Established with capital of one million yen
Inaugurated Founding President Yurihiko Kawaguchi
Mar. Obtained license for customs brokerage (Nagoya district) Apr.
Launched business operations
Established the Chuo Pier Service Site
Chuo Pier Service Site
Oct. Authorized as shipping agent, maritime transport forwarder (Nagoya district) 1950 Apr.
Inaugurated Seitaro Inaba as President
Sep. Warehousing business notification filed 1951 Sep. Registered general harbor transport/onboard cargo/barge transport/coastal port transportation per the Port Transport Business Act 1952 Jun.
Established the Horikawa Service Site
Established the Chitose Service Site
Nov. Registered wooden vessel shipping business 1953 Sep. Established the Isshucho warehouse office 1954 May Registered wooden vessel forwarding business 1955 May Obtained license to issue warehouse certificates 1956 Mar.
Established Tomeiko Service Site (now Tomeiko Office)
1957 Feb. Established Tokyo Branch Office Nov.
Constructed new corporate headquarter building
1958 Feb. Vessel Rental/Charter permits obtained Jul. Became a designated warehouse for grain exchange Sep. Established new pier at Tomeiko (first phase of construction) Oct. Completed Chitose bachelor dormitory 1959 Dec.
Established Inae Service Site (now Inae No. 1 Pier Service Site)
1961 Aug. Transferred Inae Service Site to new facility Oct. Completed Hoshigoe-so retreat facility (Mikawa Miya) 1962 Mar. Obtained license for warehousing business (Nagoya district)
Established a coastal cargo station at Chuo FutoService Site
Aug. Completed Tokai Dormitory Sep. Listed in the 2nd section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange Dec. Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business,stevedoring and lighterage (Nagoya district)
Registered as small craft forwarding business
1963 Jul. Established the Tokai Iron Manufacturing Service Site (now the Tokai Service Site） Sep. Expanded new pier at Tomeiko Harbor (second phase of construction) 1964 Aug. Registered as coastal forwarding business
1965 Aug. Completed Inari Dormitory 1966 Sep. Expanded new pier at Tomeiko (third phase of construction) Dec. Established Toho Gas Sorami Service Site 1967 May Established the Dai-ni Inae Pier Office Sep. Established Toyama Branch Office Oct. Intermodal transportation license obtained
Established Shin-etsu Business Office
Nov. Established 8 silos at the Tomeiko Service Site 1968 Mar. Established the Sorami Container Service Site May
Inaugurated Shiroo Takashima as President
Nov. Completed Welfare Center
Completed temperature-controlled warehouse at Horikawa Service Site
1969 Apr. Completed company housing - Shofuen (Fujisawa City) May Registered for automotive transport handling, representation, and usage Jun. Completed new office at Chitose Service Site Completed Dai-ichi Horikawa Dormitory Aug. Established the Horikawa Service Site as a business office Sep. Obtained license for domestic coastal forwarding business Nov. Re-established the Hokuriku Office as the Toyama Business Office, transferred into a new facility 1970 Apr. Established Area No. 4 Kinjo Pier Service Site May Obtained license for customs brokerage work by Nagoya Customs
Established Meiyon Warehouse Office
Aug. Established Pier Service Site
Completed the No. 2 Horikawa Dormitory
1971 Apr. Established the Seibu Business Office (now Seibu Service Sites) Aug. Completed the Mukaiyama Dormitory (Tokai City) Dec. Relocated the Shinetsu Office to Shimosuwa 1972 Dec. Obtained license for customs brokerage (Toyama district) 1973 Mar. Completed chilled warehouse at the Horikawa Business Office Jul. Completed new office at the Tomeiko Service Site Dec. Completed Suzuran-so (Suzuran Highland) 1974 Jun. Completed Tokai Service Site (Tokai City) Aug. Expanded 8 silos at Tomeiko Service Site Sep. Incorporated corporate computer system
Completed Tomeiko Pier
1975 Mar. Established the Komaki Business Office, with the Toyama Business Office and the Tokyo Office as branch offices Jul.
Established the Nagoya Port Distribution Center (now the West-4 Station)
Aug. Relocated the Tokyo Branch Office to Chuo-ku in Tokyo 1976 Jan. Establisheda dedicated warehouse for textile exchange Apr. Designated the Horikawa/Komaki Business Office as a branch office 1977 Jan.
