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Kintetsu World Express, Inc.

24th Fl, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku Tokyo 108-6024 Japan
Phone: 81-3-6863-6451

Overview

Name of Corporation Kintetsu World Express, Inc. (KWE)
Head Office 24th Fl, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku Tokyo 108-6024 Japan
Paid-in capital ¥7,216 million
Start of Business May 1948
Established 1970
Representative Nobutoshi Torii, President and Chief Executive Officer
Number of Employees 1,216 (KWE Japan), 17,339 (Consolidated) as of 2020/3/31

Leadership

Kazuyasu Ueda

Kazuyasu Ueda

Chairman of the Board

Nobutoshi Torii

Nobutoshi Torii

President and Chief Executive Officer

Joji Tomiyama

Joji Tomiyama

Director
Executive Vice President
Responsibilities: Sales, APLL, Information Technology

History

1948.05 The Operation Bureau of Kinki Nippon Railway Co., Ltd. begins handling international freight and travel service.
1969.04 Kintetsu Air Freight Service Ltd. is established in Hong Kong.
1969.05 Kintetsu World Express (U.S.A.) Inc. Doing business as Kinki Nippon Tourist U.S.A Inc. is established in USA.
1970.01 The Air Freight Operation Dept. separates from Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. to become independent as Kintetsu World Express, Inc. specializing in air freights. Licensed for Utilized Air Freight Operation (forwarding service) the same month, the Company begins its original domestic forwarding service.
2003.09 Stock listing upgraded to the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2015.05 Acquired all the shares of APL Logistics Ltd

Events

KWE celebrated its 50th anniversary on January 10, 2020, and published a company history "The 50 Years of Kintetsu World Express". The company history is very substantial with history from the time of its founding to the present, celebrations from successive presidents, and a round-table talk for the OBs who know when it was founded.

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Sustainability

KWE Japan is committed to hiring people with disabilities as part of its corporate social responsibility and diversity initiatives. We have hired seven new people with disabilities since 2020 and started to grow herbs on indoor farms. The harvested herbs are processed as herbal tea. We are currently aiming to distribute them to employees and giving it to customers as novelties.

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