Japan

Japan

22 Dec 2014
Mitsui-Soko Holdings Co. will take a controlling stake in Sony Supply Chain Solutions Inc. for about 18 billion yen (US$151 million), marking the latest in a series of acquisitions by Japanese transportation and logistics companies targeting subsidiaries of struggling domestic electronics giants.
Tokyo port. Photo: Lodimup / Shutterstock.com.
11 Aug 2014
Tokyo, the largest Japanese container port, is gaining market share at the expense of smaller Japanese ports, according to an analysis of port data from the consulting firm SeaIntel.
08 Aug 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. saw its group net profit plunge over 50 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2014
06 Aug 2014
Japan has decided not to extend punitive tariffs imposed on some products imported from the United States in retaliation for a U.S. anti-dumping trade law known as the Byrd amendment.
04 Aug 2014
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, saw its group net profit sink over 30 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2014
01 Aug 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co.
31 Jul 2014
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. reported a sharp deterioration in its container-shipping financials for its fiscal first quarter ending on June 30th and said that rates during the remainder of its year would not recover to the degree it had projected.
31 Jul 2014
Interim result season is in full swing, and the financial reports reveal carriers in the container-shipping industry searching for a silver lining.
30 Jul 2014
ANA Holdings Inc.’s international cargo revenue surged nearly 20 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.
30 Jul 2014
Despite managing to restore profitability in the past year, MOL president Koichi Muto said the company’s container division continues to lose money and can’t recover without massive changes.
29 Jul 2014
Japan Airlines Corp.’s group net profit tumbled 19.4 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.