Nippon Express (China) Co., Ltd. (Chairman: Sumitoshi Matsuo, hereinafter "NX China"), a group company of NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC. (President: Mitsuru Saito), held a ceremony on Friday, June 2 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its industry-academy collaboration with Beijing Wuzi University.
(Beijing Wuzi University and Nippon Express Group officials at the 10th anniversary celebration)
Founded in 1980, Beijing Wuzi University ("BWU") is particularly well-known for its focus on logistics and distribution, and approximately 8,000 students are currently studying at its nine faculties and 28 departments. BWU's Logistics Research Center, established in 2006, offers robust educational facilities and an exceptional research environment, and is one of China's best faculties specializing in logistics.
NX China signed a letter of intent on strategic collaboration with the Logistics Research Center in 2012 and has since been regularly engaged in industrial-academic collaboration with the Center, creating a Nippon Express Scholarship program in 2014 and presenting a running total of 12 endowed lectures.
During the recent ceremony held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of industry-academia collaboration with BWU, Nippon Express Scholarships for 2023 were awarded and BWU graduates interacted with Nippon Express Group personnel. In attendance at the event, Chairman Matsuo declared, "The Nippon Express Group will continue pursuing CSR activities, fostering talented logistics professionals and contributing to society, and we look forward to working more closely with Beijing Wuzi University in our industry-academia collaboration".
The Nippon Express Group remains committed to actively undertaking social contribution activities in the East Asia Region to help develop human resources capable of assuming active roles in the logistics industry.