time information available on the digital supply chain, Kerry Logistics is able to provide timely and useful data to international customers for agile decision making and response to achieve ultimate supply chain optimisation.
The joint venture, Kerry ESG (HK) Company Limited (‘Kerry ESG’), will combine Kerry Logistics’ global supply chain capabilities with ESG’s technology platform, globalmarketplace networks, and e-commerce expertise to offer etailers cost-efficient solutions internationally.
The strategic partnership will allow Kerry Logistics to combine its cold chain logistics expertise with Sutherland’s professional know-how in the meat industry to establish Hong Kong’s first world-class semi-automated meat processing plant, as well as to further extend its F&B logistics and trading business upstream the supply chain.
Completed in December 2018, the platform’s proof-of-concept (POC) is interoperable across different DLT and cloud networks commonly used by participants in global trade and finance.