New-look Yusen hits the road

Yusen Logistics has taken delivery of the first trailers in a new livery as part of the forwarder’s Transform 2025 rebranding strategy, part of a long-term to enter the top 10 UK logistics providers. It follows the earlier acquisition of eCommerce delivery and fulfilment specialist ILG. [+]

Yusen launches live tracking

Yusen Logistics has launched a live track and trace system. VISIONi offers live temperature and door open security monitoring, along with GPS tracking, and autonomous pre-emptive alerts and reports. It runs a stringently controlled operation across ninety GDP approved hauliers as part of its Control Tower solution for the ... [+]

Yusen lands animal meds contract

Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded national warehousing and final mile distribution for Australian animal healthcare specialist Jurox. It will handle its entire UK including international cross border air freight, together with their complete outbound and inbound flows from Australia to worldwide [+]

Aerospace win lifts Yusen

Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded a contract with Spirit AeroSystems for warehousing, inbound freight and onward distribution to Airbus. Spirit is a key supplier of major wing structures to both Airbus and Boeing programs. Yusen is also enabling inbound ocean and air freight solutions to Spirit’s UK Hub for ... [+]

Not any old iron

Forwarder Yusen Logistics UK is helping to bring a touch of glamour to a mundane domestic chore. It has been selected as The Funky Iron Company’s freight partner to support the upcoming launch of the UK start-up company’s first product line in October this year. [+]

Yusen sets up online hubs

Japanese-owned forwarder Yusen Logistics UK has set up dedicated fulfilment centres for the e-commerce sector. The sites are strategically located close to all major parcel delivery hubs to provide nationwide next day service with late cut-off times.  Technology has optimised the pick route and process based on basket size, product ... [+]

Yusen acquires e-commerce specialist

Yusen Logistics’ UK arm has acquired is e-commerce delivery and fulfilment specialist ILG. Established in 1990, ILG is active in warehousing, fulfilment and delivery, and has specific expertise in the fashion and beauty verticals. It operates over 175,000sq ft of warehousing, with over 220 employees serving more than 700 clients ... [+]

New UK boss for Yusen Logistics

Yusen Logistics UK has appointed Andy Fitt as its new managing director, succeeding Kevin Appleton, who becomes chairman.  Fitt was previously business unit director and, most recently, deputy managing director. He previously held positions held at CEVA, Norbert Dentressangle UK and TNT Logistics. [+]

Yusen completes new Midlands site

Yusen Logistics’ has finished construction of its 186,000sq m warehouse at Prologis Park Wellingborough West, in the Midlands. With the highest BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method), rating possible for its size the site is next to the A509 and ideally situated for Birmingham, London and the East Coast ports. Managing ... [+]

Clean, green fleet for Yusen

Yusen Logistics UK is investing in a fleet of 45 new Euro 6 T-range Renault tractor units. It follows the addition of 50 new MAN TGX 460s to the fleet. The new trucks will be in place by the end of January. [+]

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