Six months before the Tokyo Olympics.Responding to the risk of logistics delays January 28 5:45 spread among companies
During the Tokyo Olympics, less than six months before the event, companies have begun to respond to the risk of logistics stagnation due to traffic congestion around the venue.
Among these, Suntory, a major beverage manufacturer, rents a warehouse as a distribution base in Tatsumi, Koto-ku, and delivers approximately 50,000 cases of sake and soft drinks daily to business partners and vending machines in Tokyo. You.
However, there are competition venues such as swimming nearby, and during the tournament, traffic restrictions are planned on the surrounding roads, so the company assumes that the delivery capacity will drop to about two-thirds.
For this reason, the company decided to rent a warehouse capable of delivering nearly 20,000 cases a day in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture, and called on suppliers to cooperate to secure sufficient inventory.
According to Daisuke Teruoka, a logistics officer at Suntory, "We want to be able to deliver products without delay during the summer when products are best sold."
In addition, Asahi, a major beer maker, has decided to change the import of wine and other products from Tokyo Bay to Yokohama Port.
In addition, the movement to respond to the risk of logistics disruption has begun among companies, such as starting this month to extend the period from the receipt of an order by a major food maker, "Kewpie", to the delivery of a product by one day.