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 director for Yusen Logistics UK, Kevin Appleton (right), commented: The combination of Wellingborough’s location and Prologis’ delivery capability made a ... [+]

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. [+]

Yusen to buy Keswick’s Romanian logistics arm

UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group is to sell its Tibbett Logistics subsidiary in Romania to NYK forwarding subsidiary Yusen Logistics for an undisclosed sum, subject to Romanian Competition Council approval. The sale is expected to complete before the end of the year. Tibbett Logistics will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Amsterdam-based ... [+]

NYK to take total control of Yusen

Japan’s NYK shipping and transport group is to acquire the remaining 41% stake of its freight forwarding subsidiary, Yusen Logistics, that it does not own. It plans to complete the transaction by the end of March 2018. NYK Group foresees the creation of two main business ‘pillars’, namely air/ocean freight ... [+]

Yusen to manage UK pharma supply chain

Indian manufacturer Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has appointed a contract to Yusen Logistics. The forwarder will use its 15,000sq m GDP compliant, MHRA licenced warehousing facility at Grange Park, Northampton to handle all Glenmark product destined for the UK market, including temperature controlled pallet storage and pick and pack and managing nationwide ... [+]

Yusen to expand Benelux pharma facilities

Yusen Logistics is to extend its existing Antwerp Distribution Center in Melsele, Belgium. The 18,000sq m European hub of the forwarder’s European Pharmaceutical Super Highway system will be increased by a further 8,000sq m, divided between cold storage (2-8°C) and ambient storage (15-25°C). Yusen Logistics will also start work shortly ... [+]

Yusen offers groundbreaking import service in Russia

Yusen Logistics has launched air import consolidation services at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and Domodedovo airports and for Pulkovo in St Petersburg. The forwarder describes them as “a genuine innovation in the Russian transportation industry, with Yusen Logistics being the first international airfreight forwarder to offer such consolidation services at these three ... [+]

Yusen lends its expertise to Transaid

Yusen Logistics Leeds operations manager, Louise Gunby has begun a three month secondment to Transaid’s Professional Driver Training project in Zambia She is supporting the Industrial Training Centre (ITC) in Zambia in its work to reduce traffic fatalities in sub-Saharan Africa through professional HGV, PSV and forklift truck training. Whilst on ... [+]

Yusen has a solution

Yusen Logistics Solutions Indonesia has opened a new 6,000sq m warehouse in the MM2100 Industrial Town logistics hub near Jakarta. The location is home to a large number of car manufacturing operations and the new warehouse provides storage and handling services mainly for automotive parts and materials. [+]

Yusen offers Russia customs clearance

Yusen Logistics Russia (YLRU) has become a Federal Customs license holder, and can now offer clearance services of all cargo types delivered by road and air within the country. The new services also include preparation of documentation for import or export Customs declarations; preparation of AWB, CMR, TIR Carnets, including ... [+]

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