Nippon Express Global SCM (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Tatsuo Sugiyama, Chairman; hereinafter, "NEGSS"), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), has completed construction of its Qingpu Phase II Warehouse, which opened for business on Monday, November 2.
The Qingpu Industrial Park in western Shanghai is a municipal-level development zone hosting an aggregation of electronic, biotech and hi-tech companies that is favorably located about 50 minutes from central Shanghai. The area also sits adjacent to an expressway connecting Shanghai with cities across Jiangsu Province, which is developing as a major production base, so warehouse demand is on the rise.
The new warehouse was situated adjacent to an existing warehouse for the sake of business growth, and NEGSS intends to use it to meet the logistics needs of customers from the automotive, electrical, electronics and other industries, offering such services as domestic sales logistics, manufacturing logistics (just-in-time delivery), and storage/distribution using air-conditioned facilities.
Automated transportation equipment and other cutting-edge technologies will be actively introduced in future as part of the company's labor-saving efforts and a training center for forklift operators will established to improve safety and operating proficiency, all with the aim of making this a model warehouse in China.
Nippon Express will continue strengthening its logistics support functions in China as it strives to expand its domestic logistics business across the country.
[Scope of operations]
Warehousing, domestic trucking, air and ocean cargo import/export forwarding, distribution processing
[Profile of new business location]
|Name||Nippon Express Global SCM (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Qingpu Phase II Warehouse|
|Address||No.168, Xin Ji Road, Qing Pu District, Shanghai 201700 P.R. China|
|Structure||Steel-framed reinforced concrete three-story building|
(this, together with the 15,000m2 area of the existing warehouse next door, gives the company a total of 39,000m2 of warehouse area)
|Principal equipment||Raised-floor platform, dock levelers, 24-hour security, emergency-use generators|