Nippon Express Europe hosts reception to celebrate opening of branch in Morocco

March 22, 2018

Nippon Express Europe GmbH (Shigeru Umino, President), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), hosted a reception in Casablanca, Morocco on Friday, March 9 to celebrate the opening of its Morocco Branch.

  • (Photo from reception)

  • (Executive Vice President Ito addresses the guests)

Around 80 guests attended the reception, including Japanese Ambassador to Morocco Takuji Hanatani, Acting Director Adil Bahi of Morocco's Strategy program and coordination transport Department- Ministry of Transport Equipment and Logistics and representatives from Japanese corporate clients and business partners, as well as Executive Vice President Yutaka Ito and Executive Officer Shigeru Umino, Regional General Manager of the Europe Region.

Opened in December 2017 as Nippon Express' second sales location in Africa, the Morocco Branch provides air/ocean import and export forwarding, customs clearance, warehousing and domestic transport services as the only Japanese forwarder in the country.

At the reception, Executive Vice President Ito spoke about future expansion in Morocco and stressed that Nippon Express is working to ensure that its logistics services play at least some small part in Morocco's development.

Nippon Express is putting in place a framework capable of meeting customer needs in Morocco and the North Africa region, where further growth is expected, and will be actively striving to enhance its operations to further expand its global logistics business.

Profile of new business location

Name Nippon Express Europe GmbH Morocco Branch
Address Nouaceur BP 86, CMN Zone de Fret, Casablanca, Morocco
Telephone +212-522-538466

Inquiries on this matter should be directed to

Contact Mr. Jin or Mr. Sato
Public Relations & Advertising Division Nippon Express Co., Ltd.
TEL 03-6251-1454


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