/ Apr 17, 2017

Yamato, DeNA start on-demand self-service delivery

Yamato Transport Co. and e-commerce and mobile game operator DeNA Co. on Monday started a trial of a new on-demand delivery method that allows customers to retrieve parcels at a place and time of their choosing. With a view that autonomous driving will soon become ...

Mar 28, 2017

The high cost of convenience

The problems confronting Yamato Transport Co. is a reminder that business competition based on increased convenience and low prices for customers isn't sustainable in an economy with a growing manpower shortage.