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Source: Kerry Logistics Network Limited
Kerry Logistics and Canon Hongkong Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership Building on Best Practice in Electronics Supply Chain

HONG KONG, June 26, 2018 - (Media OutReach) - Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) and Canon Hongkong Company Limited ('Canon Hongkong') have recently celebrated their 10 years of successful partnership, building on the best practice in electronics supply chain in the Hong Kong market. The partnership began with Kerry Logistics' management of Canon Hongkong's regional distribution centre in Hong Kong for the Asia Pacific market in 2008. Over the years, the two companies have been working very closely to streamline Canon Hongkong's operations, enhance its supply chain efficiency, and jointly launch innovative products to the market.

Samuel Lau, Deputy Managing Director - Integrated Logistics of Kerry Logistics, said, "Canon Hongkong has been one of our most important clients and business partners for 10 years. We have been growing together while navigating the ever-changing electronics market. Last year, we were honoured to receive the 10 Years' Appreciation Award from Canon Hongkong for our service excellence. Joining hand in hand, we look forward to devising more competitive solutions for Canon Hongkong for another 10 years."

Today, Kerry Logistics is offering total logistics solutions to support Canon Hongkong's operation which cover a full range of products, from cameras, copiers, to printers and other accessories. The scope of services ranges from components management, parts replenishment, distribution to major wholesalers and key chain stores of electronics appliances, and returns logistics. With Kerry Logistics' speed-to-market solutions, Canon Hongkong is able to deliver its new products to consumers within the shortest possible time.

Shunichi Morinaga, President and CEO of Canon Hongkong, said, "Kerry Logistics has been our logistics partner since 2008. We are continuously finding ways to improve customer satisfaction. Kerry Logistics has been supportive to meet our business strategies through frequent communications and swift actions. We really appreciate Kerry Logistics' tireless efforts in accommodating our logistics needs in the fast-paced world while working together with us in achieving strategic cost optimization."

Catering to the evolving business needs of Canon Hongkong, Kerry Logistics has introduced the electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) that shortens the time gap between delivery and installation of copiers, minimising B2B customers' wait time and improving customer satisfaction. To streamline operations and improve efficiency, both companies have also worked together and adopted mobile technology in inbound and outbound order handling with real-time information updates. Other add-on services that enhance Canon Hongkong's operation efficiency and customer services include automatic route assignment, pre-installation of copiers, and recycling of toner and ink cartridges.

The two companies also jointly launched Integrated Records Solutions ('irs') in 2010, an innovative records solution that covers document collection, imaging, indexing, physical and electronic storage as well as records disposal. Target customers of this joint service are mainly banks, law firms, accounting firms, theme parks, and various government departments.

About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
Kerry Logistics is an Asia-based, global 3PL with the strongest network in Asia. Its core competency is providing highly customised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs and improve response time to market. It currently has more than 1,000 service points in 55 countries and territories, and is managing 52 million sq ft of land and logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2017-2018.

About Canon Hongkong Company Limited (Stock Code TSE:7751 / NYSE:CAJ)
Canon Inc. was founded in 1937 in Japan. Its predecessor, Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory, produced Japan's first 35 mm focal-plane-shutter camera "Kwanon" in 1934. Canon Inc. eventually expanded into the photocopying and printing industries, launching Japan's first plain-paper copier NP-1100 in 1970 and the world's first inkjet printer BJ-80 in 1985. Through the years, Canon Inc. has acquired in-depth experience in digital imaging product manufacturing, and research and development. It is a leader in the development of innovative products and holds the most technology patents in the imaging industry. Canon Inc. also makes a significant contribution to the promotion of photography. Today, Canon Inc. has a strong global presence and is one of the most important market players in the imaging, office and industrial product categories. As of 31 December 2017, Canon's global revenue was US$36.1 billion.

One of the company's first offices in Asia, Canon Hongkong Co., Ltd. (CHK) was established in 1971. It is responsible for the sales, marketing and after-sales services for all Canon product lines in Hong Kong and Macau. CHK adheres to Canon's corporate philosophy of "kyosei", which encourages the company and its staff to participate in social, charitable and environmental activities in the community. CHK implements internationally-recognized management systems and has achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 (Canon Digital Production Center) and OHSAS 18001 certification. For more information about Canon Hongkong, please visit our website: www.canon.com.hk.

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June 26, 2018 18:00 HKT/SGT
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