Company

History

1872

Nippon Express Company Ltd. Was founded under the name of Riku-un Moto Kaisha

1937

Nippon Express Company, Ltd. Established as a semi-governmental transportation company

1941

Nippon Express starts consolidating Japan’s transportation Companies and begins its modern-day operations

1950

Nippon Express goes public and is reestablished as a private company

1958

Thus, for over a century, Nippon Express as a leader of the Japanese transport industry, has played a vital role in the economic development and improved people’s quality of life. In order to meet the increasing demand on the international transport of Japanese companies, Nippon Express created its own global network in 1958, opening the first representative office in New York

1964

Nippon Express begins marine transport operations using 3-ton containers and provides services for the Olympic Games in Tokyo

1965

Transport Security Division is established

1966

Buildup of the global network gains speed with opening of representations in Dusseldorf, Amsterdam and Rome followed by Taipei, Sydney, Paris, Bangkok and many more

1987

Nippon Express opens up their own Swiss offices at the airports of Zurich and Genève

1990

With the growing business, the Zürich-Branch moves from the airport to Lufingen

1998

In need of more office space and a larger warehouse the Zürich-Branch moves from Lufingen to Bassersdorf, the  current facility with its own warehouse with docking platform.

2006

Business expansion with realization of the first logistics projects in Geneva with inbound logistics, warehousing and distribution

2008

Expansion in Branch Zürich with the start of logistics operation in its own warehouse

2014

Nippon Express Switzerland follows global and European market trends and demonstrates its committment  by employing first local national in the function of President and CEO Switzerland

2015

Nippon Express Switzerland receives its ISO certification

2017

Nippon Express Switzerland celebrates its 30th anniversary