CJ Logistics to run iHerb’s Asian distribution center in Incheon

2018.05.17 16:10:28 | 2018.05.17 16:12:53

[Photo provided by CJ Logistics Corp.]이미지 확대

[Photo provided by CJ Logistics Corp.]

South Korea’s largest parcel delivery service company CJ Logistics Corp. will operate the Asian regional logistics center for iHerb, California-based health food supplier, from next year.

The logistics and distribution center located at the free trade zone nearby the Incheon International Airport commands a space of 30,000 square meters, the company said.

iHerb is a California-based online retailer that sells more than 35,000 natural products to 150 countries. The center will be responsible for shipping products to Asia.

“We’ll build a distribution center employing cutting-edge technologies for nutritional supplements, vitamins and other health products with an aim to make it fully operational early next year,” said a CJ Logistics official.

Overseas distribution center can create 300 jobs and generate economic benefits worth 100 billion won ($9.3 million), according to the Korea Customs Service.

By Lee Duk-joo and Lee Ha-yeon

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