Two NYK Group companies, NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc. and Yusen Air & Sea Service (U.S.A.) Inc. have merged to form Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.
In the Americas, the two have worked alongside each other for over 25 years. The combined company will offer full end-to-end service coverage, including origin cargo management, ocean freight forwarding through its Double Wing Express brand, airfreight forwarding, warehousing, reverse logistics, surface transportation and integrated supply chain solutions.
"Yusen Logistics is effectively positioned to be a Tier 1 global logistics provider with world-wide scope, resources, experience and service," according to a company statement. "The respective strengths of the two organizations in the Americas dovetail to create a company that will offer comprehensive supply chain services. From production at origin to final destination every link of the supply chain can be delivered under the guidance and control of a Yusen branded and operated service."
Globally, Yusen Logistics will employ more than 17,000 staff across 412 offices and facilities and manage over 22 million square feet of warehousing space. Yusen Logistics will have over 60 office locations throughout North and South America. It will employ some 2,000 staff and operate 4.7 million square feet of warehousing space. The new company will be headed up by Masaki Tanaka, chairman, Kazuo Ishizuka, president and CEO, and Michael Noone, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Source: Yusen Logistics
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