History

 
YUSEN AIR & SEA SERVICE CO., LTD.
NYK Logistics
1950's

1955

Establishes Kokusai Ryoko Kosha for handling of general travel and air cargo industry.Commences operations as an air transport agent certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

1959

NYK acquires stock which Osaka Shosen Kaisha (O.S.K. Line) owned, creating subsidiary company called Yusen Air Service Co., Ltd.

 
1960's

1961

Changes English name to Yusen Air & Sea Service Co., Ltd.

 
1970's

1979

Acquisition of domestic air freight forwarder license in Japan

 
1980's

1984

Acquisition of international air freight forwarder license

1983

Setting up Logistics Department in Harbor Division of NYK Head Quarter Establishment of "Japan Intermodal Transport (later, JIT Co., Ltd.) in Japan, mainly handling ocean freight forwarding.

First half of 1980

Establishment of subsidiaries in Asia countries, following precedent once in Thailand

Second half of 1980

Expansion of network in Europe and Americas through buyouts or establishment of subsidiaries

1990's

1994

Transfer of the sales section of the travel department to Yusen Travel Co., Ltd.

1996

Registers over-the-counter stock with the Japan Securities Dealers Association

 
2000's

2005

Listing on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

2000 and after

Building up global network and organization by expanding its business to Eastern Europe and BRICs

2004

Integration of brand name to NYK Logistics internationally

2007

Merger of "NYK Logistics (Japan) Co.,Ltd" with "JIT Co., Ltd." in Japan

2010's

2010 February

Basic letter of agreement concerning integration of businesses of Yusen Air & Sea Service and NYK Logistics Japan

2010 May

Transfer of business agreement between Yusen Air & Sea Service and NYK Logistics Japan

 

Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd.

2010 October

Inauguration of Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd.