With more and more people seeking a modal shift, growing attention is being paid to the role of rail transportation. It emits only small quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOX). It promises cost reductions through mass transportation. It can access an extensive national network. It enables punctual operation based on railroad schedules. And, it achieves throughout Japan when linked to road (truck) transportation. HAKATA UNYU meets the needs of a new era by improving and evolving rail transportation.
Ecological transportation that is friendly to the environment
Developing a low-carbon distribution system that is friendly to the environment. This is an urgent task to be fulfilled by the transportation industry. The key to meeting this task is rail transportation.
The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by trains is about one-sixth of that emitted by trucks. Besides the amount of nitrogen oxide (NOX) emitted by trains is much smaller. HAKATA UNYU meets needs of a new era by improving and evolving rail transportation.
A network extending all over Japan
Rail transportation is based on a highly developed railway network that can link any two areas in Japan. There are more than 150 freight handling bases throughout Japan from Hokkaido to Kyushu. From these bases, more than 400 freight train services operate every day on the archipelago. Of course, punctual transportation based on railroad schedules is another great attraction.
Transporting goods to distant areas. Transporting a large volume of goods reliably. The role of rail transportation is still growing.
Capacity to transport dangerous and hazardous substances
We also transport dangerous and hazardous substances using tank containers, in cooperation with the businesses that use them.
A person responsible for handling toxic and hazardous substances is stationed at our office. Besides, crew members engaging in delivery are fully qualified. (Category B, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6)
We apply our experience and expertise to deliver important goods safely and reliably.
Capacity to store freight temporarily
You may want to send freight in advance of a delivery date. In that case, we can store your freight at the departure or arrival station for a specified period.