Company Visit to Honda Motor Europe Logistics

On September 18, Ambassador Ishii and Counsellor Hokugo visited Honda Motor Europe Logistics in Ghent and Aalst. Being the distribution hub for Honda in Europe, it has 6 branch offices within the European territory, and it was explained that the company manages to deliver anywhere within Europe by the next day. Apart from a warehouse for spare parts, the logistics sites in Ghent also perform a final inspection of finished cars before shipping and in Aalst car bumpers are painted. The factory in Aalst was established in 1962; it was the first factory built overseas by Honda Motor Co.Ltd., showing the profound relation that exists with Belgium.