Yusen Logistics MD saddles up for round-Britain challenge

David Goldsborough is emerging on a ‘Tour de Yusen’ – an epic 767-mile bike ride encompassing most of the logistics operator’s UK sites. HE will start Sunderland and finish in Northampton as he fundraises to support local charities nominated by YLUK colleagues.  Yusen Logistics is collecting donations at: [+]

Yusen renews appliance contract

Yusen Logistics UK has extended its long standing-relationship with Europe’s largest manufacturer of home appliances, BSH Hausgeräte, which makes well-known brands such as Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau and NEFF. It extends a relationship which started in 2007 to provide a range of distribution services to BSH’s small trade customers utilising YLUK’s ... [+]

Yusen creates Chile joint venture

Yusen Logistics has set up a joint venture in Chile with its partner, Transmeridian Group. Based in Santiago Yusen Logistics Chile will offer ocean, air, road and international supply chain services. For industries such as food and beverage, energy, and retail.  [+]

Second Russian warehouse for Yusen

Yusen Logistics is to open a 24,000sq m warehouse in Pokrov, near Moscow, in January 2014. With growing demand for consumer goods, especially large electrical appliances, warehouse capacity has become tight. The warehouse is located 20 kilometers south of Moscow and will be the second facility in Russia, the other being ... [+]

First for pharma to southern Africa

Yusen Logistics and Imperial Health Sciences will launch the pharmaceutical industry’s first dedicated, temperature controlled sea freight consolidation service to southern Africa in January 2014. Claimed to be the first total solution for pharma on this trade lane, the weekly service has been developed in response to demand from pharmaceutical customers ... [+]

Yusen Cambodia ready to go

Yusen Logistics (Cambodia) will start operations on 1 November, said the Japanese owned forwarder. Yusen Logistics set up a Phnom Penh representative office in 2011 and has expanded its business through local partners , prompting the company to launch its own corporation. Yusen Logistics has developed a range of forwarding ... [+]

Yusen provides link for Fairtrade

Yusen Logistics is providing international supply chain solutions for UK fair trade organisation, Traidcraft. The operation, which is based at Yusen Logistics’ Newcastle site, includes inbound and outbound global flows, as well as cross-docking shipments for the range of ingredients going into Fairtrade bars. Yusen Logistics is handling a number of ... [+]

Yusen grows in Thailand

Yusen Logistics has opened its third warehouse at the Yusen Laem Chabang Logistics Centre, in Thailand. Its total warehousing space in the country is over 200,000 m2. Laem Chabang is approximately 100 km southeast of Bangkok and is home to many auto manufacturers and component makers. Yusen has already begun ... [+]

Yusen offers Far East LCL options

The NYK Group's fowarding arm, Yusen Logistics has launched weekly LCL services from Hong Kong and Shanghai to Southampton. Using only “premium carriers”  and high security standards, it offers a transit time of 24 days from Hong Kong to Southampton and 30 days from Shanghai.With its own managed de-van facility and ... [+]

New FTA president

Yusen Logistics UK managing director Ian Veitch is to be the new president of the Freight Transport Association, taking over from Stewart Oades. Ian Veitch became chief executive of NYK’s merged UK logistics businesses in 2005 and became the first European board member of of NYK Group in Japan. His ... [+]

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