History of Daisei W&T

Founding period 1974 – 1981

Goal to become a logistics departmental store (Convenience store that can handle everything!)

POINT First and second oil shock (Era when light, thin, short and small / energy saving was discussed extensively)

World situation

1973: First oil shock
1978: Second oil shock
Nikkei Average:
Doubled in 8 years

1974: 3,817 yen ==>
1981: 7,682 yen
Nominal GDP: 1.9 times in 8 years
1974: 134 trillion yen ==>
1981: 257 trillion yen

Truck association (Leased 17,790 ft2 area)
Truck association (Leased 17,790 ft2 area)

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
1974: 31,146 companies
1981: 35,146 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
1974: 1.143 million units
1981: 1.533 million units
[Gasoline]
1974: 111 yen/liter
1981: 167 yen/liter

Current Kijino Distribution Center (35,580 ft2)
Current Kijino Distribution Center (35,580 ft2)

Daisei W&T

February 2, 1974
February 2, 1974 established Nagoya district warehouse department of Daisei land transport became independent, and Daisei Warehousing and Transportation was established with Toshio Kato as the representative.

First customer Isono jushi sangyo (Now Isono)

September 6, 1976
Started to work with Mitsui Petrochemical Industries Co., Ltd., (now Mitsui Chemicals)

February 2, 1978
:Kijino Distribution Center (35,580 ft2) completed.

May 1, 1980
Usiya Distribution Center (53,370 ft2) completed.

Sales 1974: 115 million
1981: 740 million

Keywordsmall and light
Create a company based on SANPOYOSHI (good of all three parties) (Company principles)

Turning point -11982 – 1989

Goal to become a drug store (Size expansion of convenience store that can handle everything!)

POINTLack of personnel (3K company), towards the bubble economy, and focus on increasing customers with branding strategy

World situation

1985: Plaza Accord
1989:Consumption tax 3% Intro
Nikkei Average:
4.9 twice in 8 years

1982: 8,017 yen ==>
1989: 38,916 yen
Nominal GDP:
1.5 times in 8 years

1982: 270 trillion yen ==>
1981: 406 trillion yen

Color of the trucks when the company started
Color of the trucks when the company started

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
1974: 35,527 companies
1981: 39,555 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
1982: 155.3 million units
1989: 206.9 million units
[Gasoline]
1974: 177 yen/liter
1981: 127 yen/liter
[Light oil]
1974: 74.8 yen/liter
1981: 68.0 yen/liter

Current Komaki No. 2 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)
Current Komaki No. 2 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)

Daisei W&T

October 22, 1982
Komaki No. 2 Distribution Center (106,700 ft2) completed.Shifted the head office.
Tie-up with TOYODA GOSEI.Came across Kanban delivery system.

Kanban delivery system
(1) When you want (2) What you want
(3) Where you want (4) How much you want

1984:
Named as Daisei JUST-BIN.
Yoshida joined as President

1985
“Frontier 100 customers”1985
“Frontier 100 customers PART2” 1986
“Frontier 100 customers PART3” 1987

Sales: 1982: 865 million – 1989: 1.853 billion

KeywordBranding
Frontier 100 customers Number of customers x average amount from one customer
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Turning point -21990 – 1995

Goal to become logistics specialty store (boutique) / specialization to polymer (chemicals) logistics

POINTCollapse of the bubble economy and to the end deflationary economy (beginning of the lost 20 years!)

World situation

1990 collapse of the bubble economy 1995 The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
Nikkei average:
Decreased in 6 years by 17%

1990: 23,849 yen⇒
1995: 19,868 yen
Nominal GDP:
1.1-fold in six years

1990: 443 trillion yen ⇒
1995: 502 trillion yen

Current Komaki No. 1 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)
Current Komaki No. 1 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)
(5,000坪)

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
1990: 40,072 companies
1995: 46,638 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
1990: 2.206 million units
1995: 2.584 million units
1990: Logistics 2 Laws enacted
(1) Liberalization of freight rates
(2) Licensing system ⇒ approval system
[Gasoline]
1990: 142 yen/liter
1995: 111 yen/liter
[Light oil]
1990: 75.0 yen/liter
1995: 79.6 yen/liter

JUST-BIN trucks
JUST-BIN trucks

Daisei W&T

April 26, 1990
Own land (92,520 ft2) and own building (177,900 ft2)
Large-scale, multistory warehouse Komaki No. 1 Distribution Center completed.

[Definition]
Specialize in chemical products and contribute to improving productivity by providing multi-logistics support to our customers.

