Corporate Blog

December 02 2021

What is ESG Logistics?

We’ve talked before about the concept of ESG investing, in terms of the impact on capital allocation, but what does that mean in practice for logistics firms?

November 22 2021

Bringing Japan Out of the Fossil Age

On November 2, 2021, Japan—along with Norway and Australia—won the Fossil of the Day Award at the COP26 Convention. Unfortunately, Japan has been a regular “winner” of the satirical, shaming award given to countries who are “doing the most to achieve the least” in regards to climate change, according to Climate Action Network (CAN).

September 06 2021

How SVL is Beating Covid

Here at SVL, we are no stranger to the impact of Covid-19 to our business and our customers. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the short- and long-term changes that Covid-19 has wrought on the industry.

July 29 2021

A Look at the Heart of SVL

In our latest video release, hear what our co-founders Tatsuhiko Nakazawa and Glen Wood have to say about SVL, how we are revolutionizing the logistics industry and how people are at the center of our company and our corporate beliefs.

July 05 2021

Creating Bonds and Never Forgetting Your Roots

Families and kizuna, or bonds, are integral parts of many businesses in Japan. Some companies established hundreds of years ago still exist in the 21st century and the knowledge and expertise of running that business has been passed down through the generations.

June 02 2021

What SDGs Mean to SVL

It’s in any company’s self-interest to better protect the environment and the interests of society in order to remain successful. SVL actively promotes the adoption of ethical practices and strong corporate governance to assist our customers in achieving their goals.

May 07 2021

What We Mean When We Talk About SDGs

We speak a lot, here at SVL, about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For us, it’s not just a buzzword, it incorporates who we are as a company and our wish to be proactive in creating a better world for our employees, families, society and the world in which we live.

April 12 2021

Diversity and the Necessity of an Empowered Female Workforce

According to a recent report from CNN, Japan is stuck decades in the past when it comes to gender equality. Officials at The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) point to the fact that underutilizing women costs Japan about 550 billion dollars a year worth of GDP, which is holding the country back when it comes to social advancement and diversity.

March 29 2021

Trailblazing Trucks at SVL

As we enter the cherry blossom season here in Japan, everyone at SVL is really excited about various upcoming projects and news that seem to be blooming too.

February 09 2021

Sustaining Sustainability in 2021

We’re well and truly into 2021 now and everyone at SVL is excited and energized for the year ahead. As you may know, sustainability is very much at the top of our agenda and company ethos. The aim of SVL, in fact, is to embody a fully sustainable business model with a focus on sustainable supply chains, sustainable logistics and sustainable ESG practices…

January 13 2021

Moving Forward: SVL’s Year of Expansion

Well, let’s begin with a huge thank you for supporting SVL last year. It proved to be a particularly transformative year for everyone with coronavirus having a huge effect on every industry and company around the globe. We’re happy to say, however, that SVL had a year of growth and expansion and that will continue this year, which is sure to be another important period for us…

January 01 2021

Happy New Year from SVL

From all of us at SVL, Happy New Year 2021! Thank you for all your support and encouragement in 2020! We look forward to a great year ahead…

July 08 2020

240,000 Driver Shortage by 2027 in Japan

At SVL we believe our business model is the way forward and why we continue to find the wind at our back. We push forward with initiatives to improve our efficiency and the efficiency of our partners globally. We are actively seeking and employ talent from across the globe providing key training and cultural integration initiatives…

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