Nippon Express de Mexico to open Aguascalientes Logistics Center

August 24, 2016

Nippon Express de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (Masao Bando, President; hereinafter, "NE Mexico"), a subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Kenji Watanabe, President), recently established the Aguascalientes Logistics Center in the city of Aguascalientes as its second business location in the state of Aguascalientes, and this Center will open for business on September 5, 2016.

Japanese finished-vehicle manufacturers are among the many automobile-related companies that have set up operations in the state of Aguascalientes, situated on the Central Mexican Plateau, and recent years have seen growing demand for more sophisticated logistics than simple transport of goods from point A to point B.

Located within the FINSA Aguascalientes Industrial Park 10km from Aguascalientes International Airport, the Aguascalientes Logistics Center serves as a product supply hub offering Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)*1, Just-in-Time (JIT) delivery, and delivery agency services, and utilizes Nippon Express' network in Mexico to operate as a cross-dock center*2 and distribution processing base capable of meeting the full range of logistics needs with sophisticated high-quality services.

NE Mexico was established in 1990, and now does business in 10 Mexican cities, including Mexico City and Guanajuato (Silao). The Aguascalientes Logistics Center will join the Guanajuato and San Luis Potosi facilities as NE Mexico's third logistics center, bolstering that company's logistics functions in Mexico and offering customers high-quality logistics services.

Profile of facility

Name Nippon Express de Mexico S.A. de C.V. Aguascalientes Logistics Center
Address Carretera Panamericana Sur km 114+354, Interior 38, Parque Industrial Finsa Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, AGS.C.P. 20393
Area Warehouse: 3,780m2 Office (inside warehouse): 200m2

Principal equipment

  • Two truck loading docks
  • Full security system, including surveillance cameras inside the warehouse
  • Vendor-managed Inventory (VMI)
    A management method whereby a supplier calculates suitable volumes of inventory on the basis of demand forecasts and inventory information, and then ships in inventory as needed
  • Cross-dock center
    A facility that sorts cargo arriving from multiple suppliers, groups this cargo by consignee and then transports the cargo to the appropriate destinations without ever storing the cargo


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