On September the 1st Yusen Logistics (Australia) Pty. Ltd. (President : Tadashi Koike ; "YLAU", hereafter) will open a new Logistics Centre in Sydney, (Greystanes), Australia. This will be the eighth logistics centre operated by YLAU in Australia.
Greystanes, located in the state of New South Wales, is approximately 30 kilometers or 45 minutes from both Sydney Airport and the port of Sydney. YLAU already operates three warehouses in Sydney but has established the additional logistics centre (Greystanes) to accommodate rising demand.
YLAU currently operates logistics and bonded warehouses in the major capitol cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth, providing storage, pick pack, domestic distribution and other added value services. The combined storage remove house area, including the new centre, will total 95,806 square meters, making it the largest among Japanese logistics companies.
One of YLAU’s strengths in logistics service is its inventory management, which makes full use of state of the art information technology. Due to the size of Australia delivery times to major cities has always been a problem in Australia. With use of first class inventory management, deliveries can be made from the warehouse closest to the customer, enabling reduced delivery time and costs. An in-house Kaizen Team has also been established aiming at maintaining and improving daily operations, such as reducing operation time, effective space usage and minimizing operational mistakes.
YLK group will continue to deploy one-stop services established on the strength of a comprehensive logistics company to provide diverse services, ranging from forwarding and logistics through to customs clearance.
Yusen Logistics (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Sydney Logistics Centre (Greystanes)
Inside the warehouse