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Yusen Logistics drives trade

Industry Reports by Synergy Media Specialists

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 17 October, 2012, 12:20pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 9:55am

The major drivers for NYK Group's logistics business, NYK Logistics and Yusen Air & Sea Service, have integrated under a single brand, Yusen Logistics. Long-term global partnerships, sophisticated information technology platforms and unparalleled service quality today position the company as a leader in international logistics.

Japan spearheaded the new brand in October 2010 and integration on the mainland will take place this year.

Yusen has been established for more than 30 years in Hong Kong and, today, Yusen Logistics has positioned itself as the ideal partner offering world-class ocean, land and air transport expertise. Established in 1885, NYK, one of the world's most trusted names in shipping and logistics, has worked alongside Yusen since 1955.

Today, customers recognise the benefits of working with Yusen Logistics as the two founding companies have developed a wealth of experience working together.

Covering 37 countries, Yusen Logistics focuses on airfreight forwarding, ocean-freight forwarding, land transport and contract logistics in five strategic regions - Japan, the Americas, Europe, East Asia and South Asia and Oceania.

As an international logistics provider, Yusen Logistics understands the importance of providing clients with a high-quality, "made-in-Japan" approach to its services in order to distinguish the company from other logistics groups.

Yusen Logistics is committed to the expansion of its business within the Asian region, particularly on the mainland and Hong Kong, as the company recognises the importance of Hong Kong's geographical position as a regional hub.

April last year saw Yusen Logistics (Hong Kong) initiate operations focusing on freight forwarding (air/ocean) and contract logistics.

As one of the most exciting, energetic business areas in the world, the port plays an important role in Yusen Logistics' future strategy for the region.

Yusen Logistics' commitment to Hong Kong is set to continue through the company's new Hong Kong warehouse facility, due to open next month.

As China's consumer market develops, Yusen Logistics is poised take advantage of the increased inland opportunities by reinforcing and expanding its network from Hong Kong into the western areas of the mainland.