5 Feb 2016
Hong Kong Logistics Services
- Hong Kong’s logistics services: comprehensive, fast and efficient
- Scope of services:
- Traditional door-to-door delivery by sea, air and land
- Third-party integrated logistics solutions, covering traditional services plus:
- Value-added services relating to foreign trade:
- Trade promotion
- Placement of ads
- Product sourcing
- Product development
- Characteristics of services:
- Point-to-point air transportation: Hong Kong has high-frequency air cargo services connected to all regions in the world. Aircraft come in from all over the world, and as soon as the processes of unloading, sorting and consolidation at the air cargo terminal are completed, they can fly back again loaded with cargo from other regions including the Chinese mainland.
- Onward connections for sea and land transportation to air transportation: Goods shipped by sea and land from the Chinese mainland and other regions can be consolidated in Hong Kong for onward transportation by air.
- Automated processes: Through the use of technologically advanced facilities such as automated storage/retrieval system and distribution system, bulk cargo can be distributed to various regions in a timely, precise and efficient manner.
- Connecting mainland enterprises to international buyers: Many of Hong Kong’s logistics companies are multinational companies with connections all over the world. The connections and trust built up with overseas clients can help mainland enterprises find the best way of overcoming hurdles and exporting their products to various regions.
- Supplying information to mainland enterprises: The information includes international market trends and practices, as well as expert advice to clients. Such information can facilitate the smooth exportation of products to other regions.
- Scope of services:
- Strengths of Hong Kong’s air cargo services
- Long history of airport development
- Free port and simple Customs procedures
- Efficient electronic service delivery
- Open traffic rights
- Over 140 international routes - collecting goods from all over the world and keeping logistics costs low
- 24-hour operation of Customs clearance at the Hong Kong International Airport
- Excellent infrastructure for air cargo, ensuring prompt and precise services
- Years of experience in foreign trade, efficient handling of cargo throughput wins international recognition
HKTDC Tips (on logistics)
- How to search for high quality logistics services in Hong Kong
- Referrals from trusted contacts: Good word-of-mouth
- Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics Ltd (HAFFA): The Association has stringent requirements for membership, including requirements on professionalism and operational experience. Quality of member companies is guaranteed.