Corporate profile and History

Corporate profile

Name Japan Logistic Systems Corp.
Headquarters Office Shinbashi Sumitomo Bldg. 5-11-3, Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004, Japan
TEL 03-3433-6711 FAX 03-3437-0145
(Registered head office address: 1-19-17, Ebara, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo)
Representative Hirotake Nakanishi, Representative Director and President
Date of Establishment October 13, 1944
Capital 3,145,955,500 yen
Number of Employees Consolidated: 3,796
Non-consolidated: 643
(as of March 31, 2015)
Net Sales Consolidated: 39,725 million yen
Non-consolidated: 23,283 million yen
(term ending March 2015)
Main Businesses
  • Cargo vehicle transport
  • Freight forwarding
  • Warehousing
  • Packing and wrapping
  • Logistics system consulting
  • Property and casualty insurance agency
  • Worker dispatch
  • Real estate sales, leasing, brokerage, and management
  • Industrial waste collection and transport
  • All other work relating to the above items
Number of Business Sites 25 (as of April 1, 2015)
Number of Group Companies 23 (consolidated subsidiaries: 21, affiliates under the equity method: 2)
Stock Exchange Listings Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (Standard)
Securities code: 9060
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History

1940s
Year and month Item
Oct 1944 Established Osaki Unso Corp. (paid-in capital: ¥1.6 million) at Higashi Osaki 3-309, Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo. Launched operations under a regular motor truck transportation business license.
Oct 1945 Moved head office to Ebara 1-291, Ebara Ward, Tokyo (the registered head office address, but now Ebara 1-19-17, Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo due to integration of wards and change in address format).
Jan 1948 Became a licensed general charter motor truck transportation business operator (current general motor truck transportation business approval) under enactment of Road Transport Law.
1950s
Year and month Item
Jul 1951 Became a licensed general district motor truck transportation business operator (current general motor truck transportation business approval) under revision to Road Transport Law.
Oct 1956 Opened headquarters office in Shiba-Shinbashi, Minato Ward, Tokyo (now Shinbashi, Minato Ward, Tokyo due to changes in address format).
1960s
Year and month Item
Sep 1962 Established Sanko Terminal Warehouse Corp. as an affiliated company; launched services upon receiving approval for warehousing work.
Sep 1966 Acquired shares of Central Rikuun Limited Partnership (trade name changed to Osaki Unso Limited Partnership in September 1969), creating base for entry into the Chukyo region.
1970s
Year and month Item
Dec 1970 Received registration as vehicle transport handling business operator (current First Class Consigned Freight Forwarding Business registration), and launched business.
May 1972 Under Article 15 of the Express Business Law, “Special Rules for Motor Truck Transportation Business Operators,” received designation as express business operator (current Second Class Consigned Freight Forwarding Business registration), and launched railway container collection and delivery service in April 1973.
May 1973 Received authorization for Tokyo Koto Ward automobile maintenance plant as a private vehicle inspection site, and launched services.
Jun 1973 Received approval for partial cargo business; launched services.
Sep 1973 Received approval for warehousing business; launched services.
1980s
Year and month Item
Sep 1980 Absorbed Osaki Unso Limited Partnership in merger.
Dec 1983 Made capital investment in Hanshin Cargo Vehicles Corp. (current Hanshin Logistic Systems Corp.) in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture; made company an affiliate company.
Apr 1987 Established Osaki Service Corp. (current Logitem Agency Corp.) to enhance on-site assembly services, etc. for office furnishings.
Jul 1987 Established Osaki International Corp. (current Logitem International Corp.) to enhance international cargo handling services.
Sep 1988 Established Logitem Taiwan Co. Ltd. as joint venture between Osaki International Corp. (current Logitem International Corp.) and a customer firm to perform import/export cargo handling, import/export product sales, etc. in Taiwan.
Dec 1988 Established O. M. Auto Service Corp. (trade name changed to Logitem Auto Service Corp.); migrated vehicle disassembly and maintenance business and designated vehicle maintenance business.
Dec 1989 Changed trade name from Osaki Unso Corp. to Japan Logistic Systems.
1990s
Year and month Item
Oct 1990 Absorbed Sanko Terminal Warehouse Corp. in merger.
Dec 1990 Became an approved general motor truck transportation operator and an approved and registered cargo transport handling business operator (current First Class Consigned Freight Forwarding Business registered operator) under enactment of Motor Truck Transportation Business Act and Cargo Transport Handling Business Act (current Consigned Freight Forwarding Business Act).
Feb 1992 Acquired real estate dealer license.
Jun 1992 Established Logitem Hong Kong Co., Ltd. through 100% investment by Logitem International Corp., to perform import/export cargo handling, etc. in Hong Kong.
Nov 1992 Established Logitem (Thailand) Co., Ltd. through investment by Logitem International Corp and others, to perform import/export cargo handling, etc. in Thailand.
