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History of Nichirei Corporation and its temperature-controlled logistics business

1942
Teikoku Marine Products Control Company established
1945
Teikoku Marine Products Control Company re-established as Nippon Reizo Co., Ltd.
1952
Tokyo Plant established as Japan’s first super-frozen and large-scale temperature-controlled warehouse
1985
Nippon Reizo renamed Nichirei Corporation; temperature-controlled logistics division established
1986
Nippon Teion Ryutsu Co., Ltd. established (predecessor of Logistics Network, Inc.)
1989
Nichirei Holding Holland B.V. established; serves as a holding company in Europe
1993
New logistics facility established specifically for small to large retailers in Kansai region, marking our full-scale launch of TC business
2000
Logistics Planner Inc. established through joint investment with NTT Data Corporation, marking our entry into the 3PL market
2001
Logistics Operation, Inc., established
2004
Shanghai Fresh Line Express Co., Ltd., established through a joint investment with Mitsubishi Corporation, marking our full-scale entry into the China market
2005
Nichirei Corporation split up under a holding company structure

History of Nichirei Logistics Group Inc.

2006
Our first transportation company, NK Trans, established; has its own trucks
2007
Nichirei Logistics Engineering, Inc. established following the reorganization of Toyo Koki Corporation
Logistics Operation, Inc., absorbed by Logistics Network, Inc.
2008
Our Group comprises 36 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 9 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2009
Kagoshima Nichirei Services, Inc. and Fukuoka Nichirei Services, Inc. merged and renamed Kyushu Nichirei Services, Inc.
Nichirei Finance Holland B.V. absorbed by Nichirei Holding Holland B.V.
Our Group comprises 34 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 8 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2010
Nichirei Logistics Staff Kanto, Inc. and Nichirei Logistics Staff Kansai, Inc. absorbed by Logistics Network, Inc.
Shoei Service, Inc. absorbed by Kyokurei Corporation
Our Group comprises 35 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 12 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2012
Eurofrigo Venlo B.V. absorbed by Eurofrigo B.V.
Our Group comprises 34 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 11 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2013
Shimonoseki Gyoko Unyu, Inc. absorbed by Kyushu Nichirei Services, Inc.
SCG Nichirei Logistics Co., Ltd., established through a joint venture in Thailand
Entrepots De L’Ocean S.A.S. and Entrepots Du Plateau S.A.S. absorbed by Entrepots Godfroy S.A.S.
Our Group comprises 31 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 9 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2014
Thermotraffic Strowmar Ltd. established in the UK as a subsidiary of Thermotraffic Holland B.V.
Our Group comprises 32 companies, including 3 network companies, 9 regional storage companies, 9 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2015
Nichirei Logistics Chugoku, Inc., and Nichirei Logistics Shikoku, Inc., merged into Nichirei Logistics Chushikoku, Inc.
2016
Our Group comprises 31 companies, including 3 network companies, 8 regional storage companies, 9 overseas subsidiaries, and 1 engineering company
2018
blished a joint company, Cold Chain Network, in Malaysia.There will be 31 companies, including 2 network companies,
8 regional storage companies, 10 overseas companies, and 1 engineering company.