One of Japan’s oldest transport companies, Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd., has been appointed as the latest Tokyo 2020 Official Partner. The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee welcomed Yamato Holdings as a Partner in the category of “Logistics Services.”
Tokyo 2020 now has a total of 17 Partners, including four Official Partners, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
“I am extremely grateful that Yamato Holdings has agreed to join us in our efforts to deliver the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games,” Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori said. “Yamato carries out over 1.6 billion collections and deliveries each year, and I am delighted that the company will serve as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the category of Logistics Services.”
Masaki Yamauchi, President and Representative Director of Yamato Holdings commented: “We are greatly honoured to be able to contribute as a logistics services partner to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yamato Holdings is pursuing a ‘Value Networking’ design that will develop logistics into a means of generating value, and our unique high value-added logistics services will support the smooth hosting of the Games and help make the Tokyo 2020 Games the best ever.
“We also aim to utilise our world-class logistics operations to assist in creating a legacy that will help enable the urban dwellers, including senior citizens, and working families with young children, to live an active life with peace of mind and propagate economic benefits through ‘luggage-free’ services for visitors to Japan in order to make the maximum contribution to a successful Games and a prosperous society.”