Third-party logistics provider Yusen Logistics (Americas) has formed the Transportation Solutions Group to create customized solutions for new and existing customers, the company said Tuesday.
The new solutions group will provide services under three categories:
• Specialized and niche transportation services, such as cross-border Mexico intermodal and truckload transportation and less-than-truckload (LTL) brokerage;
• Adjacent handling services, such as cargo consolidation and de-consolidation, cross-dock and transload, value-added product handling, forward inventory positioning, and customs house brokerage;
• And managed transportation services, including centralized execution and account management, purchase order and vendor management, route management and optimization, carrier management, and control tower operations.
The solutions group will also focus on providing value-added warehouse services from its Charlotte, N.C. and Laredo, Texas facilities.
The group will collaborate with Yusen Logistics’ global network to connect its services across multiple groups and to focus on key vertical markets, such as automotive parts and components. The team will be led by Kyosuke Noguchi, Vice President and General Manager, Transportation Solutions Group.