Yamato continues to deliver new ideas

Business | FRONT-RUNNERS Jul 8, 2003

Yamato continues to deliver new ideas

by Yuji Utsunomiya

Yamato Transport Co.'s parcel delivery fleet with its black cat logo has made "takkyubin" a household word. How did Yamato Transport build its door-to-door takkyubin delivery success, and how does it feel about the April demise of the Postal Services Agency and debut of its ...

Security firm develops fuel-cell robot

Business | FRONT-RUNNERS Jun 10, 2003

Security firm develops fuel-cell robot

by Yuji Utsunomiya

Fuel cells that generate electricity via a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen are emerging as an environment-friendly alternative source of power. While they are used in a wide range of products, from motor vehicles to household power generators, a Tokyo company has found a ...