We offer comprehensive logistics services in order to satisfy customers' needs. Providing products, services and information from a foreign supply source to a domestic retail store even more swiftly and reliably.

About Us

Message from President

Hiromi Kato PresidentHiromi Kato President

Takasue group, since established in 1902, have striven to improve logistics services to the highest quality, consistently satisfying the various needs of our customers. Consequently, the range of our services has expanded from trucking business to operating distribution center, on-site contract manufacturing services, dispatching logistic engineers, providing brokerage services through internet, and international 3PL (third-party logistics) services. In order to provide services which may exceed customers' expectation, we continue every effort to utilize our know-how which has been accumulated through operating logistic business over the past century.
We desire to become your good partner which make comprehensive suggestion to improve your logistic operation, as well as to satisfy various needs timely and appropriately in the daily operation.

Corporate Profile

Group core company Takasue Corporation
4-26, Yokota 2-chome, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya,Aichi, 456-0022 Japan
Founded December 1902
Capital 98,000,000 Yen
Group companies ・Takasue Express Corporation
・Techno Corporation
・Japan Logistics Consultants Corporation
・Takasue Transport Corporation
Group business services General truck freight transportation
Specified truck freight transportation
Mixed freight transportation
Supply-demand of truck and loads matching management
Real estate transactions, leasing, brokering, consulting and management
Warehousing (bonded & non-bonded)
Laborer loan agency
Driving management, vehicle inspection and maintenance
Information services and consulting
Customs brokerage
Group highlights (as of Feb 2014) Operating revenue = 15,795million yen (fiscal year 2016)
Number of employee = 673
Own vehicle fleet = 333trucks,48light trucks,148forklifts

Corporate History

1902 Founder Suematsu Takamura started running two carriages.
1924 Entered into trucking business as Takamura-gumi.
1988 Changed company name to Takasue Corporation.
1991 Built the new headquarters building in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya.
1993 Established Japan Logistics Consultants Corporation.
1994 Established TAKA (SHANGHAI) Co., Ltd.
1995 Established Techno Corporation.
1999 Separated the trucking division as Takasue Express Corporation.
2006 Established Tokai Container Transport Co., Ltd. as the joint venture with Suzue Corporation.
2011 Established Takasue Transport Corporation as the joint venture with Japan Transcity Corporation.
2013 Established Suzhou branch Office of TAKA (SHANGHAI) Co.,Ltd


Land transportation

Delivering the right product to the right place at the right time. Takasue group perform just-in-time transportation and delivery services faithfully based on the principles of safety, reliability and speed. We start with those principles. We have a delivery network of our own made up of more than 50 logistics bases throughout the Central Japan region, and outside of this area.
We have built consolidation services, so-called "Takasue Lot" through partnerships with other companies.

Distribution center

Takasue group optimize the whole logistic process starting from filling/packaging the product at the origins, transferring to distribution centers, short term storing and finally delivering to final retailers. We develop 3PL information system to meet our client's needs including order process capabilities. We repeat as necessary to undertake the optimum inventory, replenishment needs and allocation for our client. In addition, we prepare management reports for constant review and improvement of the supply chain.

On-site plant service & dispatch engineer

Takasue group help improve clients' productivity in their plants by means of such services as the transportation of raw materials, intermediate materials, as well as line operations, process control and warehouse management. We provide high-quality and high-efficiency operations support by fully utilizing the operational technology and expertise that we have accumulated over many years. We always seek to strengthen our clients' competitiveness.

Customs clearance & Import/Export forwarding service

Takasue group offer a comprehensive range of value-added logistics services for import and export shipment forwarding with our own customs broker licenses. We ensure a smooth shipment for all clients' cargo, making quick handling of import/export procedures, document preparation and fleet arrangement.

Forwarding agency service

As forwarding agent, Takasue group with experienced staff are capable of offering H.B/L agency service to foreign independent agents. We can offer all the usual services, such as, to send arrival notice to importer, to collect original B/L and any ocean freight and charges due, to send collected funds to you after collection, to pay any funds required by the line on their behalf, and so on.

Logistics consultation and information

Over the years of experience and technology, Takasue group have built logistics solutions optimized for customer's organization by information processing. After performing a detailed analysis that takes into account a wide range of logistical aspects, we streamline the processes and improve quality, increasing their business efficiency by lowering their overall costs.


Takasue group entered into international forwarding business in earnest since the first foreign subsidiary of TAKA(SHANGHAI) Co., Ltd. eatablishment in 1994. TAKA(SHANGHAI) Co., Ltd. have engaged in bonded warehousing and truck transporting by their own assets as well as forwarding business in China.

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