to the MLIT truck statistics May 2011 published On August 11th, the
amount of specially combined cargo investigated from 26 objective companies counts 4,902,445 ton, which decreased approx. 600,000
ton compared to the previous month (89.1%). On the other hand, compared to May
2010, it had increased approx 70,000 ton (101.4%).
amount of shipped package delivery counts 253,803,000, which decreased approx. 902
mil from previous month (96.6%). Compared to the May 2010, it had
increased approx. 1,414,000 (105.9%).
MLIT (Edited and translated by Bear Logi)
August 10th Sagawa Express Co., Ltd announced that it had completed ongoing
construction of large-scale logistics center located in Higashi-ku, Fukushima.
Express Kyushu branch and Fukuoka
store will be transfered into the new LC. The former Fukuoka branch will change name to Tsukushino
store, and start operation from August 21.
newly installed automatic sorting machine enables packages to be sorted accurately
in short time. That leads to the high distribution efficiency and drastic
improvement of transportation quality.
facilities have many functions to reduce energy consumption taking
environmental damage reduction into consideration through installing LED light
on the sidewall advertisement, motion censor, daylighting system, and water
[Overview of the facilities]
4-12-5 Hakozaki Futo Higashi-ku Fukuoka
space: 23,140.73 m2
floor space: 38,753.35 m2
Mixing structure of RC pole / Structural steel beams / 4 stories above ground
of handling goods per a day: 107,000
Automatic sorting system】
ability: Max 7,200 tray per hour
size: Max （L）350×（W）450×（H）150
Min （L）100×（W）100×（H）1（Business Card size）
Max 5kg per tray / Min 20g per tray
【2F Cargo Center
automatic sorting system (slide sorter)】
ability: Max 6,000 tray per hour (high-speed mode)
size: Max （L）1000×（W）800×（H）800
50 kg – 0.1kg
sorting direction: 13
expands small scale service center nationwide using cargo vehicle
method. The facilities will be operated as a
integrated base of
cargo transportation in Fukuoka prefecture.
small stores (incl. 14 service center) runs operation in Fukuoka,
and it will be as occation demands.
Sagawa Express (Edited and translated by Bear Logi)
On Aug 1st Amazon Logistics
Japan, which takes charge of logistics operation from Amazon.co.jp, has announced
that it would open three logistics facilities within this year to straighten various
product line-up and stocks.
Newly establishing Fulfillment Center (FC) is
tentatively called “Amazon Sayama FC”, and “Amazon Kawashima FC”. “Amazon
Kawagoe FC” has been operated since last year in the Kawagoe city.
Based upon the opening of each FC,
Amazon.co.jp will expand its business reinforcing “In stock” products to
enlarge wide range of category such as consumer electronics and Kitchen
Source: IT Media (Edited and translated by