NEC and Nippon Express form Strategic Partnership to Strengthen

NEC and Nippon Express form Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Global Logistics
- NEC Logistics to become joint venture of NEC and Nippon Express - 
Tokyo, Mar 27, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and
Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Nippon Express; TSE: 9062) have reached an agreement
to form a strategic partnership in order to strengthen their global logistics
business. As part of this partnership, NEC will transfer a portion of its
shares in NEC Logistics, Ltd. (NECL) to Nippon Express and a contract will be
concluded for the joint management of NECL. 
NEC is a leading provider of solutions in the Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) field, Nippon Express boasts a sophisticated global logistics
network and NECL possesses advanced know-how of logistics in the ICT field.
Each company aims to capitalize on these strengths in order to drive the
advancement of NECL's business throughout the world. 
The NEC Group will expand the base of its global supply chain by integrating
NEC's logistics partnership with NECL and leveraging the logistics network
of Nippon Express. 
The creation of a logistics platform for the ICT field will strengthen the
management base of Nippon Express and expand the reach of its high-quality
- Investment Ratio in NEC Logistics (investment by stages) 
Current: 100.0%
1st Round (October 2013): 51.0%
2nd Round (October 2014: 49.0% 
Nippon Express -
Current: 0.0%
1st Round (October 2013): 49.0%
2nd Round (October 2014: 51.0% 
- NEC Logistics name change (following the first round of investment from
Nippon Express) 
Nittsu NEC Logistics, Ltd. 
- NEC Logistics overview (current) 

1) Name:           NEC Logistics, Ltd.
2) Address:        1-403, Kosugi-cho, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi,
                   Kanagawa, 211-0063, Japan
3) Representative: Naoki Yoshimura, President
4) Business:       Third-party logistics services
                   Logistics consulting services
                   Transportation and delivery services
                   International transportation services (air and sea)
                   Customs clearance services
                   Air cargo sales agent
                   Warehousing services
                   Other related services
5) Capital:        380 million JPY (100% NEC investment)
6) Established:    February 28, 1972
7) Employees:      2,115 as of December 2012 (consolidated)
8) Sales:          62.78 billion JPY (consolidated fiscal year ended
                   March 31, 2012)

About NEC Corporation 
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is a leader in the integration of IT and network
technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing
a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's
experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the
complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100
years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses
and society. For more information, visit NEC at 
Takehiko Kato
NEC Corporation
Naoki Seto
Nippon Express Co., Ltd
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