Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has acquired a 49 percent stake in NEC Logistics Ltd., the logistics arm of NEC Corp., the two companies announced on Dec. 2.
NYK Volunteers Participate in Revitalization Activities in Area Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake
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Trade Tech to Host Seminar Series With NACCS to Help Shipping Community Prepare for Japan’s New 24-Hour Rule
15 Oct 2013
Lower demand growth and freight rates are forcing “rational” intra-Asia shipping lines to cooperate to optimize opportunities and avoid sinking into the red, according to one leading executive.
14 Oct 2013
TOKYO — Yusen Logistics is focusing on building supply chains in Mexico, Myanmar and Cambodia, as the former provides customers easier access to the North American market and latter two allow shippers to diversify their sourcing.
11 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November.
10 Oct 2013
Trade Tech, a cloud-based solutions provider for the logistics industry, has opened a new office in Tokyo to support customers in Japan and the surrounding region.
08 Oct 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Tokyo edged up 0.3 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 2.089 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Tokyo metropolitan government.
04 Oct 2013
The governments of Spain and Japan have agreed to streamline their customs procedures to facilitate trade, ensure compliance and exchange information on new customs procedures.
03 Oct 2013
Several members of Congress have asked U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to use the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement talks to help resolve the months-long lockout of International Longshore and Warehouse Union grain workers in the Pacific Northwest by two Japanese grain conglomerates.
30 Sep 2013
DB Schenker has opened a logistics center in Baraki, Japan, about 25 kilometers (approximately 15.5 miles) away from central Tokyo.
30 Sep 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the sixth straight month in August on a year-on-year basis, jumping 9.5 percent to 47,598 tons.
27 Sep 2013
Containers of auto parts imported through U.S. ports reached 220,366 20-foot containers in the second quarter of 2013, their highest volume since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2007. Imports were up year-over-year for a 15thstraight quarter, although it was the smallest rate of increase during this period.