Kerry, Yamato, OCS apply for licences in China

Kerry Logistics, Yamato Logistics and Overseas Courier Service have been allowed to enter China's booming domestic express delivery market, State Post Bureau announced in a notice.


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Kerry Logistics, Yamato Logistics and Overseas Courier Service (OCS) have been allowed to enter China’s booming domestic express delivery market, State Post Bureau announced in a notice. Prior to this announcement, UPS, FedEx and DHL were the only firms allowed to offer domestic shipping services in some China cities. 

Kerry Logistics applied to operate express services across 18 cities while Yamato Holdings sought to run its business in six. Overseas Courier Service plans to operate in 20 cities. On top of the three firms, 11 foreign firms have also applied to undertake international express courier business, according to the State Post Bureau.