The Japanese economy grew 0.9 percent in the January-March quarter from the preceding quarter, or at an annualized pace of 3.5 percent, in real terms, the Cabinet Office said in a preliminary report on May 16.
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15 May 2013
Japan’s Hitachi Transport System Ltd. acquired a stake of about 87 percent in U.S. logistics firm James J. Boyle & Co. as part of efforts to further expand its global operations.
14 May 2013
BMW has selected DB Schenker to operate a new spare parts warehouse on Japan’s main island of Honshu.
09 May 2013
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. said on May 9 that its net profit declined 4.3 percent in fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, from a year earlier to 9.134 billion yen ($92.26 million) on a consolidated basis.
08 May 2013
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, said on May 8 that its net profit sank 11.6 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, to 23.831 billion yen ($240.72 million) on a consolidated basis.
07 May 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Kobe in western Japan fell 1.3 percent in 2012 from a year earlier to about 2.071 million 20-foot equivalent unit, according to preliminary figures released by the Kobe municipal government.
02 May 2013
Lufthansa Cargo boosted operating profit by 35 percent in the traditionally weak first quarter and said it expects full year earnings to better its 2012 result as it continues to cull capacity in line with weak global demand.
01 May 2013
Japan’s trade volume increased in March 2013, showing both imports and exports up when compared to the previous month and year, according to Japan’s Ministry of Finance.
30 Apr 2013
OIA Global has opened an office in Tokyo, in line with the logistics company’s ongoing expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.
30 Apr 2013
Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc., the parent firm of All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA), said on Tuesday that its group net profit surged 53.1 percent in fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, from a year earlier to 43.140 billion yen ($440.20 million) despite a slump in cargo operations.
30 Apr 2013
Japan Airlines Corp. said on Tuesday that its group net profit tumbled 8.0 percent in fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, from a year earlier to 171.672 billion yen ($1.75 billion), despite revenue growth.