Awards / Certifications

BEST FREIGHT FORWARDER of the Year Award (Industry)

Exim India South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2021 Chennai, December 17th, 2021.


Exim India South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2021 Chennai, December 17th, 2021.


Exim India South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2021 Chennai, December 17th, 2021.

Best CHA imports Awards (Industry)

Exim India MALA Awards 2021, 18th November, Mumbai

Business Leader & Visionary of the Decade Award (Industry)

Exim India MALA Awards 2021, 18th November, Mumbai

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt.Ltd – Virtual Event (Customer)

Daimler India Supplier Award 2021 DICV has awarded Kerry Indev Logistics under the category of ‘Inspiration’,

Freight Forwarder of the year

South East India / Cargo & Logistics Awards 2019

Customs Broker of the year

South East India / Cargo & Logistics Awards 2019

CFS Operator of the year

South East India / Cargo & Logistics Awards 2019

Customs Broker of the year – Air Import

2 nd ACE (Aviation Cargo Express) Awards 2019– South East

Certificate Of Appreciation : Outstanding Performance Tonnage – All India

Lufthansa Cargo

Best Custom House Agent

MALA Awards 2019

Airfreight Forwarder of the year – International

2nd ACE (Aviation Cargo Express) Awards 2019– South East

M/S. Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt Ltd (Tuticorin) has received “Awards for the Highest Number of TEUs (for Export) Services as CHA “ for FY 2016 – 2017 & 2017 – 2018”. We have received the awards from Dr.Tamilisai Sundararajan – Hon’ble Governor of Telangana on the Day Function of M/S.Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Tuticorin on 12th Jan 2020 , at DSF Grand Plaza. We are happy to start the new year with this accolade and it inspires us to reach greater heights.

Kerry Indev secured several top honours at the 2nd edition of South East Air Cargo Conclave and Awards 2019

  • Kerry Indev named the Airfreight Forwarder of the Year (Indian/International)
  • Mr L M Sundaram named the Dynamic Air Cargo Professional of the Year
  • Kerry Indev Express finished as the finalist in the Courier/Express Service Provider of the Year category

As part of the ceremony, Kerry Indev Chairman Mr. Xavier Britto extended Greetings to Shri Ajit Kumar, IRS who is the Member of Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs; and Kerry Indev employee Ms. Devi James Melcoir delivered a special address on Current Trends in Demand vs Supply & The Importance of Value Addition with New Initiatives in the Air Cargo Movement.
The awards reflect the pedigree & competence of our tireless employees who remain steadfast in their commitment to provide excellent Air Freight & Cargo services to all our customers.

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Kerry Indev continued its streak of being adjudicated the best Customs House Agent (CHA) for the 5th straight year at the 10th Maritime and Logistics Awards, held at the Sapphire Ballroom, Hotel Sahara Star in Mumbai on Friday, 20th September, 2019.

For the impressive streak of being the best CHA for 5 years, Kerry Indev also received the Hall of Fame Award.

The awards are a recognition of Kerry Indev’s commitment to excellence, customer-centricity and our dedicated workforce.

The awards were attended by the who’s who of the maritime, cargo and logistics industry, celebrating the best organizations and individuals who have excelled and made a difference through their stellar service in various categories.

The 11th South East CEO Conclave & Awards 2019, were held at the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai on the 3rd of July 2019 to commemorate and celebrate the finest achievements in the field of cargo, logistics, marine & port businesses.

The award ceremony Kerry Indev logistics won three top honors, a testament to our continued commitment to excellence, innovation and customer satisfaction. Kerry Indev was adjudicated to be:

  • Container freight station operator of the year
  • Customs Broker of the year
  • Freight forwarder of the year

The conclave was attended by some of the top decision makers from the maritime, cargo and logistics industry. In Addition to policymakers and regulatory authorities who engaged in a wide-ranging and stimulating deliberation on the issues pertaining to the sector in South and East India.

