Yamaha extends deal with logistics provider

Publish Date: 
Sep 17, 2012

LYNWOOD, Calif. - Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has signed a multiyear deal with logistics service provider Pacer Distribution Services Inc. to provide transportation and distribution services to the OEM's Motorsports and Watercraft divisions.

Yamaha's products manufactured in Asia are shipped each month to the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Under the new contract, Pacer Distribution Services picks up the containers and drays them to its warehouse in Lynwood, Calif. At the warehouse, Pacer performs a variety of value-added services for Yamaha and then manages distribution of the vehicles to Yamaha's network of West Coast dealers and other regionally located distribution centers.

Under a longstanding relationship between the two companies, Pacer has provided U.S. rail service to Yamaha Motor in the past.

Posted by Holly Wagner