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. [+]

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 ... [+]

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