Sales: 1990: 2.458 billion – 1995: 3.49 billion

Keyword(challenge) One-point breakthrough Specialization in polymer (chemicals) logisticsNarrow!
Close! & MANY TO ONE delivery system

Turning point-31990 – 1995

To a deflationary economy ※ System changes the impossible to possible

POINTDeflationary economy, difficult times for logistics companies (such as lower prices)

World situation

1997: Consumption tax 5% Yamaichi Securities bankruptcy
1998: LTCB bankruptcy
Nikkei average:
2.2% reduction in 4 years

1996: 19,361 yen ⇒
1999: 18,934 yen
Nominal GDP:
Decreased by 1.4% in 4 years

1996: 512 trillion yen ⇒
1999: 505 trillion yen

Oguchi No. 1 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)
Oguchi No. 1 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2)

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
1996: 48,629 companies
1999: 54,019 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
1996: 264.2 million units
1999: 259.5 million units
[Gasoline]
1996: 108 yen/liter
1999: 103 yen/liter
[Light oil]
1996: 80.5 yen/liter
1999: 76.3 yen/liter

Oguchi No. 2 Distribution Center (88,960 ft2)
Oguchi No. 2 Distribution Center (88,960 ft2)

Daisei W&T

August 8, 1996
Oguchi No. 1 Distribution Center (177,900 ft2) completed.
Developed a system combining the automated warehouse and automatic transfer machine along with TOYOTA L&F.
Full-scale operations of not only plastics, but also film JUST-BIN was started.

July 1, 1999
ISO9002 certification.

August 5, 1999
Oguchi No. 2 Distribution Center (88,960 ft2) completed.
Took up the challenge in apparels.

Sales: 1996: 3.895 billion – 1999: 4.434 billion

Keyword(Challenge)
Reduction of distribution costs (PART-1) for customers Headwind also becomes a fair wind on the tension side of the sail.
One-point breakthrough as a strategy to increase customers (MANY TO ONE delivery system) Impossible → (?) → Possible
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Turning point-42000 – 2006

Connect to the marine transport, Kinuura BC Multi logistics Head Office relocation

POINTModal shift

World situation

2001 – 2005
Prime Minister Koizumi in power over a long period
Postal privatization bill
Revival the of Japanese spirit
Nikkei Average:
1.25 times in 7 years

2000: 13,786 yen⇒
2006: 17,266 yen
Nominal GDP:
0.6% reduction in 7 years

2000: 510 trillion yen⇒
2006: 507 trillion yen

Kinuura Distribution Center (153,000 ft2) Marine logistics support
Kinuura Distribution Center (153,000 ft2)
Marine logistics support

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
2000: 55,427 companies
2006: 62,567 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
2000: 258.2 million units
2006: 246.4 million units
[Gasoline]
2000: 110 yen/liter
2006: 133 yen/liter
[Light oil]
2000: 81.8 yen/liter
2006: 113 yen/liter

Head Office Distribution Center (135,200 ft2) Multi-Logistics support
Head Office Distribution Center (135,200 ft2)
Multi-Logistics support

Daisei W&T

October 24, 2000
Kinuura Distribution Center (153,000 ft2) completed.
Marine transport and JUST-BIN connected at the Kinuura port.

July 30, 2001
ISO14001 certification.

October 22, 2004
Head Office Distribution Center (135,200 ft2) completed.
All-weather support through center.
Bulk filling equipment.
Challenge of multi-logistics.

January 1, 2006
Mr. Yoshida becomes the new PresidentChange of company philosophyLet’s build a company where employees “Look forward to coming in to work in the morning”Lively!Happily!And Robustly!

Sales: 200: 4.786 billion – 2006: 6.343 billion

Keyword(Challenge) Reduction of distribution costs (PART-2) for customers Headwind also becomes a fair wind on the tension side of the sail.
< Impossible → (JUST-BIN System) → Possible >

Turning point-52007 – 2012

Challenge of JUST-BIN to Kanto, the center of Japan.(New markets innovation)

World situation

2008 Lehman shock
2009 Government change to Democratic Party
2010 America Toyota recall issue
2011 Great East Japan Earthquake / Thailand flood
Nikkei Average:
32% reduction in 6 years

2007: 15,308 yen ⇒
2012: 10,395 yen
Nominal GDP:
1.25 times in six years

2007: 513 trillion yen ⇒
2012: 475 trillion yen

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
2007: 63,122 companies
2012: 62,910 companies
[Number of normal trucks]
2007: 244.5 million units
2012: 226.3 million units
2007: License for medium sized vehicles started
[Gasoline]
2000: 156 yen/liter
2006: 146 yen/liter
[Light oil]
2007: 118.9 yen/liter
2012: 127.3 yen/liter
Daisei W&T

April 1, 2007
Kanto Distribution Center (188,600 ft2) completed.

