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YCH Group to help establish Chongqing as ASEAN’s logistic hub in China

Adrian M. Reodique | June 9, 2016
The three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aims to make Chongqing as ASEAN’s logistics hub in China, and will support logistics and trucking services beyond Laos and Vietnam, to the rest of ASEAN.

Singapore-based YCH Group - an end-to-end supply chain management and logistics partner - has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Chongqing Banan District Government, Chongqing ASEAN International Logistics, and Y3 Technologies.

The three-year MOU aims to make Chongqing as ASEAN's logisitics hub in China, and will offer logistics and trucking services beyond Laos and Vietnam, to the rest of ASEAN.

According to Zhang Chun Ping, Vice Director of Chongqing Banan District Government: "Chongqing is the hub for road logistics in China and to further enhance its offerings to ASEAN, the project will leverage on the strengths of all companies involved."

YCH Group will handle the bases in Vietnam, Laos and other ASEAN countries to trade goods collection and distribution in China.

On the other hand, Chongqing ASEAN International Logistics Co., Ltd is in charge of ASEAN logistics in provinces in Western China, as well as the trading of goods collection and distribution in ASEAN and the operations of Chongqing ASEAH Highway shuttle.

Meanwhile, the Chongqing Banan District Government will coordinate with port offices, customs, quarantine and other government departments supporting policies at all levels.

Y3 Technologies, on its part, will provide platform solutions which include road logistics information platform for planning, design, development and build. Additionally, it will oversee IT outsourcing business to provide IT infrastructure, platform operations, projects and other related IT consulting services.

"This project is aimed at building an integrated transport hub along the upper reaches of the Yangtze River's International Trade Corridor. We are delighted to work with YCH and Y3 technologies, supply chain thought leaders in the ASEAN region who will add greater value to China's logistics sector," said Qiao Zhi Yu, General Manager at Chongqing ASEAN International Logistics Co., Ltd.

"We strongly believe that technology will enhance collaboration, bringing about greater efficiency, accuracy and optimisation of supply chain and logistics services between China and ASEAN. We look forward to working with the Chongqing government to strengthen Asia's logistics industry," stated Marc Dragon, Deputy CEO of Y3 Technologies.   

"We are deeply honoured to be part of the collaboration. YCH Group is committed to promoting in-depth cooperation between Chongqing and the ASEAN region, as well as promote corporate governance and rapid development of the southwest market," said Kwek Hwai Wee, General Manager of YCH West China Region. 


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