Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics is a Tokyo-based global logistics provider with over 20,000 employees in more than 500 offices located in Asia, Australia, Europe, South America and North America. Yusen Logistics’ array of services includes LTL trucking, Air Freight Forwarding, port drayage; Contract Logistics; Ocean Freight Forwarding; ISO container repositioning; network optimization, and distribution management.

Yusen Logistics is a subsidiary of Nippon Yusen, a Tokyo-based Japanese shipping company that belongs to the Mitsubishi keiretsu (industrial alliance). Nippon Yusen operates a fleet of about 800 ships, that includes container ships, tankers, bulk and wood chip carriers, Ro-Ro car carriers, reefer vessels, LNG carriers and cruise ships.

In addition to its transportation capabilities, Yusen Logistics (Americas) has a network of warehouses strategically located in key domestic U.S. locations. 

 

Less logistics cross-training stifles container solutions
05 Jul 2019
The lack of cross-training for various functions is creating an environment where fewer workers have the ability to solve problems creatively, according to conversations with more than a dozen industry veterans over the last year.
A truck stop in Nevada, United States.
08 Oct 2018
Transplace, with headquarters in Frisco, Texas, near Dallas, has been growing rapidly in recent years and expects to move $8 billion through its network this year.
01 Aug 2017
Yusen’s revenue rose in all regions except the Americas.
28 Apr 2017
The Japanese international freight forwarder had predicted a group net profit.
10 Apr 2017
The Tokyo-based company has lost 8.9 percent of its value.
24 Mar 2017
Japanese authorities have ordered Yusen Logistics Co. to completely suspend its customs clearance operations.
03 Feb 2017
Yusen Logistics fell into the red despite growing air and sea volumes.
02 Nov 2016
Yusen Logistics swung into the red in the first half of fiscal year 2016.
Profits at Yusen Logistics and Nippon Express were both impacted by declines in their Americas business.
01 Aug 2016
Profits at two of Japan’s leading logistics companies fell in the first quarter of fiscal year 2016.
21 Jun 2016
Major Japanese transportation and logistics companies are following in the footsteps of their corporate customers and rushing to strengthen their presence in Mexico.
27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
06 May 2016
Japan’s major transportation and logistics companies are on a spending spree in Myanmar.
29 Apr 2016
Yusen Logistics Co.’s group net profit was shaped by an uneven performance across its business segments and geographic regions.
01 Feb 2016
Yusen Logistics Co.’s net profit more than doubled in the first nine months of the fiscal year ending in March on a year-over-year basis thanks to solid revenue growth, particularly overseas, and a negligible extraordinary charge.
10 Nov 2015
Logistics operators at the U.S.-Mexican border are handling more transloaded truck freight, as rising volumes clash with the weak peso and imbalanced capacity.
05 Nov 2015
Yusen Logistics Co.’s fiscal first-half net profit more than tripled thanks to robust revenue growth driven by solid cargo volumes, a weaker yen and the end of an antitrust lawsuit-related extraordinary loss in the United States.
03 Aug 2015
Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. returned to profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, which started April 1, thanks to robust revenue growth and the end of heavy losses caused by an antitrust lawsuit in the United States.
19 Jun 2015
Yusen Logistics and Mazda have begun a joint venture intended to increase the efficiency of Mazda’s global supply chain as the automotive industry in Asia continues to grow.
15 Jun 2015
Automotive part shippers can tap a new less-than-containerload service offering faster service between China and Japan by bypassing Hong Kong.
01 May 2015
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. said that its group net profit more than doubled in the fiscal year ended March 31, as its revenue grew robustly and its strenuous cost-cutting efforts paid off.
03 Mar 2015
The quality, availability and management of data has to improve if the supply chain is to efficiently handle the mountain of information that is now available to carriers and their customers, panelists said at the 13th annual TPM Conference in Long Beach, California.
02 Feb 2015
Yusen Logistics Co.’s group net profit doubled in the first three quarters of fiscal 2014 — despite antitrust losses in the United States and Singapore — thanks to strong revenue growth and strenuous cost-cutting efforts.
31 Dec 2014
After two years of preparations, Nippon Express Co. has set up a subsidiary in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, joining a growing army of Japanese transportation, logistics and other firms aiming to cash in on what is widely seen as Asia’s last frontier market.
02 Dec 2014
Japan and Turkey have kicked off negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement, as Tokyo sees the newly industrialized country as a potentially lucrative market and strategic gateway to other markets in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere.
Yusen Logistics warehouse
18 Nov 2014
Yusen Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Vietnam’s Hai Phong City to tap growing electronics and auto manufacturing production in the country’s northern region.
03 Nov 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. saw its net profit surge 146.8 percent year-over-year in the first half of fiscal 2014, which ended Sept. 31, to ¥695 million ($6.17 million).
01 Oct 2014
Yusen Logistics is beefing up its footprint in Turkey by partnering with Turkish logistics provider İnci Logistics.
01 Aug 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co.
Yusen Logistics’ new temperature- and humidity-controlled system at its warehouse in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park.
14 Jul 2014
Yusen Logistics has expanded its cross-border trucking services for Indochina with the launch of a temperature-controlled less-than-truckload service for food products moving between Vietnam and Cambodia.
Yusen Logistics’ new Jababeka warehouse in Jakarta, Indonesia.
04 Jun 2014
Major Japanese freight forwarder Yusen Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Jababeka in Jakarta, Indonesia, to capitalize on growth in Southeast Asia.
04 May 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. said that its group net profit surged 17.5 percent in fiscal 2013, which ended on March 31, from a year earlier to ¥1.32 billion ($12.9 million).
01 Apr 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. released a new medium-term management plan that calls for boosting its group operating revenue by 25 percent within the next three years, but its ambitions go even further.
03 Feb 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. said that its group net profit plunged 38.9 percent in the first three quarters of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, 2013, from a year earlier to ¥913 million (US$8.95 million) despite a big jump in operating revenue.
Yusen Logistics’ new Duisburg facility.
10 Jan 2014
Yusen Logistics is expanding its warehousing operations in Duisburg, Germany.
01 Nov 2013
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. said its group net profit plunged 79.0 percent year-over-year in the first half of fiscal 2013, which began on April 1, to 282 million yen ($2.9 million) despite a big jump in operating revenue.