August 7, 2010
Komaki No. 2 Distribution Center office renovated.

Sales: 2007: 6.819 billion – 2012: 7.265 billion

Philosophy(1974-2005)

We pride ourselves as professionals of logistics, and will achieve a clean workplace with a smile!

  1. 1.Washed vehicles
  2. 2.Clean uniforms
  3. 3.Practice a refreshing greeting

Employees of Daisei W&T thank our customers and want to become logistics workers with a heart.

1.Daisei W&T: Who is it for?
For our customers, who we are pleased to serve.
2.Daisei W&T: What is it for?
For the employees to have a better life.
3.Why do we work?
To improve our personality through our work.

Philosophy(2006 ~)

To build a company where employees “Look forward to coming in to work in the morning”
Lively!Happily!And Robustly!

1.Daisei W&T: Who is it for?
For our employees, to help each of us live a rich, full life.
2.Daisei W&T: What is it for?
To help our customers increase their productivity.
3.Why do we work?
To improve our character and grow as people through our jobs.

Kanto Distribution Center (188,600 ft2) Multi-Logistics center
Kanto Distribution Center (188,600 ft2)
Multi-Logistics center

当時のポスター

KeywordKeyword Minor changes of Challenges/Philosophy Challenge/new market INNOVATION
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Turning point-62012 – 2014

Challenge of D-3PL. Customer is a buyer and seller. SANPOYOSHI -Three way good with JUST-BIN!

World situation

2012: Three arrows of ABENOMICS
2014: Consumption tax of 8% introduced
Nikkei Average:
Increased by 1.68 times in 3 years

2012: 10,395 yen ⇒ 2014: 17,451 yen
Nominal GDP:
Increased1.02 times in 3 years

2012:480 trillion yen ⇒ 2014:488 trillion yen

Fukuoka Distribution Center (106,700 ft2) Multi-Logistics center
Fukuoka Distribution Center (106,700 ft2) Multi-Logistics center

Transport Industry
[Number of truck companies]
2012: 62,910 million companies
2014: Interim
[Number of normal trucks]
2012: 62,910 million companies
2014: Interim
[Gasoline]
2012: 146 yen/liter
2014: 161 yen/liter
[Light oil]
2012: 127.3 yen/liter
2014: 142.0 yen/liter

Chiba office (10,670 ft2) docking center
Chiba office (10,670 ft2) docking center

Daisei W&T

July 14, 2012
Chiba office (10,670 ft2) was established.
Expansion to Chiba the Mecca of petrochemical plants to increase the mixed loading ratio of JUST-BIN in the Tokai region.

July 26, 2012
Fukuoka Distribution Center (188,600 ft2) completed.
Decided to expand to Kyushu based on the demand from the customers of Kanto BC, Oguchi No. 2 BC.

February 1, 2013
Maibara Distribution Center (53,370 ft2) completed.
Based on the demand of HAKUGEN a customer from Kanto and Komaki, operations of Maibara center started as a center for Hakugen.

Sales: 2012: 7.665 billion – 2014: 7.795 billion

February 10, 2014
Keiryu museum was established on the 40th anniversary.

KeywordNew products INNOVATION A point and a line and a surface Challenge of D-3PL/new products!Good of the buyer!Good of the seller!Good of the society!

Ever Onward (Progress without limits) 2015~

Goal to establish a global company based on JUST-BIN with the principle of SANPOYOSHI (Good of buyer, seller, and society).

World situation

Three arrows of ABENOMICS
First arrow: Dramatic monetary easing
Second arrow: Robust fiscal stimulus
Third arrow: Growth strategy to promote private investment
2020 Tokyo Olympics
2027 Inaguration of Linear Chuo Shinkansen
Shinagawa ⇒ Nagoya

Nikkei average
2014:17,451 yen
⇒March 2017: 19,560 yen
Nominal GDP 2014:
489 trillion yen

東京オリンピック・リニア新幹線開通

Transport Industry

Labor shortages due to a decrease in population!
Driver shortage problems
Shortage of young member!
Utilization of female drivers!
2017: A new class of semi-medium type driver license was established
Average age of truck drivers is 43.1,
Length of service is 12 years.

[Light oil]
2015: 119.9 yen/liter,(January to August)

JPL構想の確立

Daisei W&T

D-3PL projects Challenge of Indonesia

海外へ挑戦

July 7, 2016
Okayama office was established.
Covers the Mizushima coastal industrial zone.
Next day retail delivery of the Tokai area is possible with cross docking.

Keywordchallenge to overseas!
Challenge of Japan Polymer Lines