Kerry Logistics Network pioneers as the first logistics company to use electric trucks in Hong Kong in a move towards net-zero emissions

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 11 May 2022 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (“Kerry Logistics Network”; stock code 0636.HK) has been deploying 5.5-ton electric trucks (“e-trucks”) in Hong Kong since May 2022 , making it the first logistics company to do so in Hong Kong. The introduction will be a trial and part of Kerry Logistics Network’s green initiative to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

As one of the leaders in the logistics industry, Kerry Logistics Network aims to maintain the resilience of its logistics network to climate change and minimize its environmental footprint around the world. It is committed to improving operational efficiency by switching to renewable energy for road transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics Network, said: “We are proud to be the first logistics company in Hong Kong to deploy electric trucks, which demonstrates our strategic focus on supporting efficient cleaner and greener supply chain. To sustain our growth, Kerry Logistics Network is transitioning to alternative fuel vehicles and phasing out vehicles with lower emission standards on a trial basis. Since energy consumption represents the majority of carbon emissions from our operations, we will continue to increase the use of renewable energy in the countries in which we operate, in order to create a value chain for sustainable activities. . »

Kerry Logistics Network’s first electric vehicle was deployed in Singapore in Q2 2021. The first hybrid electric vehicle was deployed in 2013. Four electric vehicle charging stations were installed at global headquarters in Hong Kong in Q4 2021 to encourage the use of electric vehicles.

About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (stock code 0636.HK)

Kerry Logistics Network is an Asia-based global 3PL with a highly diversified business portfolio and the strongest coverage in Asia. It offers a wide range of supply chain solutions ranging from integrated logistics, international freight transport (air, sea, road, rail and multimodal), industrial project logistics to cross-border e-commerce, fulfillment of the last mile and investments in infrastructure.

With a global presence in 58 countries and territories, Kerry Logistics Network has a strong foothold in half of the world’s emerging markets. Its diverse infrastructure, extensive international gateway coverage and local expertise span across Mainland China, India, Southeast Asia, CIS, Middle East, LATAM and other locations.

Kerry Logistics Network generated over HK$81 billion in revenue in 2021 and is the largest international logistics company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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