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Hitachi Transport System

IR Policy

Basic Policy

Hitachi Transport System recognizes that sustainable growth and enhancement of corporate value over the mid- to long-term require impartial and highly-transparent information disclosure in a timely and appropriate manner and active dialogue with shareholders and investors, and endeavors to develop the framework of investor relations and enhance communication with shareholders and investors.

Information Disclosure Standards

In accordance with the laws, regulations of the financial instruments exchange on which the Company is listed, and internal rules, etc. for information management and disclosure, Hitachi Transport System will appropriately manage important information of the Company and its group companies, etc. that should be disclosed, ensure accuracy of the disclosure, and disclose impartial and highly transparent information in a timely and appropriate manner. In addition to the information required by laws and regulations and relevant disclosure rules, etc., the Company will actively disclose other information regarded as useful for shareholders and investors to deepen their understanding of the Company's management policy and business activities.

Disclosure Methods

Hitachi Transport System uses appropriate means to disclose the information required by laws and regulations. The Company also posts this information on its website immediately after it is disclosed. Hitachi Transport System also discloses other information by distributing news releases, holding press conferences and presentations, posting information on its website, and conducting other disclosure activities in a timely, appropriate, and precise manner to broadly communicate information outside the Company.

Stance on Dialogue

Public Relations Department of Corporate Strategy Office in charge of investor relations is responsible for dialogue (interview) with shareholders and investors. Officers, if their attendance is requested, may attend the interview when needed depending on the interest of shareholders and investors and the schedule, etc.

Policy on Development of System and Approach to Facilitate Constructive Dialogue

Hitachi Transport System has put in place a system to promote constructive dialogue with shareholders and investors in cooperation with IR division, corporate division, and other business divisions. In particular, IR, accounting and finance, general affairs and legal, and other business divisions cooperate under the control of the General Manager of Corporate Strategy Office. Also, as another effort to promote constructive dialogue with shareholders and investors, IR staff attend various meetings within the Company to share internal information.

Means of Dialogue

In addition to one-on-one meeting, Hitachi Transport System holds a financial results briefing for the full year and the second quarter and a conference call and small meeting for the first and third quarter. The Company also participates in small meetings held by securities companies.

Feedback on IR Activities to the Management

Communication with shareholders and investors is reported to the management in a timely and appropriate manner.

Prevention of Insider Trading

Hitachi Transport System developed internal rules, etc. for information management and disclosure, aiming at prevention of insider trading stipulated by laws and regulations on securities exchange.

Quiet Period

Hitachi Transport System stipulates a quiet period from the date following the fiscal year-end to the date of earnings announcements to prevent information leaks and to maintain disclosure fairness. During this period, the Company refrains from answering inquiries about business performance and related matters. However, in case where the possibility of business performance to significantly differ from the forecast arises during the quiet period, the Company will disclose it when appropriate in accordance with laws and regulations and relevant disclosure rules.

Framework

Framework