About us


Kintetsu World Express, Inc. is a Japan based company, headquartered in Tokyo. Established in 1948 as spun off from Kinki Nippon Railway Co., Ltd., KWE became one of the world’s leading logistics provider and achieved excellent reputation in terms of service and reliability. The global KWE network consists of over 500 Business sites in 35 countries.

Aiming to be a true “Global Logistics Partner” KWE has developed a worldwide network of offices to enhance its role as a global logistics provider. As a corporate group, we offer a diverse range of efficient and reliable logistics services and solutions in order to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction. As a “Global Logistics Partner”, our aim is to realize the truly abundant future with our customers.

The latest company acquisitions allowed us to even more strengthen our global presence:

APL Logistics

APL Logistics - a Singapore based logistics company designs and operates smart globally integrated supply chains. APL Logistics combines origin and destination logistics solutions with transportation services across all modes and regions of the world. KWE acquired all shares of APL Logistics in 2015.

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KWE Switzerland operates branches in Bassersdorf/ZH (Zurich Airport), Geneva Airport and in Basel. It handles a yearly volume of over 10‘000 shipments with more than 6’500 tons. Main commodities are industrial machinery and spare parts, precision instruments, tools, electrical appliances and medical equipment. Additionally, temperature controlled goods, as medicine and Swiss chocolates, are in safe hands at KWE. We also offer a comprehensive Service for our e-Commerce customers and handle hundreds of consumer goods orders on daily basis. As a true logistics partner, KWE Switzerland is aware of the importance to provide a top quality service. This is why a highly motivated and well trained team of professionals are taking good care of the high demanding customers. it is worthwhile to be a customer of KWE!