WWL awarded new ocean service contract by Toyota Motor Corporation

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been awarded a contract by Toyota Motor Corporation to provide ocean transportation of Toyota’s passenger cars from Japan to North America.

WWL already has an existing agreement to provide Toyota Motor Corporation with ocean services for completely built units from Japan to Europe and Toyota Group companies with ocean and land-based services in Europe, USA, Australia and Africa.

The first vessel departed from Japan on 12th of September and is expected to arrive at the US East Coast in October. Port of loading is the Toyota dedicated Tahara ocean terminal, located next to the Toyota Tahara plant in Japan’s Aichi area and ports of discharge in the US will be Jacksonville, Florida and Newark, New Jersey.