Apr 1993 Acquired license for General Worker Dispatching Undertakings.
May 1993 Acquired shares of Tokyo, Taito Ward-based Konan Co., Ltd. (current Logitem International Corp.) to expand international cargo handling services; made company an affiliated company.
Apr 1994 Established Logitem Vietnam Corp. through joint venture between Logitem International Corp. and the Vietnam State Committee for Cooperation and Investment to perform passenger vehicle transport business, cargo vehicle transport business, etc. in Vietnam.
Jul 1994 Registered as an over-the-counter stock with the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
Sep 1994 Split Logitem Vietnam Corp. into passenger vehicle transport business and cargo vehicle transport business, creating Logitem Vietnam Corp. No. 1 and Logitem Vietnam Corp. No. 2.
Apr 1998 Konan Co., Ltd. merged with Logitem International Corp. to strengthen operational structure of international cargo handling services; took on trade name Logitem International Corp.
Jul 1998 Established Logistics Mates Corp. through joint investment with Koshida Corporation for the purpose of logistics strategy planning, information processing, and other third party logistics.
2000s
Year and month Item
Aug 2000 Acquired ISO9002 (currently migrated to ISO9001) certification at Kawasaki Sales Branch.
Aug 2001 Acquired ISO9002 (currently migrated to ISO9001) certification at main office and 24 Sales Branch.
Mar 2003 Acquired ISO14001 certification at main office.
Jun 2003 Established L&K Trading Co., Ltd. to perform import/export product sales, etc. in Vietnam.
Jul 2003 Established Logitem Shanghai Corp. through 100% investment by Logitem International Corp. to perform import/export cargo handling, etc. in China; launched operations in September of the same year.
Jun 2004 Acquired shares of Osaka City, Konohana Ward-based Osaka Shinwa Unyu Co. Ltd.; made company an affiliated company.
Oct 2004 Established Logitem Keikabin Corp. to expand light motor truck transportation business services.
Dec 2004 Revoked over-the-counter stock registration with the Japan Securities Dealers Association; listed shares on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange.
May 2005 Logitem Auto Service Corp. withdrew from automobile disassembly and maintenance and other businesses; changed trade name in December of the same year to Logitem Transport Corp.
Sep 2005 Established Logitem Shanghai Warehouse Corp. to perform domestic cargo handling, etc. in China; launched operations in November of the same year.
Oct 2005 Established Fukuoka Logistic Systems Corp. through joint investment with Kobayashi Line Corp. to construct delivery networks in the Kyushu region.
Apr 2006 Logitem Transport Corp. received approval for general motor truck transportation business; launched services.
Jun 2006 Established Logitem Vietnam Corp. for the main purpose of strengthening distribution business sales in Vietnam; launched operations in December of the same year.
Apr 2007 Established Logitem Engineering Corp. for the main purpose of expanding construction work for office furnishings, store-related furnishings, etc.; launched business in October of the same year, carrying on work of Japan Logistic Systems’ Construction Management Division.
Jun 2007 Converted distribution company in Laos into subsidiary via capital increase through third party allocation (trade name changed to Logitem Laos GLKP Co., Ltd.) for the primary purpose of performing international cargo land transport business using the Asian Highway East-West Corridor; launched business in October of the same year.
Oct 2007 Logitem Transport Corp. absorbed Osaka Shinwa Unyu Co. Ltd. in merger, to expand the Japan Logistic Systems Group’s business foundation and improve competitiveness.
Sep 2008 Logitem (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established C&C Bangkok Co., Ltd. (current Trancom Bangkok Co., Ltd.) through joint investment with companies including C&C Co., Ltd. (a consolidated subsidiary of Trancom Co., Ltd., and current Trancom ISS Co., Ltd.), to further expand distribution-related businesses in Thailand.
Oct 2008 Acquired shares of Handa City, Aichi Prefecture-based Sumiya Transport Corp.; made company an affiliated company.
Nov 2008 Established regional supervising company Logitem Vietnam Holding & Investment Company Limited to strengthen the Group’s management structure in Vietnam.
2010s
Year and month Item
Apr 2010 Listed shares in the Osaka Securities Exchange (JASDAQ Market) in conjunction with the merger of the JASDAQ Securities Exchange with the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Oct 2010 Listed shares on the JASDAQ (Standard) exchange of the Osaka Securities Exchange in conjunction with the integration of the Hercules Market, JASDAQ Market, and NEO Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Jan 2012 Established Hanshin Logitem Keikabin Corp.(current Hanshin Logi-Support Cop.) through 100% investment by Hanshin Logistic Systems Corp. to expand light motor truck transportation business services in the Kansai region.
Nov 2012 Established Logitem Vietnam Trading Co., Ltd. through 100% investment by Logitem Vietnam Holding & Investment Company Limited to strengthen import/export and wholesaling functions in Vietnam.
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