Press Release

Nippon Express' East Asia Region begins rail-based "Relief Supply Transport Service" to Wuhan in tie-up with Sinotrans Limited

The East Asia Region (Tatsuo Sugiyama, Managing Executive Officer) of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), will collaborate with Sinotrans Limited (hereinafter, "Sinotrans") to begin a rail-based "Relief Supply Transport Service" from Shanghai to Wuhan.


The ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak has led to numerous restrictions being placed on shipments to Wuhan, with shipments by truck becoming particularly difficult. In response to customer requests, Nippon Express has established a service to resolve the issue of transporting cargo to Wuhan by securing a rail transport route.

[Service features]

[Principal cargo to be handled]
Masks, food products and other relief supplies as well as general cargo (*commodity items must be confirmed in advance)

Nippon Express remains committed to contributing to society through logistics as a global logistics company.