Apr. 27, 2021
AEON GLOBAL SCM and Toyota Start to Consider Collaboration on Logistics Improvement and Carbon Neutrality InitiativesNew collaborative measures to seek solutions to issues in the logistics industry
AEON GLOBAL SCM Co., Ltd.
Toyota City, Japan, April 27, 2021―AEON GLOBAL SCM Co., Ltd. (AEON GLOBAL SCM) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) agreed to continue considering new collaborative initiatives concerning the logistics field, a major issue that Japanese society is currently facing.
By integrating the retail logistics expertise cultivated by AEON GLOBAL SCM with Toyota's know-how regarding the Toyota Production System (TPS) and connected and electrification technologies, the two companies will work to devise solutions to shared problems in the logistics industry including personnel shortages and achieving carbon neutrality, create mechanisms for raising efficiency throughout the supply chain, and build connected systems. By doing this, they will support people's lives and create the future of logistics.
These initiatives will also promote collaboration for the development of an affluent society with Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation that intends to accelerate CASE responses, which Toyota announced with Isuzu Motor Limited and Hino Motors, Ltd.
We will continue to deepen our cooperation and openly consider collaboration with new like-minded partners moving forward.
"Achieving zero, and adding new value beyond it"
As part of efforts to pass our beautiful "Home Planet" to the next generation, Toyota has identified and is helping to solve issues faced by individuals and overall society, which Toyota calls "Achieving Zero," hoping to help reduce the negative impacts caused by these issues to people and the environment to zero. Additionally, Toyota is also looking "Beyond Zero" to create and provide greater value by continuing to diligently seek ways to improve lives and society for the future.
- About Beyond Zero
Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all. We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate. Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our Guiding Principles in pursuit of a safer, greener and more inclusive society. Today, as we transform into a mobility company developing connected, automated, shared and electrified technologies, we also remain true to our Guiding Principles and many of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals to help realize an ever-better world, where everyone is free to move.
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