Nippon Express USA, Inc. (President: Toshiya Abe; hereafter "NX USA"), a group company of NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC. (President: Mitsuru Saito; hereafter "NXHD"), has opened a dedicated semiconductor warehouse in Mesa, Arizona - the Mesa Logistics Center - and an opening ceremony was held on April 24 to mark the occasion. The opening ceremony was attended by around 45 guests, including Mesa City Council members and other government officials as well as NXHD President Saito and Senior Managing Executive Officer Atsushi Nagashima.
Arizona is home to a concentration of cutting-edge technology companies from various industries, and many semiconductor-related firms have production bases in the state. The Mesa Logistics Center recently opened by NX USA is a warehouse specially designed to serve customers in the semiconductor industry. Conveniently situated about 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the Mesa Logistics Center has ready access to nearby semiconductor plants less than an hour away.
The warehouse is compliant with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements and offers the environmental conditions (temperature and humidity levels, dust and static control) necessary for handling semiconductors and electronic components. It provides semiconductor industry customers with high-quality, efficient operations capable of dealing promptly with urgent inbound and outbound shipments 24 hours a day year-round.
Nippon Express will continue to further expand its services to meet the increasingly sophisticated and diverse logistics needs of customers by leveraging the Nippon Express Group's networks and functions.
[Profile of new warehouse]
|Name||Nippon Express USA, Inc., Mesa Logistics Center|
|Address||555 E Auto Center Dr, Mesa, AZ 85204 USA|
|Total floor area||5,421m2 (58,354 ft2)|
|Key facilities||Full air conditioning, surveillance cameras, access control, 14 truck docks|
|Start of operations||February 2023|