Yusen Opens Center in Myanmar to Expand Contract Logistics Service - Global Trade Magazine
  July 21st, 2017 | Written by

Yusen Opens Center in Myanmar to Expand Contract Logistics Service

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  • New Yusen Logistics facility in Myanmar will include area for vehicles logistics.
  • Yusen Logistics will use new facility to offer services for crossborder trade between Thailand and Myanmar.
  • NewYusen Logistics Thilawa facility will deliver supply chain logistics services to meet customer needs in Myanmar.

On July 12, Yusen Logistics held an opening ceremony for Thilawa Logistics Center in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Myanmar.

The logistics facility is in the Thilawa SEZ in Yangon District, covering an area of approximately 68,000 square feet out of a total area of 300,000 square feet. Within the facility, there will be temperature-controlled storage areas offering four temperature settings of -20°C, 5°C, 15–20°C, as well as a room temperature area. There will also be an assembled vehicles yard area to carry out logistics services related to assembled vehicles such as vehicle storage, pre-delivery inspections, and customs procedures.

“This logistics center will be a cornerstone of our logistics business in Myanmar and an important part of our global network including the connection to surrounding countries,” said Kenji Mizushima, president of Yusen Logistics Co., Ltd. “We can provide full logistics service from this center which has 68,000 square feet of warehouse space, including temperature control and bonded areas, together with an assembled vehicles yard area. We will contribute to the development of the Myanmar economy by providing high-quality logistics service that meets our customer’s needs.”

Yusen Logistics will use the facility as a base to offer a variety of storage and delivery methods for crossborder trade between Thailand and Myanmar. With the new facility, Yusen Logistics Thilawa will deliver supply chain logistics services that meet its customer needs in Myanmar.

Yusen Logistics is a global logistics and transportation provider that delivers custom supply chain solutions through one of the largest air, ocean, and land transportation networks. The company has over 500 offices in 42 countries and regions and more than 20,000 employees.

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