Yamato’s revenue growth increased to 4.9% in 2017, following a strong increase in average unit prices. As a result of higher prices and fewer high-volume corporate clients, parcels volume declined during the year. Nonetheless, Yamato Holdings’ EBIT margin declined to 2.3% in 2017. Despite labour shortages, the operator is increasing its workforce and increasing its alternative delivery network, including pick-up and drop-off points, to improve profitability. For more details, download the IPC Carrier Intelligence Report for Yamato Holdings.

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