Since our establishment in July 1946, we have actively expanded business operations actively through acquiring certification for trucking, railroad forwarding, marine transport and warehousing; improving transport systems; and increasing operating bases.

As of April, 2020

July 1946 Established Senko Unyu Shoji Co., Ltd.
October 1946 Changed the corporate name to Senko Transport Co., Ltd.
October 1949 Registered marine transport, marine transportation operation, marine transport brokerage and marine transport agent businesses.
(At the time, marine transport and marine transport operation business were regulated under a registration system).
December 1950 Acquired transportation (by railway) license in Miyazaki Prefecture. After that, developed transport (by railway) business nationwide.
Acquired general motor truck transportation business license in Miyazaki and started a truck transportation business.
(Developed general truck transport business and currently a hold nationwide licence (except Okinawa Prefecture)).
April 1954 Started a special loading motor truck transportation business(line business).
July 1959 Acquired license for warehouse business.
October 1961 Listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange
October 1965 Pioneered the introduction of computers.
October 1970 Started physical distribution consulting service
October 1973 Changed the corporate name to Senko Co., Ltd.
March 1975 Listed on the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange
August 1977 Launched the Siberia Land Bridge service between Japan, the Far East, the Near and Middle East, and Europe.
July 1978 Expanded into the house moving business.
August 1980 Started implementation of comprehensive multi-functional warehouses (PD centers) with the opening of the Nanko PD Center in Osaka.
November 1984 Launched Senko Information System Co., Ltd. as a core VAN (Value-Added Network) business.
March 1985 Started a physical distribution service for general merchandising stores and retailers.
November 1987 Opened a logistics center for dealing with housing materials, and started operation of a logistics system for housing materials.
February 1990 Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
October 1991 International VAN between Japan and the U.S.A. completed, service launched.
July 1996 Opened comprehensive training facility for transport and safety "Crefeel Koto" in Higashiomi City , Shiga Prefecture
October 1996 Kanagawa Office was the first to acquire International Standardization Organisation (ISO) ISO9002 quality management certification, and other offices soon followed.
December 1997 Opened a physical distribution center in Dalian , China
Febrauary 1998 Acquired International Safety Management (ISM) Document of Compliance.
May 2000 Developed new logistics system "the Best Partner System (BPS)", and started services
April 2001 Nagoya Office was the first to acquire ISO14001 environmental management certification, and other offices soon followed.
June 2004 Launched a service transportation system utilizing the China Land Bridge between Japan and Central Asia.
July 2004 Entered the temping agency sector with the establishment of S-TAFF Co., Ltd.
April 2008 Established Logi Solution Co., Ltd., a 3PL logistics business and logistics consulting business.
February 2009 Tokyo Nohin Daiko Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary.
July 2009 Marufuji Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary.
March 2010 Entered the agriculture sector with the establishment of Senko School Farm Tottori Co., Ltd.
November 2010 Received the Minister's Prize from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism at the 7th Eco-Products Awards for our bulk container integrated logistics system.
May 2011
Received the 12th Logistics Environment Grand Prize from JALOT (the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport) for measures to reduce electricity consumption.
July 2011 Opened the Kentucky Logistics Center in the U.S.A.
September 2011 Smile Corp. became a subsidiary.
October 2013 AST Inc. became a subsidiary.
March 2014 Opened the Ko-Senko Logistics Center in Korea.
October 2014 RUNTEC Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary, entered refrigerated logistics sector.
September 2015 Opened the Laem Chabang Logistics Center in Thailand.
April 2016 ACROSS TRANSPORT Corp. became a subsidiary
October 2016 Acquired Keihanna Helper Station Co., Ltd. to mark our major expansion into the nursing care business
October 2016 Opened the Yangon Logistics Center in Myanmar
April 2017 Established Senko Group Holdings Co., Ltd. to mark the transition to a holding company structure.
April 2017 NIPPON MARINE CO., LTD. and EIKO SHIPPING CO., LTD became a subsidiary, expanding marine business
April 2017 Skylift Consolidator(Pte)Ltd. became a subsidiary, enterd international air transport services
September 2017 Blue Earth Japan Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary, enterd fittness sector
October 2017 ANZEN YUSO CO., LTD. became a subsidiary
October 2017 VENUS CO.,LTD. became a subsidiary, enter nursing and preventative care business
January 2018 Opened the Pho Noi Logistics Center in Vietnam
May 2018 Opened the Qingpu Logistics Center in China.
July 2018 Received the Logistics Environment Grand Prize from JALOT (the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport) for modal shift initiatives using railways.
September 2018 Best Global Logistics Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary.
October 2018 Opened the Běijīng Logistics Center in China.
October 2019 Opened the refrigerated & frozen logistics center in Thailand.
February 2020 "Tokyo Eastside Hotel Kaie" grand opening.