Established the Kosugi Steel Center (Imizu City in Toyama Prefecture)
1978 Jan. Established joint venture Grinstead Agency in Hong Kong Jun. Established Area No. 11 Service Site 1982 Aug. Vessel Rental/Charter permit obtained 1983 Mar. Obtained license for Toyohashiko (two-type restriction) and coastal (four-type restriction) stevedoring 1984 May Designated as warehouse for grain/sugar exchange
1985 Mar. Issued first property security convertible bond May Established aviation business office Jun. Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business at Toyohashiko (single-type restriction) Aug. Established Kaolin Center (Toyohashi Akemi Pier) Oct. Obtained license for port and harbor cargo handling business 1986 May Established Beijing Office (China) 1987 Feb. Established West Nagoya Port Service Site Mar. Authorized as IATA cargo agent Apr. Registered as air transport agency Jul. Published inaugural issue of quarterly magazine "Isewan" Sep. Established ISEWAN U.S.A. INC. (Los Angeles, U.S.A.) 1988 Jan. Established Osaka Branch Office Apr. Established European office (Antwerp, Belgium) May Integrated Toyama Branch Office into Kosugi Steel Center and designated Kosugi as the Toyama Branch Office Oct. Established Nagoya Airport Office Dec. Established Shanghai Office (Shanghai, China)
1989 May Licensed by LME (U.K.) as designated warehouse (West Nagoya Port Service Site) Jun.
Kazuo Takashima as President
Inaugurated Kazuo Takashima as President
Inaugurated Shiroo Takashima as Chairman
Aug. Established ISEWAN(H.K.)LIMITED (Hong Kong, China) Oct. Established ISEWAN EUROPE GmbH (Duesseldorf, Germany) Nov. Transferred site management to Nagoya Operations Center 1990 Jan. Established Kinjo Pier Service Site Apr. Relocated accounting office and expanded computer operations Jun. Relocated corporate offices (Irifune 1-7-44 to 1-7-40) Nov. Maritime forwarding notification filed Dec. Obtained license for freight forwarding business (domestic, vehicle)
Registered for forwarding business (domestic, international, vehicle)
1991 Mar. Obtained license for customs brokerage by Tokyo Customs (Baraki Business Office)
Licensed for freight forwarder business (international transport business)
Apr. Established air cargo division and Baraki Business Office (Baraki, Ichikawa City)
Obtained license for port and harbor cargo handling business at Toyohashiko (limited)
Jul. Established ISEWAN U.S.A. INC. Chicago Office 1992 Jan. Established Seibu (South) Container Terminal Office Feb.
Commenced warehousing at Osaka Port Integrated Cargo Distribution Center Co.,Ltd. (Warehouse complex)
Mar. Obtained license for freight forwarding business - Type 1 (transport international maritime) Apr. Established Dalian Office (Dalian City, China) 1993 Apr.
Commenced warehousing at Nagoya Port International Integrated Cargo Distribution Center Co.,Ltd. (Warehouse complex)
Commenced warehousing at World Cargo Distribution Center Co.,Ltd. (Warehouse complex)in Tokyo.
Established Dalian Yitie International Through Transportation Co.,Ltd.
as joint venture activity (Dalian,China)
1994 Nov. Established Shintomi Office (Tokyo) 1995 Jan. Obtained license for customs brokerage (Tokyo district)
Completed expansion of corporate head office
Established Yingkou Gangtie International Transportation Co.,Ltd.
as joint venture activity (Yingkou,China)
May Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business at Osaka Port (single-type restriction) Aug. Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business at Keihin Port (single-type restriction) 1996 Jun. Obtained license for customs brokerage (Osaka district) Sep. Established van pool in West-3 Station (Yatomi-cho in Amagun in Aichi Prefecture) Dec. Closed Komaki Branch Office 1997 Feb. Became designated warehouse for Tokyo Commodity Exchange (West Nagoya Port Service Site) Apr.
in West-5 Station
Established Hull Branch Office for ISEWAN EUROPE GmbH (Kingston, UK)
Commenced exclusive use of container terminals in West-5 Station (now Nabeta Pier Container Terminal)
Tadashi Ito as PresidentPassing of Chairman and President Shiroo Takashima
Inaugurated Isaburo Kondo as Chairman
Inaugurated Tadashi Ito as President
Jun. Approved for usage of Osaka Port Distribution Center as designated animal quarantine inspection site Oct.