The Awards Night honored and celebrated the best organizations and individuals who have excelled and made a difference through their distinctive performance and innovative thinking in various categories.

The Board of Management of M/s Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), a renowned Deemed University with an “A” grade accreditation has conferred our Chairman Mr. S. Xavier Britto the Degree of Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa) in recognition of his eminence & attainments in the field of Logistics Industry, immense contributions to this field and his philanthropic work benefitting the society at large. The Degree was pronounced by the Founder Chairman Dr.Ishari K.Ganesh at the 9th Convocation of VISTAS on 23rd April 2019 and the Degree of Literature was awarded by His Excellency Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri. Venkaiah Naidu.

Kerry Indev Chairman Mr. Xavier Britto, addressed a panel at the India International Logistics Conclave in Chennai, on Saturday 23rd February 2019, outlining the need for specialized programs & institutions to meet the growing employment potential in the logistics sector.

The conclave brought together an elite panel of industry leaders, decision makers & thought leaders who articulated the Changing Role of Indian Logistics Sector in the Era of Economic Transformation.

It was a moment of pride and honour for Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt Ltd at the Aviation Cargo Express – South East Air Cargo Conclave & Awards ceremony as it received three prestigious industry awards – The Innovative Logistics Solution Provider of the Year Award towards setting up the first Airfreight Station, The Airfreight Forwarder of the Year (International) Award and The Customs Broker of the Year Award for Air Export & Air Import.

Ms Sneha Britto, Director, Indev Logistics Pte Ltd, Singapore gave the “Exim South East Air Cargo Award” for “The Best Airline of the Year” to “Emirates Airlines” at the award ceremony held on 14 Dec 2018 at Hotel Trident Chennai.

To be held in India for the first time, FIATA World Congress 2018, is round the corner and a great many national and international logistcis players are geared up to participate in the event. Mr. Xavier Britto, Chairman, Kerry Indev Group, in an exclusive interview to Gaurav Dubey, briefs on his expectations from the event – discussions should be carried out on how global strategies could be tailor-made to fit in India’s logistics business environment and our approach should lean towards “Think globally and act locally.” Experts from the interview given below.

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Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt Ltd received the “Best Performance Award 2018” on 12th October 2018 at a function held at “Cruise Terminal”, Chennai Port Trust.

Mr.P.K. Elumalai, COO for CHA/Transportation/Projects-SEA Division received the Award from the hands of Thiru.K.J. Alphons, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism in the Presence of Thiru Pon. Radhakrishnan Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Finance & Shipping.

Kerry Indev secured four prestigious awards at the EXIM Awards Function organized by the Tamil Chamber & the Choza Naachiar Foundation.

Kerry Indev Chairman S. Xavier Britto received the awards from the Honourable Vice President of India Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu, who presided over the function to inaugurate the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.

Awards conferred upon Kerry Indev include:

  1. First Position in Bill of Entry Filed in Sea.
  2. First Position in Number of shipping bills filed
  3. Fist Position in Bill of entries filed in Air
  4. Third Position on FOB Value

The awards ceremony was held on the 11th of Oct in Chennai.

Kerry Indev entered into an important MoU with the NDR Group for the construction of a 5 Lakh Square Foot Logistics Park. Expected to be ready by April 2019, the park will help the company optimize its warehouse requirements and achieve economies of scale.

Being constructed as a state-of-the-art facility, logistical park will be vital for the growth of the Chennai operations as the current warehouse fills out to meet existing requirements.

Speaking at the signing of the MoU, Kerry Indev Chairman Xavier Britto said, “The NDR Group is associated with me for more than 25 years and as the specialists in building warehouses, they will do a professional job and hand over the warehouse on time.

“Thanks to the entire SCM team for their contributions and offering efficient services to our customers.”

Kerry Indev was adjudicated as the Best in CHA Clearances at the 9th Annual Maritime & Logistics Awards 2018 held at the St. Regis Hotel in Mumbai. The grand gala took place on the 31st of August 2018 and recognized the leading companies & individuals in the sector.

