Keppel Logistics Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Keppel Telecommunications and Transportation (KTT) providing 3PL services, announced that it has expanded its logistics capabilities in Australia, forming Keppel Logistics (Australia) Pty Ltd as a wholly-owned subsidiary. The Australian company will manage a 10,000 sq m warehouse in Brisbane.
The facility is dedicated to Wiley, an international publishing house.Keppel will provide warehouse management and local transportation services for the distribution of Wiley’s books and journals at the faiclity. It is anticipated that the facility will handle over 2m books per annum.
Thomas Pang, Chief Executive Officer of KTT said, “Keppel Logistics’ strong track record in providing quality warehousing and third-party logistics services has enabled us to build lasting partnerships with our clients. We are delighted that our productivity and efficiency have paved the way for our maiden foray into Australia and more opportunities in the Asia Pacific region.”
Keppel Logistics’ move into Australia follows an agreement with Wiley in 2013 to provide similar services in Singapore, serving the ASEAN market. Keppel Logistics’ facilities in Singapore also house the regional distribution centres of other leading publishers, handling some 1.5m books per month.
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