Hong Kong—July 26, 2011—Kerry Logistics, a global provider of freight and logistics services, has acquired two freight forwarding companies in the United Kingdom; Bergen Freight Forwarding Limited based in Manchester in Northwest England, and Regency Forwarding Limited with headquarters in Yorkshire.
Bergen is a long-established company, specializing in sea freight imports from India and the Far East, which will help to strengthen Kerry Logistics' freight forwarding capabilities in the U.K. and Europe.
Regency was established in 1979 and has its main office in Yeadon near Leeds Bradford Airport. The company offers airfreight, sea freight and international trailer movements for both imports and exports. Regency focuses on imports from the US and Asia and exports to international destinations. Locally, the company will enable Kerry Logistics to extend its coverage across the industrial heartland of Yorkshire and the North East of England.