Japan

Japan

29 May 2020
As intra-Asia volumes seek to find their footing amid COVID-19, the mounting war of words over China’s initial handling of the coronavirus outbreak could result in a shift of multinational manufacturing from China to other regional players.
27 May 2020
The search for transportation’s fuel of the future is regaining the momentum built up in 2019, with high-profile initiatives launched in May to accelerate research into alternatives to fossil fuels.
30 Apr 2020
It has taken three years for ONE to sail into the black, with the carrier able to hold on to its profitability through a turbulent end to its financial year.
19 Mar 2020
Shipping and logistics executives said Tokyo is seeing healthy freight volumes partly due to a cargo rush ahead of the end of Japan’s fiscal year and a rise in shipments ahead of the Tokyo Olympics that are due to start July 24.
German companies link up to tackle Japan's offshore wind market
12 Nov 2019
Two German companies join forces to work in Japan’s developing wind energy sector as the country scales back its dependence on coal and nuclear power in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster.
11 Nov 2019
A shortage of truck drivers in Japan that is causing severe delays in cargo movements will become even more of a problem as next summer’s Olympics in Tokyo approach, stakeholders warn.
31 Oct 2019
Despite reporting a profitable second quarter, the Japanese container carrier has reduced its full-year earnings forecast by nearly one-third, citing concerns over a worsening global economic environment and an expected increase in bunker costs.
15 Oct 2019
Although Typhoon Hagibis was the strongest storm to hit Japan in decades, carriers are reporting only minor disruptions to schedules and minimal damage to port infrastructure.
Nippon Express jumps into India logistics growth race
26 Sep 2019
Nippon Express takes an ownership stake in an Indian logistics company as it looks to grow its presence in the country’s evolving supply chain dynamic.
14 Aug 2019
It has been several years since Seoul-based container carrier HMM has managed to report a quarterly profit, and the second quarter of 2019 was no different.
07 Aug 2019
Maersk’s new ocean-rail service from Asia to Northern Europe is offering competitive transit times against more established all-rail routes.