Hegele Group Welcomes New Sister Company in Japan

GMED Logistics Japan K.K. to commence operation in January 2014

The international Hegele Group has opened a new office in Tokyo. GMED Logistics Japan K.K. started its business in January 2014 and provides customized logistics and installation services for medical equipment. “The Japanese medical equipment market is extremely attractive and shows steady growth rates for the future. A local office with Japanese staff is the only solution to meet our customers’ requirements in regard to culture fit and flexibility,” says Christoph Sitzer, CEO of GMED Logistics USA and Japan.

“Asia is definitely a very interesting region for us,” says Dieter Hegele, Shareholder of Hegele Group and is very excited about the opening of the second hub of the Hegele Group in the Asia-Pacific region. The Hegele Group is already present in Brisbane, QLD (Australia).

About the Hegele Group

The Hegele Group is a modern, flexible logistics service provider. Starting out as a traditional furniture transportation company in 1920, the Hegele Group has long outgrown its historic roots. Today, Hegele develops innovative services by combining its experience with future-oriented ideas. With more than 2,500 employees at 29 locations worldwide, the Hegele Group generates EUR 250 million in annual revenue. Among others, Simon Hegele Gesellschaft für Logistik und Services (Karlsruhe, Germany), Hegele Logistics, LLC (Wood Dale, IL- USA) and GMED Logistics, LLC (Wood Dale, IL / Grapevine, TX – USA) are members of the Hegele Group.

About GMED Logistics

Established in 2011, GMED Logistics provides highly customized logistics and installation services for medical equipment manufacturer. GMED Logistics provides highly customized logistics services for manufacturers of medical equipment. Based on the commitment to achieve the highest degree of customer satisfaction, our value-added services include rigging and installations of medical equipment guaranteeing single source quality and reliability to our international clients. GMED Logistics has offices in the USA, Japan as well as affiliates in Germany and Australia. www.gmedlogistics.com

Corinna de Behr
Tel.: (847) 690-0007

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