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Cold chain logistics connecting producers with consumers

Domestic farm

Domestic farm

Domestic farm
Ohta Market

Ohta Market

Ohta Market
FCC 1

FCC 1

FCC 1
FCC 2

FCC 2

FCC 2
Retail logistics centers

Retail logistics centers

Retail logistics centers
Supermarkets

Supermarkets

Supermarkets
Consumers

Consumers

Consumers
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Funasho also focus on the importance of logistics center functions to deliver fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables
Utilizing the fix-temperature logistic areas of
the Ohta Market Logistics Center (kept at 15°C all year long),
which began operation in April 2011,
Funasho has enhanced its freshness control structure to establish thorough cold chain logistics.
These cold chain logistic system are assured with
FCC Logistics Center 1 inside the Ohta Market
and FCC Logistics Center 2 inside Prologis Park Tokyo Ohta.
Since the refrigerators, elevators, and packaging areas are
located adjacent to the constant-temperature logistic areas,
this structure enables swift receipt and processing, as well as the smooth loading of trucks.

One-Stop Service

Product development

Product development

Procurement

Procurement

Processing

Processing

Delivery

Delivery

The Funasho Group handles everything from product development through processing and delivery
The Funasho Group consists of four companies:
Funasho, the core company, which handles fresh domestic fruits and vegetables;
Funasho Shoji, which handles imported fruits and vegetables;
Farm Station, which handles cut vegetables, salads, and processed food products;
and Funasho Global Cargo, the Group's logistics arm.

We offer a structure that delivers one-stop services
through cooperation among these distinctive Group member companies.
We continue striving to enhance these one-stop services
in pursuit of customer convenience as a total coordinator for produce sales.

Produce collection capabilities

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Hokkaido

Hokkaido
Potato Jul.~Nov.

Niigata

Niigata
Le Lectier Pair Nov.~Dec.

Toyama

Toyama
TOYAMA-Dried Persimmon Dec.

Ishikawa

Ishikawa
Ruby Roman Grape Aug.~Sep.

Fukui

Fukui
KAMISHO-Taro Oct.~Nov.

Yamanashi

Yamanashi
Grape Aug.~Sep.

Nagano

Nagano
Lettuce Jun.~Sep.

Gifu

Gifu
FUYU-Gaki(persimmon) Oct.~Dec.

Shizuoka

Shizuoka
Crown Melon All Year

Aichi

Aichi
Fig May.~Oct.

Tottori

Tottori
Scallion May.~Jun.

Shimane

Shimane
ANPO -Gaki/SAIJYO-Gaki(persimmon) Nov.~Dec.

Okayama

Okayama
Muscat of Alexandria Grape Jul.~Oct.

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
Lemon Dec.~May.

Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi
Japanese Summer Orange May.~Jul.

Fukuoka

Fukuoka
Strawberry Amaou Jan.~Apr.

Saga

Saga
Greenhouse Mandarin Orange May.~Sep.

Nagasaki

Nagasaki
Loquat May.~Jun.

Kumamoto

Kumamoto
Tomato Nov.~May.

Oita

Oita
Citrus Kabos Aug.~Oct.

Miyazaki

Miyazaki
Mango Apr.~Jul.

Kagoshima

Kagoshima
Japanese Sweet Potato Oct.~Dec.

Tokushima

Tokushima
Citrus Sudachi Aug.~Sep.

Kagawa

Kagawa
Kiwifruits Nov.~Feb.

Ehime

Ehime
Beni-Madonna Orange Dec.

Kochi

Kochi
TOSA-Buntan Grapefruit Feb.~Apr

Mie

Mie
Canola Flower Oct.~Mar.

Shiga

Shiga
Red Turnip Oct.~Jan.

Kyoto

Kyoto
Ebi-Taro Nov.~Jan.

Osaka

Osaka
SENSHU Special Fresh Eggplant Apr.~Oct.

Hyogo

Hyogo
Onion All Year

Nara

Nara
Persimmon Sep.~Nov.

Wakayama

Wakayama
Citrus Unshu Oct.~Dec.

Ibaraki

Ibaraki
Lotus Root Sep.~Dec.

Tochigi

Tochigi
Strawberry Dec.~Mar.

Gunma

Gunma
Cabbage Aug.~Sep.

Saitama

Saitama
Welsh Onion Dec.~Mar.

Chiba

Chiba
Asian Pear Aug.~Oct.

Tokyo

Tokyo
Japanese Mustard Spinach Dec.~Mar.

Kanagawa

Kanagawa
Japanese White Radish Dec.~Mar.

Aomori

Aomori
Apple Oct.~Apr.

Iwate

Iwate
Shiitake Mushroom All Year

Miyagi

Miyagi
Paprika Jul.~Oct.

Akita

Akita
Water Shield May.~Aug.

Yamagata

Yamagata
Cherry May.~Jul.

Fukushima

Fukushima
Peach Jul.~Sep.

Okinawa

Okinawa
Bitter Melon Jun.~Aug.
We take pride in our ability to stock stable supplies of produce
from producer regions across Japan at the Ohta Market.
Purchasing products directly from the farm enables stable supplies
of products unaffected by the volume delivered to the market.
In addition, we purchase unique products and excellent products
grown with special care directly from farmers.
The Metropolitan Central Wholesale Ohta Market where we are located
is Japan's largest market for fresh fruits and vegetables trading.
Our broad pipeline with this market enables us
to deliver stable supplies of products to our customers.

Propose solutions

We develop new products together with farmer
to respond to ever-changing consumer demands.
Today, consumers are seeking even more delicious tastes
for even the best-loved fruits and vegetables.
In cooperation with partners, including farmer and seed companies,
we strive proactively to develop products to satisfy such needs,
so that we can provide fruits and vegetables that all will love.

IT

Establishing an advanced business style by making management discussions more visible,
based on a sales management system capable of producing traceability
materials and statistical data through centralized management of all data at the time it is generated,
and by supporting and developing in our internal information management section
the advanced information technologies demanded in wholesale markets.
Our customers are making steady progress on the use of paperless technologies and
the development of online systems for stock data and inquiries.

For this reason, we are striving to develop systems to respond flexibly to
customers' needs and to make internal operations more efficient
by centralizing management of all related data.
Type of system
  • Logistics BMS

  • JCA procedural
    EOS (transmission/receipt)

  • Zengin TCP/IP

  • Web

Data format
  • Logistics BMS format

  • CSV format

  • Fixed-length format

  • Other
    Special formats

Our internal Systems Division can handle other formats as well.

Our own logistics centers

Funasho also focuses on its logistics centers to deliver fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables.
Utilizing the constant-temperature storage areas and refrigerators of FCC Logistics Center 1,
which began operation in April 2011,
Funasho has strengthened its freshness management structure to establish cold chain logistics.
FCC Logistics Center 2 began operation in 2017.
We maintain a structure to deliver products quickly with
close attention to customer wishes through our network and mobility
centered on in-house logistics centers.
FCC Logistics Centre 1
Area Size
3976.89m2(42806.9 ft2)
Truck berth
15 units
FCC Logistics Centre 2
Area Size
2306.2m2(24823.7 ft2)
Truck berth
11 units
TRC Logistic Centre
Area Size
1,310.77m2(14109.0 ft2)
Truck berth
6 units