Nippon Express sets it sights on top five place as its seals the knot with Cargo-partner

Nippon Express has formally completed its purchase of Austrian-based Cargo-partner, paving the way for the Japanese forwarder to become a major international logistics company. NX Holdings chairman, Mitsuru Saito, said that the merger, first announced in May 2023 would help propel Nippon Express from its current number eight ranking in the league table of global logistics companies to a place among the leading world players, rubbing shoulders with the likes of ... [+]

Nippon Express opens semiconductor site

Nippon Express USA has opened a dedicated semiconductor warehouse in Mesa, Arizona. The Mesa Logistics Center is about 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and has ready access to nearby semiconductor plants less than an hour away. The warehouse is compliant with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements and ... [+]

Nippon Express to buy Cargo-partner

Founder of Austrian forwarder Cargo-partner Stefan Krauter is to sell the business to Japan’s Nippon Express Holdings, the parent company of Nippon Express, APC, Italian forwarder Franco Vago and others. Cargo-partner has a global turnover of €2.06 billion, with 4,000 employees in 40 countries. Krauter, who started the business 40 years ago ... [+]

Nippon Express beats the jams

Nippon Express Logistics has launched a daily ‘Covid-proof’ cross-border transport service between Zhuhai in mainland China and Hong Kong via the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge. It follows a number of restrictions imposed by China in response to the spread of infections. Severe traffic restrictions are still in place between Shenzhen and Hong ... [+]

Nippon Express sets up Morocco arms

Nippon Express Europe has spun off two of its existing business locations in Morocco – the Morocco Branch and the Tanger Med Logistics Center – into subsidiary companies to establish Nippon Express Morocco and Nippon Express Morocco Free Zone. The Group's business development in Morocco began in December 2017 in ... [+]

Nippon Express offers temperature controlled solution – for electronics

Freight forwarder Nippon Express has introduced temperature-controlled containers and transport services not to carry fruit and vegetables or even pharmaceuticals but delicate semiconductor-manufacturing and other precision equipment. Nippon Express (Shanghai) is now operating six new temperature-controlled units to carry equipment that requires strict temperature and humidity control. Semiconductors are being built into ... [+]

Canal vision

With the European Union calling for greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 55% by 2030, Japanese-owned forwarder Nippon Express has launched a last-mile delivery in Venice using hydrogen-powered boats for deliveries, primarily to luxury fashion shops. The boats are equipped with removable hydrogen generators, and they emit ... [+]

Nippon Express opens Genk site

Nippon Express Belgium has opened a Logistics Centre in Genk. Its fourth location in the country, the 20,000sq m building is adjacent to the port for barge transport from Antwerp, rail terminals and Liege Airport. Equipment includes 23 truck docks, six stretch-film wrapping machines and 38 sorters. Green features include solar ... [+]

Nippon Express launches China rail link

Nippon Express has launched a multimodal service from China to neighbouring countries taking advantage of the new China-Laos railway that opened on 3 December.  Transport is by train between Kunming, China and Vientiane, Laos and then by truck from Vientiane to Thailand and other countries across the international border with ... [+]

Pharma mark for Nippon Express in Brussels

Nippon Express (Belgium) has obtained pharma industry Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its air and ground forwarding operations, at Brussels Airport, evidencing its compliance with GDP standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceuticals. The forwarder has signed an agreement with Medexi, which specializes in pharmaceutical transport, and obtained GDP ... [+]

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