History

History

June 1941 Sanriku Unyu Co., Ltd. established, taking over the businesses of ground freight transport and marine cargo handling previously conducted by Sanrikukisen Co., Ltd.
December 1950 Obtains a license for the sea-rail freight-forwarding business at Shiogama Port Station and Shiogama Wharf Station
December 1963 Obtains a license for the trucking business in general areas
September 1964 Obtains an unrestricted license (no.1 category) for Port Transport Business.
December 1964 Files registration for the coastal freight-forwarding business
April 1970 Relocates the head office to 11-28 Teizan-Dori 3-chome, Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture (current location)
September 1970 Obtains a permit for the warehousing business
July 1971 The Sendai Zone of the Port of Sendai-Shiogama opens
March 1973 Opens the Sendai Port Office when Sendai Port opens
August 1975 Obtains a license for the sea-land freight-forwarding business at Sendai Wharf Station
April 1976 Files registration for the business of freight forwarding by automobile
March 1977 Establishes the subsidiary Sanriku-Yuso Corp, which conducts the trucking business in general areas
October 1986 Obtains an unrestricted license for the marine cargo handling business
July 1987 Installs a 50-ton scale on the wharf of Shiogama Port and starts the truck-weight certification business 
March 1990 Obtains a permit for the customs brokerage business
December 1990 With the enactment of the Freight-Forwarding Business Act, which abolishes the classification of the general freight-forwarding business, the Company is deemed to have been granted a permit and registration for the coastal and truck freight-forwarding businesses. 
May 1993 Obtains a permit for the rail freight-forwarding business (second-class consigned freight-forwarding business) at Sendai Port Station
April 1997 Discontinues the rail freight-forwarding business when Shiogama Wharf Station is closed
October 1997 Returns the license for the trucking business in general areas
April 2001 Shiogama Port reclassified as a special major port and renamed the Port of Sendai-Shiogama
May 2003 Establishes the subsidiary Sanriku Service Co., Ltd., which conducts staffing services and the property and casualty insurance agency business
May 2005 Certified to ISO 9001 quality-management standards
September 2005 Opens an office in Shanghai, China 
October 2005 Opens Sendai Port Office No. 3
October 2006 Opens the Tokyo Office (currently Tokyo Branch)
March 2009 Certified to Green Management standards
August 2009 Opens Sendai Port Office No. 5
October 2012 Ishinomaki Port and Matsushima Port merged into the Port of Sendai-Shiogama
March 2013 Opens Sendai Port Distribution Center on the premises of Sendai Port Office No. 5
February 2014 Certified as an AEO (authorized economic operator) Warehouse Operator by the customs authorities
March 2014 Obtains a license for the first-class consigned freight-forwarding business and starts the NVOCC (non-vessel-operating common carrier) services
June 2015 Obtains a license for the general trucking business
March 2016 Opens the North Sendai Port Office
June 2019 Certified as an AEO (authorized economic operator) Customs Brokers by the customs authorities
October 2019 Opens Sendai Port Gamo Office