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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27 Nov 2013
Japan’s new anti-piracy law will take effect on Saturday, 17 days after it was enacted by the Diet, the nati
21 Nov 2013
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States widened 38.8 percent in October from a year earlier to 577.2 billion yen ($5.77 billion) as exports surged at a much faster pace than imports, according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry this week.
20 Nov 2013
U.S. beef exports in September remained ahead of 2012 levels, but pork exports continued to face “a number of challenges"...
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
14 Nov 2013
Japan’s economic growth slowed sharply in the July-September quarter as the rate of increase in consumer spending tumbled and exports fell for the first time in three quarters, according to a preliminary report released by the Cabinet Office on Nov. 14.
07 Nov 2013
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. (KWE) said on Nov. 7 that its net profit tumbled 15.9 percent in the first half of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, from a year earlier to ¥4.064 billion ($41.2 million) on a consolidated basis.
07 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized imports climbed 5.2 percent year-over-year in August, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in August. This was the largest year-over-year jump since February 2013.
06 Nov 2013
Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) said that its international cargo volume rose for the seventh straight month in September on a year-on-year basis, increasing 5.8 percent to 49,999 tons.
05 Nov 2013
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, said that its group net profit plunged 34.2 percent in the first half of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, from a year earlier to ¥7.443 billion ($75.9 million) despite revenue growth.
01 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.