POSTED: August 11th 2015
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Yamato Holdings signs on as Official Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Yamato Holdings becomes new Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Games © Tokyo 2020
Yamato Holdings becomes new Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Games © Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 President, Yoshiro Mori © Tokyo 2020
Tokyo 2020 President, Yoshiro Mori © Tokyo 2020

Masaki Yamauchi, President and Representative Director of Yamato Holdings © Tokyo 2020
Masaki Yamauchi, President and Representative Director of Yamato Holdings © Tokyo 2020

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has added another Official Partner to their growing list as they add Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (Yamato Holdings) into the "Logistics Services" category.

Now Tokyo 2020's total number of Partners is 17, including four Official Partners.

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori stated, "I am extremely grateful that Yamato Holdings has agreed to join us in our efforts to deliver the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Yamato carries out over 1.6 billion collections and deliveries each year, and I am delighted that the company will serve as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner in the category of 'Logistics Services,'" Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori said.

"We are greatly honored to be able to contribute as a logistics services partner to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Yamato Holdings is pursuing a 'Value Networking' design that will develop logistics into a means of generating value, and our unique high value-added logistics services will support the smooth hosting of the Games and help make the Tokyo 2020 Games the best ever. We also aim to utilize our world-class logistics operations to assist in creating a legacy that will help enable the urban dwellers, including senior citizens, and working families with young children, to live an active life with peace of mind and propagate economic benefits through 'luggage-free' services for visitors to Japan in order to make the maximum contribution to a successful Games and a prosperous society," expressed Masaki Yamauchi, President and Representative Director of Yamato Holdings.

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