Overview

A Transport Group with Excellence

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming) was established on December 28, 1972.

Since that time, our staff members across the world have observed our core value of “Teamwork, Innovation, Honesty and Pragmatism” in enhancing our transportation expertise and service quality. We have dedicated ourselves to providing global and sophisticated marine transportation services. By providing our customers with high-quality “punctual, speedy, reliable, and economical” services, Yang Ming has become one of the leading shipping companies in the world.

At May of 2017, Yang Ming operates a fleet of 98 vessels with a 6-million-D.W.T / operating capacity 590 thousand TEUS, of which container ships are the mains service force.

As a result of our effort to enhance our global competitiveness, Yang Ming has won the following awards and certificates since 1996: National Outstanding Quality Award of R.O.C. (Taiwan), International management code for the safe operation of ships and for pollution prevention (ISM Code), International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code), ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, ISO 27001 Certificate for Information Security Management System, TOSHMS 2011 Certificate for Taiwan Occupational Safety and Health Management System, and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Certificates, Customs – Trade Partnership Against Terrorism(C-TPAT), Authorized Economic Operator(AEO).

We summarize Yang Ming's corporate culture as below:

  • Emphasis is placed on the spirit of teamwork: Through team cooperation, team learning, and strict quality control in each link, we strive to maximize the synergy of the entire Yang Ming Group.
  • Honesty is given the first priority: We endeavor to be honest in whatever we do and whoever we deal with. We require mutual respect, give care to society, and take delight in work.
  • Pragmatism is our attitude: We always put our feet on the earth, are practical and do our job immediately.
  • Innovation is encouraged: We use new thinking to strive for breakthroughs, transcend tradition, and attain perfection and professionalism.
  • Decisions are based on humanism: We acknowledge the value of everyone's work and provide our staff with a secure, healthy and discrimination-free environment.
  • Harmony is greatly valued: We cooperate externally and harmonize internally; share interests with society, and coexist with the environment.
  • Society is embraced: We supply valuable transportation in society and serve the society and all the people.


GROUP LOGO


LOGO

Literarl meaning:
Yang Ming " is transliterated from its two Chinese characters "陽明.""Yang Ming" refers to the sun and lightness.
"Yang" refers to the sun, whereas "Ming" is the combination of the sun and the moon and often denotes "brightness," "clarity" or "enlightenment."

Logo Meaning :
The logo is a square block shape integrated with our initials "YM".
The "Y" stretches out from the bottom to the top, which signifies Yang Ming's endeavor for innovation.
The "M" stands for grandeur, width and firmness, which implies that Yang Ming's employee teams work honestly and pragmatically for effective results. Our logo also delivers Yang Ming's core values of "Teamwork, Innovation, Honesty and Pragmatism."



CORPORATE KEY COLORS
The Red color implies Yang Ming's managing philosophy of sincere service.
The Grey color stands for Yang Ming's core values.

Teamwork-oriented: Grey is the mixture of black and white. It means successful work is done by the coordination and communication of mutual parties.
Innovative: Grey has the feeling of modern life and technology, which meet the spirit of innovation.

Honest and Pragmatic: Grey is a neutral color, not shining but also not so ignorable. Grey is a reliable color that embodies the pragmatic goals of doing the job right the first time.


CORPORATE SUPPLEMENTARY PATTERN:
The flow of a Wave is our Corporate Supplementary Pattern. This Wave not only represents Yang Ming's core business, sea transportation, but also our concern for the oceans and marine ecology. The Wave flows from left to right like a rising tiding, signifying Yang Ming's constant efforts to upgrade and keep our progress and efficiency to a peak.


BUSINESS PROFILE


In the face of rapid changes in shipping business environment and in our customers' request, to provide our customers with multiple choices and rapid shipping service, our managing policy includes unceasingly fortifying our strategic alliances with shipping partners, enlarging the shipping service network and increasing calling ports. In addition, through continuously using new information technology, upgrading computer systems, unifying the relevant information, and modifying working process, we provide electronic service to our customers and promote our working quality and quantity as well. The main services we provide include:


LINER SERVICE:

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation offers top-notch, scheduled container transportation service across Asia, Europe, America, and Australia, worthy of trust by customers. We have been continuing to upgrade our fleet and services in hopes of becoming one of the world’s best carriers.


BULK SERVICE:

Kuang Ming Shipping Corporation offers global bulk transportation service. It mainly uses the Panamax bulk ships to carry iron ore, coal and grain, etc. by time charter or voyage charter. It provides bulk transportation service across the world under the credo of "Steady Operation, Quality Service, Customers Uppermost, and Safety First."


TERMINAL SERVICE :

Yang Ming has invested in exclusive terminals at Keelung, Kaohsiung and Taipei Harbors in Taiwan; Los Angeles and Tacoma in the United States; Antwerp in Belgium and Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Currently, Kao Ming Container Terminal Corp. participated in terminal investment at Kaohsiung Harbor of Taiwan. The project, involving the construction of four berths, was completed in September, 2014 and the terminal has become Yang Ming’s Far East transshipment base.

LOGISTICS SERVICE:

YES Logistics Corporation, another affiliate of ours, offers total logistics service with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Besides, YES has set up offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Xiamen, Ningbo, Tianjin, Wuhan, Hefei in China and in Hong Kong. It also maintains offices in Bangkok, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Rotterdam, and Denmark as well as agency network around the world. To enhance service capability and quality, YES is very aggressively developing proper logistics facilities. At the moment, YES operates Taiwan's a unique multi-temperature warehousing logistics center in Kaohsiung and a warehouse in Frankfurt, Germany. On the other hand, through joint venture, YES also gets involved in operation of cold chain warehouses and reefer depots in China. Integrated with logistics facilities, not only for sea freight and also for air freight, YES possesses the capability to offer supply chain management and total logistics solutions. The vision of becoming an outstanding logistics service provider is becoming true step by step. Yang Ming has established professional trucking companies in Taiwan, UK, USA and China. The company offers total logistics solutions to customers around the world according to their needs.

CULTURAL UNDERTAKINGS:

In order to raise public awareness of marine culture and fulfill Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Yang Ming opened YM Oceanic Culture & Art Museum at Keelung in 2004. For permanent promotion of maritime cultural education, it established the “Yang Ming Cultural Foundation” on May 13th, 2005 and then opened the YM Museum of Marine Exploration of Kaohsiung at Cijin in 2007. Yang Ming hopes to bring people closer to marine culture through exhibitions and other activities held by these facilities.

In recent years, Yang Ming’s efforts to promote cultural undertakings have been validated again and again. We won, among others, the Ministry of Culture's Wenxin Golden Award and the National Outstanding Cultural Volunteer Award and the Ministry of Education's Social Education Award. The Ministry of Economic Affairs' Bureau of Industry awarded Yang Ming the Creative Life Industries Charter, and a unit of the Executive Yuan issued an English Services Emblem to Yang Ming. In 2013, Yang Ming won Creative Enterprise Award given by Ministry of Culture.

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