Press Release

Nippon Express (Shanghai) begins operations at new export warehouse in Yangsan area

Nippon Express (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Toru Naono, Managing Director; hereinafter, "NE Shanghai"), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), has begun operations at a new export warehouse in the Yangshan region of China.

Container volume at Shanghai Port in 2020 was up 0.5% from the previous year to about 43.5 million TEU, the highest volume of containers handled at any port worldwide for the 11th consecutive year. The Yangshan Terminal also exceeded 20 million TEU for the first time, marking a new all-time high despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Viewing the Yangshan area as an important export base complementing the Waigaoqiao area in Shanghai, NE Shanghai opened a new warehouse favorably situated 20km from Donghai Bridge and 50km from Yangshan Terminal and marked the occasion with an opening ceremony held on Monday, October 11.

The new warehouse, which mainly handles automobile parts, has a low-floor, double-ended access configuration suitable for cross-dock export operations, and also provides returnable container management and packing style conversion.

NE Shanghai will in future be working to enhance the warehouse's capacity to serve as an import/export base for shipments to/from Europe and the US, digitizing warehouse operations, and utilizing cutting-edge technology to save labor.

[Profile of facility]

Name Shanghai Sinotrans Haigang International Logistics Co., Ltd.
Address No. 778, Xinyang Highway, Fengxian District, Shanghai
Warehouse area Indoor area: 6,500m2, outdoor area on site: 4,500m2
(total warehouse area on site: 44,000m2; total depot area on site: 60,000m2)