Contract Logistics

Yusen Logistics Builds Center to Expand Service in Mexico Auto Market

Yusen Logistics Builds Center to Expand Service in Mexico Auto Market
Danny Gill

Yusen Logistics announced the start of construction of a logistics center near Celaya, Mexico, to meet the growing demands of its domestic and international automotive customers.

The company celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, on March 11, 2016. Kunihiko Miyoshi, Chief Regional Officer of Yusen Logistics’ Americas Region, presided over the event, which was attended by officials and representatives from the Guanajuato governor’s office and the office of the Celaya mayor. The 53,820-square-foot warehouse is strategically located on a 17-acre site in the Amistad Industrial Park in the Bajio region, one of the largest automotive clusters in Latin America.

“The automotive industry is growing at a tremendous pace in Mexico. In recent years, a number of major auto manufacturers invested in large assembly plants in the Bajio area. This is bringing many Tier 1 and Tier 2 auto suppliers into the region as well,” said Miyoshi. “Our Bajio Logistics Center is in an ideal location to support the logistics needs of these companies and positions us as a key service provider, building on our existing strengths and capabilities. We look forward to serving our automotive customers as well as supporting the local community.”

“Building the logistics center is an important milestone for our company,” said Jordan Dewart, the newly-appointed President of Yusen Logistics (Mexico) S.A. de C.V. “This investment demonstrates our commitment to meet the growing logistics needs of the markets we serve. Yusen Logistics’ global reach gives us a clear advantage in the Mexico automotive market.”

Slated to be operational by the end of 2016, the warehouse will feature 10,764 square feet of office space, 10 dock doors, a large trailer yard and an ocean container depot, with extra room for expansion.  This is all part of a caluclated multi-step process with Yusen Logistics (Mexico) S.A. de C.V that started last year with the launching of a division in Celaya, Mexico, establishing a customs office in Mexico city airport, as well as a cross-dock office for air exports outside the airport.

Contract Logistics
Danny Gill

Danny is currently a Contributing Writer for Airfreight Logistics and Logistics Manager (LM) and is quite the foodie. He’s always on the hunt for new and exciting dishes to sample, and is never one to back down from a spicy challenge. His travels have taken him around the world, and he’s been able to experience many different cultures (and food).

More in Contract Logistics

CEVA Logistics Open Phnom Penh Office

CEVA Logistics Open Phnom Penh Office

Logistics ManagerJune 12, 2019
DSV Partner with Marimekko to Realise New Potential in China

DSV Partner with Marimekko to Realise New Potential in China

Logistics ManagerJune 11, 2019
DSV Open New Logistics Facility in Istanbul

DSV Open New Logistics Facility in Istanbul

Logistics ManagerMay 13, 2019
Kerry Logistics Launch Kerry Cold Chain in China

Kerry Logistics Launch Kerry Cold Chain in China

Logistics ManagerMay 8, 2019

Aramex Inaugurates New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Dubai

Danny GillApril 24, 2019

DSV Announces Plans to Build a Gateway to Scandinavia

Danny GillApril 22, 2019
Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group

Rhenus Acquires Miami-based Freight Logistics Group

Logistics ManagerApril 18, 2019
KN Pledge Unveiled by Kuehne + Nagel

KN Pledge Unveiled by Kuehne + Nagel

Logistics ManagerApril 18, 2019
SEKO Logistics Omni-channel Solutions Boosts Sales of Canyon Bicycles in the US

SEKO Logistics Omni-channel Solutions Boosts Sales of Canyon Bicycles in the US

Logistics ManagerApril 11, 2019
LM is the leading source of logistics and cargo news within ASEAN and is regarded as one of the most authoritative sources of information. Our subscribers keep up to date with the latest logistics news, views, features and events within ASEAN and beyond.
AFL Real Logo

Airfreight Logistics is the air cargo professional’s number one provider of news and information in ASEAN and around the World. To keep abreast of all the latest news and for in-depth features visit our website www.airfreight-logistics.com

UpMedio

Subscribe to our newsletter!

© 2015 Logistics Manager | About Us | Advertise | Subscribe | Contact | thai Thai Version