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Yusen Logistics extends services in New Zealand

Published 08 August 2017

Yusen Logistics (Australia) has started ocean and air freight forwarding operations to and from New Zealand servicing its global network and partners.

The logistics firm stated that it served business customers to and from Australia by starting operations in late 2016. The company also provides global coverage, which includes logistics services for the supply chain.

Yusen Logistics entered the domestic logistics market of New Zealand with the acquisition of Australian firm Hitech Asia Pacific in March 2016.

The Hitech Asia Pacific owns bases in Australia and New Zealand and aims at sensitive and specialty projects transportation.

The acquisition enabled Yusen Logistics to offer supply chain logistics service to New Zealand customers and use the global network.

Yusen Logistics’ new facility, which provides a suite of integrated supply chain solutions that include air and ocean freight services, land transportation, customs clearance and contract logistics and transport services, is situated in the proximity of the Auckland Airport.

Ocean freight forwarding services will be operated to and from the Auckland port and air freight forwarding will be carried out to and from airports in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Contract logistics services will also be provided by the logistics facilities.

Yusen Logistics also services industries such as retail, automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods.

Headquartered in America, the firm employs over 20000 people and specializes in supply chain solutions, logistics, transportation, 3PL, warehousing, freight forwarding.

The company operates 475 offices across Asia, Australia, Europe, South America and North America.


Image: Yusen Logistics offers ocean and air freight forwarding services in New Zealand. Photo: Courtesy of YUSEN LOGISTICS CO, LTD.