Kerry Logistics Network Limited has secured a long-term contract with Maxim’s Caterers Ltd., Hong Kong’s leading food and beverage company to provide integrated logistics services to Maxim’s Group including cold chain solutions, supporting the caterer’s more than 780 outlets in Hong Kong and key accounts, 365 days per year.
This strategic cooperation signals the collaboration of two industry leaders in Hong Kong, and exists to serve the Hong Kong community with speedy and hygienic food supply. The new strategic cooperation will see Kerry Logistics managing Maxim’s new Central Distribution Centre (DC) with multi-temperature storage, accommodating Maxim’s extensive product range. Kerry Logistics will also provide a wide range of value-added services and daily replenishment to Maxim’s restaurant chains and key accounts.
William Ma, group managing director of Kerry Logistics, said: “This is an exciting partnership for us. As Hong Kong’s largest F&B caterer, Maxim’s has highly demanding logistics needs and some of the most complex distribution channels in the industry. Kerry Logistics is committed to servicing Maxim’s with dedicated resources, both software and hardware, as well as the Hong Kong community at large.
“The project will add another mega-scale domestic DC operation to our logistics business portfolio. We are looking forward to developing a long and successful partnership with Maxim’s through delivering quality performance and reliable services.”
Michael Wu, chairman and managing director of Maxim’s Caterers Ltd., said: “Over the years the Kerry Logistics team has demonstrated its commitment and capabilities to deliver agile services to support our seasonal and project needs. The ten months in the preparation for our new DC have made us realise that our two companies share a similar culture of quality, dedication and innovation. We are delighted to work in close partnership with Kerry Logistics for enhanced efficiencies and expanded scale.”
Maxim’s Caterers, founded in 1956, is a leading food and beverage company comprised of Chinese, Asian and European restaurants, quick service restaurants, bakery shops, coffee shops, Japanese chain restaurants and institutional catering. It is also the licensee of renowned brands including Starbucks Coffee, Genki Sushi and Ippudo Ramen, and The Cheesecake Factory in various territories. Altogether, it has over 980 outlets in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.