[SMTS 2024] Incorporating Apple Transport to Address the 2024 Issue - Tanpopo Transport Co., Ltd./Maruzin Sunapple Co., Ltd./Kato Shoten Co., Ltd.

**Logistics Innovation to Tackle 2024 Problem**
Tanpopo Transport Co., Ltd., Maruzin Sunapple Co., Ltd., and Kato Shoten Co., Ltd. have unveiled a logistics solution to mitigate the 2024 challenge. The system employs Apple Transport, optimizing schedules and utilizing ferries to deliver apples from Aomori to Kyushu within a 48-hour window. By employing multiple drivers and leveraging car ferries, the companies aim to maintain efficient delivery times despite shortened working hours. This innovation addresses concerns raised by customers about the impact of reduced trucking availability.Generated by Gemini