Multi Purpose Service Site
Established Nishi-Meiko Multi Purpose Refrigerated Warehouse
Established Seibu (North) Container Terminal Office (Tobishimamura, Amagun, Aichi Prefecture)
Dec. Obtained license for port and harbor cargo handling business (restricted) at Mikawa Port
Packing Service Site
(now West-4 Packing Service Site)
Established Packing Service Site (now West-4 Packing Service Site)
Issued employee ID cards (all office personnel)
Jul. Established Tianjin Beifang Wuyang International Transportation Co.,Ltd. as joint venture activity (Tianjin,China) Sep. Obtained ISO 9002 certification (Container operation division) Oct. Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business at Mikawa Port (single-type restriction) 1999 Jan. Established "LAN" system for computer management
Commemorated company's 50-year anniversary
Apr. Published commemorative issue of ISEWAN Quarterly for 50th anniversary
Completed Chidori Dormitory
Established Sorami Recycle Center
Nov. Obtained ISO 9002 certification (Yingkou Gangtie International Transportation Co.,Ltd.) Dec. Obtained license for general port and harbor transportation business at Keihin Port (single-type restriction) 2001 Apr. Established Kinjo Motor Pool May Obtained license to establish industrial waste treatment facility (Nagoya) Aug. Obtained permission for recycling of industrial wastes (Sorami Recycle Center) Dec. Obtained ISO 9002 certification (Dalian Yitie International Through Transportation Co.,Ltd.) 2002 Jan. Obtained license for freight forwarder business (air transport, Type 2) Apr. Inaugurated Shanghai Wai-Hong International Logistics Co.,Ltd. (Shanghai,China) Jul. Established Czech Republic Branch Office of ISEWAN EUROPE GmbH Oct.
Relocated corporate headquarters
2003 Apr. Obtained ISO 14001 certification (Sorami Recycle Center）
Registered for cargo transport (automotive transport type 1)
Obtained license for cargo transport (domestic and international, Type 2)
Jul. Established Isewan Environmental Technologies (Tianjin) Co.,Ltd. as joint venture activity (Tianjin,China) Oct. Obtained ISO 9001 certification (Container operation division） 2004 Nov. Established ISEWAN (H.K.) LIMITED Shenzhen Office and Shenzhen Guanlan Office in China 2005 Feb.
Established Centrair Office
Established recycling facility in Customs area of Tianjin, China
2006 Jun. Established Guangzhou Yi Shi Hong International Logistics Co., LTD. Sep. Altered permission condition for general port and harbor transportation business at Mikawa Port (single-type restriction) 2007 Oct. Established ISEWAN(THAILAND)CO.,LTD. (Bangkok, Thailand)
2008 Jan. Obtained approval as Authorized Warehouse Operators Apr. Established ISEWAN EUROPE GmbH Belgian Branch (Antwerp, Belgium) May Established Yatomi Logistics Center and Yatomi Packing Service Sites Nov. Established ISEWAN(THAILAND)CO.,LTD. LAEMCHABANG LOGISTICS CENTER (Thailand) 2010 Jun. Obtained approval as Authorized Customs Brokers 2011 Mar. Revision of corporate name from Guangzhou Yi Shi Hong International Logistics Co., Ltd. (Ghangzhou, China) to Isewan (GuangZhou) International Logistics Co., Ltd. Apr.
Shozo Goto as PresidentInaugurated Tadashi Ito as Chairman
Inaugurated Shozo Goto as President
Aug. Established Hamamatsucho Office 2012 Jun. Established PT.ISEWAN INDONESIA (Bekasi GIIC, Indonesia) Jul. Established Saint-Petersburg Representative Office (Russian Federation) 2013 Jan. Established Dalian Office (China) Feb. Revision of corporate name from Tianjin Beifang Wuyang International Transportation Co., Ltd. (Tianjin, China) to Tianjin Beifang Isewan International Transportation Co., Ltd. May Established Taipei Office (Taiwan) Jul. Established Norfolk Office (U.S.A) Oct. Established PT.ISEWAN INDONESIA LOGISTICS CENTER (Bekasi GIIC, Indonesia) 2014 Jul. Established ISEWAN TAIWAN CO.,LTD. (Taiwan) Oct. Established ISEWAN (SHANGHAI) INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS CO.,LTD. (Shanghai, China)
Established ISEWAN DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. (Mexico)
2015 Apr. Established ISEWAN(THAILAND)CO.,LTD. SUVARNABHUMI LOGISTICS CENTER (Thailand) Jun. Established ISEWAN EUROPE GmbH Saint-Petersburg Branch (Russian Federation) Dec. Established ISEWAN DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. AGUASCALIENTES LOGISTICS CENTER (Mexico) 2016 Jan.
Completed expansion of head office
Established ISEWAN (SHANGHAI) INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS CO.,LTD. Tianjin Branch (Tianjin, China)
2021 Apr. Inaugurated Masanobu Takami as President