CJ Century To Provide Total Logistics Services To Astro

Kuala Lumpur, 16 November 2021 - Total logistics solutions provider, CJ Century Logistics Holdings Berhad (“CJ Century”) is pleased to announce the signing of a Warehousing, Fulfilment and Logistics Services Agreement (“Agreement”) with MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“Astro”). This partnership will commence on 1 December 2021 for an initial period of three (3) years with an option to extend for two (2) more years upon conclusion of the initial term.

A signing and awarding ceremony was held at Astro’s headquarters, All Asia Broadcast Center in Bukit Jalil on 12 November 2021, to signify the execution of the Agreement previously signed electronically. The event was attended by Steven C.H. Teow, Chief Executive Officer, CJ Century and Euan Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Pay-TV and Group COO, Astro, together with the senior management representatives from both parties.

Steven C.H. Teow shared that the award comes at a very opportune time and marks the beginning of a new milestone for CJ Century, particularly after the recent disposal of its loss making courier services unit

“I am delighted with this new award which enables us to expand our service offering to a major household brand in Malaysia. We believe that Astro’s strategic and long-term view on their supply chain priorities fits very well with what CJ Century does best. Having partnered with some of the nation’s largest and most successful companies over many years gives us the confidence that we can assist Astro in fulfilling their logistics needs in the years to come”, Steven added.

Being a leading total logistics solutions provider in the country, CJ Century’s model of valueadded solutions encompasses warehousing and distribution services that are scaled and customised to cater to the needs of discerning customers as well as improve operational efficiency that positively enhance the clientele and their end customers. The Company has net lettable space in excess of 4.5 million square feet (418,000 square meters) and employs more than 1,000 people nationwide.

Euan Smith said “We are pleased to have CJ Century on board as our logistics partner. We are confident that its supply chain management capabilities and operational excellence will play a pivotal role in increasing flexibility for our installers and reducing delivery, installation and service lead times of Astro Ultra and Ulti Boxes for our customers, as well as delivering better cost efficiency. With CJ Century’s customised solutions, we will be able to deliver a holistic easy-touse, go-to platform and seamless entertainment for our customers.”

Astro is Malaysia’s leading content and entertainment company, serving 5.7 million homes or 73% of Malaysian TV households, 6,400 enterprises, 16.8 million weekly radio listeners (FM and digital), 14.3 million digital monthly unique visitors and 3.0 million shoppers across its TV, radio, digital and commerce platforms.

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