[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2024] Milestones in 86 years of development of Nippon Express, a Japanese global logistics services company (1937)


(worldkings.org) Nippon Express Co., Ltd. is a Japanese global logistics company that provides various transportation and logistics services.

The company was established in 1937 and has since grown to become one of the largest logistics companies in the world. Nippon Express offers a wide range of services, including air and ocean freight forwarding, land transportation, warehousing, distribution, and customs clearance.

The company operates not only in Japan but also has a significant international presence with offices and facilities in numerous countries. Nippon Express serves a diverse range of industries, including automotive, electronics, retail, pharmaceuticals, and more.

(Wowtimes) Nippon Express’sHistory and Achievements

  • 1937: Nippon Express Company Ltd., established by pooling the assets of Kokusai Tsu-un and six other companies.
  • 1941: Nippon Express consolidated all major Japanese transportation companies into Nippon Express and started modern-day operations.
  • 1950: Nippon Express was listed on the stock exchange and reestablished as a private company
  • 1955: Travel services and domestic air-freight forwarding began
  • 1957: the international air-freight forwarding began
  • 1958: New York Representative Office opened Transport History Archives (currently Museum of LogiStics) opened
  • 1962: Nippon Express USA lnc. Established
  • 1965: The Security Transport Business Division established
  • 1972: The company performed services for the Winter Olympics in Sapporo.
  • 1973: Nippon Express (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., established
  • 1977: Nippon Express (Nederland) established.
  • 1981: Nippon Express (U.K) Ltd., and Nippon Express (Deutschland) GmbH established
  • 1992: Global network expanded to more than 200 operational bases
  • 1994: Shanghai Express international Co Ltd., established in China
  • 2001: The number of maritime employees reached 10,000.
  • 2007: Domestic moving products renewed Acquired a transportation business in India, absorbing it as a subsidiary named Nippon Express (India)
  • 2012: Nippon Express (South Asia & Oceania) Pte. Ltd. established in Singapore.
  • 2014: Foreign bases exceeded 500 points. Nippon Express Engineering (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. established.
  • 2015: Foreign employees exceeded 20,000.
  • 2017: Nippon Express's annual revenues exceeded US$16 billion, making it one of the top five global logistics services providers.
  • 2023: Nippon Express has a strong global network that spans over 40 countries, with company direct operations in 33 nations.


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