Head Office opens in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture
Company name changed to Hitachi Express Co., Ltd.
Commencement of sea cargo shipping business, under the administrative control of Hitachi, Ltd.
Establishment of our first land transportation subsidiary in Ibaraki Prefecture
Head Office moved to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Hitachi Express Co., Ltd. merges with Tokyo Monorail Co., Ltd. and another company, changing its name to Hitachi Express & Tokyo Monorail Co., Ltd.
Computer center begins operation
First overseas joint subsidiary established (in Singapore)
Distribution and Retail Logistics information system comes into operation
Company separates from Tokyo Monorail Co., Ltd. changing its name to Hitachi Express Co., Ltd.
Company expands into the air cargo business
Super-sized Crawler Cranes with their own electricity generators are brought into use
Operational launch of "HBNET" a physical distribution value-added network
Launch of NVOCC (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier)
Name changed to Hitachi Transport System, Ltd. on 35th anniversary of foundation
System transport operation launched, and sales to customers outside the Hitachi Group undergo full-scale expansion spearheaded by HB-TRINET (a total logistics system covering information, storage and transportation)
Air cargo forwarding business launched
Subsidiary established in USA
Joint subsidiary established in China
Company listed on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
Acquired distribution service subsidiary of Hitachi Life Ltd.(currently known as Hitachi Real Estate Partners, Ltd.), which began operation as Hitachi Transport System East Japan Distribution Services Co., Ltd.