To the next level in global logistics Vol.4
- ― To the next stage
- Finally, key organisational changes look to boost Nippon Express's global push.
- Its recently established GNC (Global Non-vessel Operating Common Carrier Center) in Singapore is acting as an engine for sales and standardising operations in its global freight forwarding business. The GNC not only enables joint purchasing to secure better rates and space from shipping companies, but also helps internationalise the company's staff to more effectively approach non-Japanese clients.
- In January of this year, the Nippon Express Group transitioned to a holding company structure with the establishment of Nippon Express Holdings. It simultaneously launched a new Group brand featuring a distinctive brand symbol and design. In July, the Nippon Express Group will establish a Global Business Headquarters to strengthen its organisational structure and functions for consolidating and optimising its global businesses and strategies.
- "Our new structure means that various regional companies will be on an equal footing with the Japanese company, Nippon Express Co., Ltd., reflecting a turning of the rudder towards being a truly global company," says Uchida.
- "Our new Group brand symbol, which no longer has the traditional Japanese character, is already quite popular among overseas staff and customers. It symbolises a new and neutral identity for our Group."
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