Integrated Logistics Services
Logistics act as service enabler for all forms of trade and distribution activities, showing consistent growth over the years.
Integrated logistics services (ILS) involve companies providing end-to-end logistics, including multimodal transportation (air, ocean, road, rail), warehousing, and value-added services, forming a comprehensive logistics solution.
Main activities involved are:
3 + 1
Warehousing, transportation, freight forwarding
and at least distribution/ supply chain management
or other related value-added logistics services/activities
Own the following minimum infrastructure:
Units of Commercial Vehicles
The rapid expansion of e-commerce significantly influences the Malaysian logistics sector, forces firms to undergo digitalisation, creating seamless e-fulfillment centers across the country, and efficiently serving the global supply chain activities.
Modern supply chains rely heavily on emerging technologies that integrate high-tech ICT and IoT systems. With a 68% year-on-year surge in e-commerce during 2021, Malaysia stands as an appealing investment destination in Southeast Asia.
Cold Chain Logistics
Cold chain logistics in Malaysia is a growing industry with a positive outlook. It’s driven by strong growth enablers such as an increase in freight volumes, improving logistics infrastructure, and structural growth in e-commerce.
Cold chain logistics is growing post-pandemic, with smart facilities and refrigeration systems being developed.
The industry is also witnessing more and more investments from large logistics providers, especially in niches like dangerous goods, including development of mega-sized smart warehouses.
There are plentiful investment opportunities as the industry concentrates on enhancing the capability and efficiency of logistics service providers.
This involves expanding and upgrading to cutting-edge technologies like Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) with integrated IoT systems, as well as adopting smart logistics for improved competitiveness.