About Kato Kaiun Thailand


Kato Kaiun was found in 1877, located at Kobe, Japan. We have developed up to now under the customer support. We’ ve established KATO KAIUN (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in May 2016, to improve and enhance our activities in Thailand. The recent logistics industry is remarkable, company corresponding to the logistics innovation, we are committed to streamlining and modernization.

We will continue to evolve and keep the policy of “Customer first” what is most advantageous to the customer. And understand what are the customer wants the most, more secure and efforts to fulfill the mission of more reliable transportation.

Overall the various transport sector by arranging branches, sales office which can support customers across the country from North to South and devoid of limited terms of move, we will meet the needs of our customers. We will be confident to service and reach customs expectations

Kato Kaiun (Thailand) Co., Ltd.


1877 Marine transportation business founded in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture
1914 Renamed to Kato shipping  Limited Partnership.
Established Hyogo branch in Kobe.
1928 April Reorganized Kato Kaiun Shokai.
Established Headquarters in Kobe City.
1935 April Established Hiroshima branch
 1937 June Renamed Kato Kaiun Co., Ltd. (the current company name).
Established Onomichi branch.
1938 Warehouse construction in Hiroshima City, start of the commercial warehouse industry.
Established Osaka branch.
1948 Established Fukuyama branch and Kitakyushu Branch.
Set up branch offices at Kure city and Matsuyama city.
1949 Hanshin Takamatsu business separate to Kato Kisen Co., Ltd.
1960 November Established Sanyo Milk Co., Ltd. (currently Sanyou – Cold Co., Ltd.)
1964 February Established Tokyo branch.
Founded Kato Konpo Co., Ltd.
1966 Acquires Sumita Transportation Co., Ltd. in Kobe, advanced to the marine cargo handling industry
1967 October The marine cargo handling industry, Kato Kaiun Co., Ltd. enterring import and export Division in Sakaemachi sales office
1969 April Established Sanyo Milk Co., Ltd. Hiroshima sales office
1970 November Headquarters office Kobe branch moved to Chuo-ku, Kobe City
1971 April Acquisition of Settsu wood Industries and merged to packing department in Kato Konpo Co., Ltd.
1972 November Osaka branch and Kobe branch supervised by Hanshin branch.
Warehouse construction for Eastern office in Higashinada,Kobe.
1978 February Established Hiroshima Sanyo Milk Co., Ltd. (now Sanyo Logics Co., Ltd.)
1982 January Start International cargo air handling
1987 April Sanyo Milk Co., Ltd renamed to Sanyou – Cold Co., Ltd.
1988 August Sakaemachi sales office renamed to import and export business establishment
1991 September Hiroshima Sanyo Milk Co., Ltd renamed to Sanyo Logics Co., Ltd.
1999 August Established Tsuyama sales office
2001 August Get the management rights of the Chidori KaiunCo., Ltd.
2002 April Renamed import and export business office to international logistics department.
Relocated the International Logistics Division and Kato Konpo Co., Ltd. to Kyo-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City.
2005 November Shanghai Jiateng international freight forwarding Co., Ltd. was established
2011 May Headquarters Hanshin branch, International Logistics Division, Kato Konpo Co. Ltd.,
Chidori Kaiun Co., Ltd. moved to Kato Kaiun building, Minatojima, Chuo-ku, Kobe.
2016 May Subsidiary KATO KAIUN (THAILAND) CO., LTD. was established at Bangkok, Thailand