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Dachser will enter the Japanese market with a joint venture

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DACHSER Japan K.K. will open its first office in Tokyo at the end of 2023,. The logistics operator has signed a joint venture agreement with the Japanese logistics company Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co. Ltd.

Integrated into Dachser's global network, the new office in Japan will offer air and sea transport services and will be connected to the company's European ground transport network. Dachser. Yves Larquemin, Managing Director of Dachser South Korea, will additionally take over the leadership of DACHSER Japan.

“We are delighted to take the next step in our development on the Japanese market,” explains Edoardo Podestà, COO DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics. "Customers in Japan and around the world who are looking for reliable and robust door-to-door services will benefit from Dachser's logistics expertise, comprehensive global network and advanced digital information systems."

“Japan is the third largest economy in the world and a key player in the automotive and electronics industries. It also has enormous business potential in the pharmaceutical and medical sector. The combination of our specific knowledge in the different sectors and globally connected services allows us to offer our customers logistics that add value to their operations”, explains Yves Larquemin, next Managing Director of DACHSER Japan and DACHSER South Korea.