History

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 Established 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.

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