Global Parts & Logistics
The Global Parts & Logistics Division will demonstrate its integration functions in its areas of strength, including its global network, logistics infrastructure, supply-and-demand management, and assembly. It will also exceed the expectations of customers by creating a nextgeneration society with a focus on mobility to be a problem-solving division that grows along with its customers.
The division has 164 sites operated by 110 subsidiaries in 38 countries around the world. By using these sites and its logistics networks and by establishing an optimally integrated parts logistics system, the division has established a global automobile parts supply chain.
Other operations include tire and wheel assembly and other assembly businesses, a production business for airbag cushions and other parts, as well as an interior and exterior parts and accessories business covering all aspects of operations from planning and development through raw materials procurement and processing.
The division successfully serves the diverse needs of its customers by combining its global logistics network, supply-and-demand management functions, and unique manufacturing functions into an integrated function service.
As medium- to long-term initiatives in its core mobility field, Toyota Tsusho will maximize integration functions including product development, raw materials procurement, processing, supply-anddemand management, logistics, and assembly functions on a global scale by combining them with digital technology, thereby contributing to the development of a sustainable society.
Specifically, the division will pursue the advancement of systems for managing global supply chains tailored to changes in customer vehicle production methods such as the integration of vehicle platforms while providing new services such as global development of its logistics business.
Furthermore, initiatives for expanding the value chain will continue to focus on the identification of cutting-edge technologies and materials and the development of new functions.
Regarding the diversification of business, the division will leverage its expertise and strengths developed through existing businesses to acquire new customers and business partners.
Moreover, the division will tackle the challenges of developing services in environmental solution areas including fuel cells to create a carbon neutral society.
Automobile parts, logistics business, tire and wheel assembly business, and other businesses
Value Creation Business
- By using its logistics sites in countries around the world and combining the provision of optimal, integrated logistics with order-and-inventory management and other supply-and-demand management functions, the division offers parts logistics services that contribute to stable parts supply, reduce transportation costs, shorten delivery lead times, and minimize inventories. In its accessories and materials business, the division provides various forms of added value in areas ranging from product planning, design, and development to product supply, production preparation, and quality control.
- The division has established systems to optimize manufacturers' supply chains through operations in the technopark, tire and wheel assembly, vehicle transport, accessory-and-conversion, and other businesses. As market needs change, the division continually creates new value by combining these various functions for customers in innovative ways.
Automotive Value Chains Provided by the Global Parts & Logistics Division
Business Lines of the Global Parts & Logistics Division
1st Quarter of Fiscal year ending March 31, 2022
For the purpose of streamlining operations in the logistics industry and minimizing the industry's environmental footprint, in April 2021 we concluded a capital and business alliance with Hacobu Co., Ltd., which operates a platform for centrally managing logistics information. The partnership will continue to propose solutions aimed at achieving smart logistics and optimizing transport, delivery, and logistics operations.