The award is a reflection of Kerry Indev’s commitment to excellence, and our emphasis on providing qualitative solutions to meet our client needs.

Kerry Indev COO Mr. PK Elumalai was honored with an award for his hard work and commitment to excellence from Adyar Ananda Bhavan Sweets & Snacks, Chennai. The award was presented at a function commemorating AAB Founder’s Day on 9th September 2018.

Kerry Indev Chairman Mr. Xavier Britto was the chief guest for the function & gave away the award! Mr. Britto is himself a recipient of the award in the past. The award instituted by the ABB Group recognizes outstanding service & commitment to excellence by people in various walks of life.

Mr. Xavier Britto an alumni of the Loyola College, Chennai was awarded the Star of Loyola Award at the Annual Alumni Awards 2018.

These were Mr. Xavier’s remarks as he received this prestigious honor:

Great honor for me in my life. I have received many awards in my life, but this is one of the most prestigious awards to get from my college where I studied and worked as a professor for one year. I am thankful to all the Jesuit priests. They are mainly responsible for my position in the society. Coming from the village and getting opportunity to study in such a famous college and receiving this award from them is life fulfillment. Thanks to Almighty and my parents. I am really happy to share with my wife, Sneha, Mitchell, my brothers and sisters, friends, relatives and all the well-wishers. I am fortunate to be the recipient of this award.

Kerry Logistics is now among the World’s Top 10 Ocean Freight Forwarders

Kerry Indev Logistics has been selected for the prestigious “World Customs Organization Certificate of Merit” award on the occasion of the International Customs Day 2018. This is in recognition of the company’s commitment and rendering of exceptional service, highlighted a release.

Kerry Indev will be receiving this most important award in its history from the hands of the Minister of State (Finance) Mr Shiv Pratap Shukla, in the presence of the Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley, during the presentation of the Presidential Awards on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Mr. Xavier Britto, Chairman of Kerry Indev, said this recognition is a a great milestone and a source of great pride for him and for the entire team of Kerry Indev Group for which he appreciated all the team members. He thanked one and all for the support, without which this would not have been possible.

Kerry Indev was adjudicated to be the Diversified Logistics Player for 2017 at the Maritime & Logistics Awards. The awards are a recognition of Kerry Indev’s leadership in the Diversified Logistics space in India. The jury for the awards comprises of the leading luminaries of the logistics sector – representing the finest expertise and longstanding experience.

The awards are a testament to Kerry Indev’s commitment to innovation, technological prowess, business excellence and operational expertise. The All India Maritime and Logistical Awards are into its eight edition and were handed out at St. Regis Hotel, Mumbai on 15th September 2017.

Kerry Indev secured two prestigious awards at the Times Business Awards 2017. The awards are a testament to Kerry Indev’s continued push towards innovation and excellence in the logistics space. Kerry Indev was named the Best AFS Private Operator while the company’s Ennore Cargo Container Terminal became the First Authorized Operator in the Logistics space.

These awards represent another feather in the cap for Kerry Indev. The reward is a recognition of the spirit of innovation & excellence that permeates the organization. It is also a recognition of our unwavering commitment to delivering customer satisfaction and going above & beyond expectations to achieve it.

KERRY Indev Logistics has commenced its business relationship with the globally renowned Schaeffler Group. It recently handled Schaeffler’s first shipment by air, which was an over-dimensional cargo (ODC) that was moved on freighter aircraft and loaded in 20-feet pallets totally weighing 8,500 kg. The final destination was Beijing airport (PEK). The cargo was picked up from the FAG factory in Vadodara and Customs- cleared by Kerry Indev at Mumbai airport.
At Beijing airport, the cargo was Customs-cleared by Kerry Logistics and thereafter delivered at the With the consignment are (from left) Mr Himanshu Bhargav of Kerry Indev, Mr Dhaval Gandhi, General Manager, Kerry Indev, and Mr. Basavraj Bhaikatti and Mr. Nirah Shah of Schaeffler India Ltd. consignee’s door. Kerry thus provided end-to-end supply chain solution for the Schaeffler Group.

