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Hitachi Transport System

3PL/Contract Logistics

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"3PL" (3rd party logistics), also known as contract logistics or system logistics. We at the Hitachi Transport System Group have been capitalizing on our pioneering expertise in 3PL since the 1980's and have always been leading its industry evolution.

We undertake comprehensive logistics outsourcing at any segment of your supply chain, from procurement, production, sales and distribution, to after service, enabling a higher standard of service and lean logistics operations. We can also construct international 3PL models to support your business expansion, by combining our freight forwarding functions with our logistics bases and transportation networks on the ground in each market.

We enhance visibility of your order reception, inventory levels, etc. with advanced information technology, working together with you to achieve higher quality and efficiency in logistics operations. As a leading operator in the 3PL industry, we are committed to providing optimal system logistics to you, while we leverage our abundant expertise, consulting capabilities, comprehensive infrastructure, and the latest technologies.

Our Strengths in 3PL Management

Proven Track Record of Optimization

Proven Track Record of Optimization

We approach each case, starting with interviews and a variety of custom analysis to understand your current circumstances. We provide the most fitting solutions for your individual challenge, based on findings from our comprehensive analysis, coupled with our unique expertise proven by our achievements as a leading 3PL operator.

Global Operational Coverage

Global Operational Coverage

We support global supply chains with our logistics infrastructure and footprint spreading not only in Japan but around the world. We can also run international 3PL operations reliably, with imports and exports seamlessly incorporated. Our operations staff with abundant hands-on experience, together with our experts knowledgeable of your business and your industry, secure smooth start-ups and propose continuous improvement, regardless of where you operate.

IT and Other Technical Expertise

IT and Other Technical Expertise

We have a team of experts, specializing in packaging technology and logistics improvement. We leverage our advanced technical capabilities and expertise, to design WMS (warehouse management system) that matches your needs, as well as to establish optimal warehouse operations.

Our Service Portfolio

Procurement and Inbound Logistics

Procurement and Inbound Logistics

You can leave everything to us, from pick-up of parts and materials to storage, kitting, through feeding your production lines.

Production Logistics

Production Logistics

Our professionals, well-versed in your operations, will optimize the factory in-house logistics and shipping management.

Distribution and Outbound Logistics

Distribution and Outbound Logistics

We deliver high-quality services, covering all functions from inventory management to inbound/outbound processing, through delivery order handling on your behalf.

Aftermarket Reverse Logistics

Aftermarket Reverse Logistics

We also provide various types of solutions for reverse logistics, which are the final process in the supply chain.

Collaborative Logistics with Shared Platforms

Collaborative Logistics with Shared Platforms

We have collaborative storage and delivery services that can benefit multiple customers. This not only improves cost efficiency but also reduces the environmental impact in our society.

Transportation Services

Transportation Services

We offer a variety of safe, secure, and efficient transportation services.

Hot Topics in 3PL/Contract Logistics

Auto Parts Logistics

Auto Parts Logistics

At the HTS Group, we are well-versed in auto parts logistics, both in and out of Japan. We can fulfill a variety of needs ancillary to the logistics of automotive industry, from procurement logistics, in-house factory logistics onto mixed production lines, to the management and distribution of maintenance service parts.

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