Woodland appointed Mitsubishi Logistics agent

MITSUBISHI Logistics has appointed Woodland International Transport as its agent for UK and Ireland.

Woodland, headquartered in Essex, UK, is now responsible for marketing the full portfolio of services provided by the Japanese company.

Chairman Kevin Stevens said: “This deal is good news for the new year. We see Japan as one of our key growth markets for the future and we look forward to many years of fruitful co-operation with Mitsubishi Logistics.”

Yonosuke Yawata, general manager of Mitsubishi Logistics, said: “We are very pleased with the commencement of the new agreement with Woodland, which will provide tremendous opportunities to expand business in the UK and Ireland. Our strong international network will enable Woodland to provide various logistics solutions to their customers.”

Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation is one of Mitsubishi’s core companies and operates a combined international multimodal transportation business, warehousing and other related businesses with a network of 15 affiliated overseas companies and liaison representative offices in North America, Asia and Europe.

Woodland has offices at London Heathrow, in Colchester, Manchester, Hull and Newcastle, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the US. It offers a wide range of transport and logistics services, including forwarding by all modes.

Photo, from left to right: Nobuyuki Kumazawa, managing director, Mitsubishi Logistics Europe; Kevin Stevens, chairman and chief executive officer of the Woodland Group; Yonosuke Yawata, general manager of Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation; Kevin Brady, managing director of the Woodland Group in Ireland.

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