The Schaeffler Group is a leading manufacturer of rolling bearings and linear products worldwide as well as a renowned supplier to the automotive industry. In India, with its three strong brands – INA, FAG and Luk – the Schaeffler Group has emerged as a leading development and engineering partner for its customers, ensuring cost effective local production, rapid delivery service, seamless application engineering and sales support.

THE Free Trade Ware housing Zone (FTWZ) unit of Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt. Ltd (formerly known as Indev Logistics Pvt. Ltd) has been bestowed with the Export Excellence Award for 2014-15 and 2015-16 by the Office of the Development Commissioner, MEPZ – Special Economic Zone & HEOUs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, headed by Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Kerry Indev Logistics won the award for “Highest Exports for the period 2015-16 under SEZ Unit Miscellaneous category”.

Such awards will be the driving force behind initiatives like the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi’s “Make in India”, the company said in a statement. Indev Logistics has been contributing towards building the country’s infrastructure since its inception, with its services offering Competent, Competitive and Comprehensive integrated logistics solutions under one roof. It has strong presence pan- India in various verticals of SCM such as Customs broking, CFS, AFS, ICDs, Bonded Warehouse, 3PL Warehouse, Transportation, NVOCC, Cold Chain Warehouse, International Freight Forwarding as well as FTWZ.

FTWZ, a policy of the government of India, is a special category of Special Economic Zone (SEZ). It is governed by the SEZ Act, 2005 and SEZ Rules, 2006 with a clear focus on trading and warehousing. As per the SEZ rule 18 (5) and instruction 60, a FTWZ unit shall be allowed to hold goods on behalf of Indian buyer/seller, foreign buyer/seller for despatch as per the owner’s instruction.
Indev Logistics commenced its FTWZ operations in Chennai with warehousing space of 26,394 sq. feet and strength of 15 employees in July 2013, and within a short span of five months, the unit increased its warehousing space to 43,000 sq. feet. There has been continuous further transformation and improvement, with the warehousing space being expanded to 2,00,000 sq.feet along with state-ofart equipment and IT systems.

The FTWZ unit became ISO 9001:2015 certified in 2016, with employee strength of more than 150.

The 32-year-old Indev Logistics Pvt. Ltd merged with Kerry Logistics Pvt. Ltd, the Hong Kong-based logistics giant, and rebranded itself as Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt. Ltd in April 2016 to expand its trademark and network globally. Kerry Indev sourced 15 acres of land on long lease for a period of 30 years, with scope for further extension, at Adani Port and Special Economic Zone, Mundra, Gujarat to develop the first phase of a new FTWZ unit with 70,000 sq. feet area. There are plans to expand the facility and have FTWZ unit and CFS in the same premises. Mr Xavier Britto, Chairman of Kerry Indev Logistics, said: “Kerry Indev is ready with costand business-effective last mile delivery and supply chain solutions to offer to our customers under the GST regime. We are part of a fast-growing international freight forwarding network that is ranked among the first 25 global forwarders and covers the entire globe.”

Kerry Logistics bagged “The Best CHA Award” for the consecutive 9th year. We also received “The Best Super-brand of the Year in the Logistics Industry” for the year 2016-2017. We also received “The Best Performance and Growth” award for the year 2016-2017. We also received for the first time an independent award for Bengaluru for “Freight Forwarder of the Year 2016-2017”.

We were shortlisted among top 3in the following categories.

  • Freight Forwarder of the year Exports
  • Freight Forwarder if the year Imports
  • Container Freight Station of the year
  • Inland Container Depot of the year
  • Custom Broker of the year (Sea & Air) Bangalore Region

Overall, the group bagged four different awards and nominated in five different categories.

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