COMPANY

OUR VISION

A future where logistics are sustainable for everyone, forever.

On the GROUND. Off the GROUND.
OUR MISSION
We are a group of professionals assembled to pioneer the future of logistics.

Each of us contributes passion, intelligence and technology, and deploys those qualities in a hands-on approach to identify logistics issues and make ceaseless efforts to develop solutions.

Using AI and robots, we produce highly adaptable logistics infrastructure.
To accomplish this, we aggressively develop and introduce state-of-the-art products, increase the speed at which these products are implemented in society, and facilitate the constant development in the world of logistics.
OUR CORPORATE VALUE

1. We are fully committed to pioneering the future of logistics.

2. We sincerely respect and advance in step with all partners supporting logistics in the field.

3. We pursue the highest levels of performance as professionals.

4. We continue to make resolute efforts to solve issues.

5. We actively embrace diversity.

6. We willingly contribute to the development of local communities and protection of the environment.

7. We recognize that reasonable profits are essential in the process of attaining our goals.

Core Competences Core Competences

Intelligent Logistics®

Intelligent Logistics® is our collective term for logistics solutions that leverage cutting-edge technologies that differ from conventional material handling approaches and software, such as AI and robotics.
Approach

Global Partnership

Borderless Partners

At GROUND, we are striving to expand partnerships from a global perspective to realize our corporate slogan: Intelligent Logistics®.
We are seeking two types of partners: conventional business partners to support business expansion, along with technology partners with whom we can pursue advanced activities utilizing technologies in the field of logistics.

COMPANY

GROUND Inc.

Company Profile

Company Name

GROUND Inc.

Head Office

the SOHO 3F, 2-7-4 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0064

President Name

Hiratomo Miyata

Establishment

April 10, 2015

Capital

¥1.1 Billion (July, 2020)

URL

https://groundinc.co.jp/en/

Certification

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and JIS Q 27001:2014

LEADERSHIP

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Hiratomo Miyata
Hiratomo Miyata graduated from the Faculty of Law, Sophia University. In 1996 he joined Sanwa Bank and then in 2000 moved to Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting where he worked on logistics supply chain reform projects mainly for major logistic companies. From 2004, he was responsible for the operation of logistics centers in Japan as general manager of the Logistics Division at Askul Corporation. After entering Rakuten in 2007 and assuming a post as Director of Logistics, from 2010 he served as Representative Director at Rakuten Logistics and as an Executive Officer in charge of the logistics business at Rakuten. Other posts include Managing Director at Alpha Direct Service SAS (France). In April 2015 Miyata founded GROUND and assumed his current post as representative director and CEO.

Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer

Atsushi Nara

Board of Director

Koichi Inaba

ex-Board member, Okamura Corporation

Outside Director

Yutaka Hamano

Vice President , Venture Growth Investment Group, INCJ, Ltd.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Akio Kobayashi

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Shinichiro Kato

Executive Director, The Japan Third Party Logistics Association
ex-President, TOYO KANETSU K.K.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Norifumi Tsuruma

President, Tsuruma Countinghouse

Advisor

Nobuyuki Idei

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Quantum Leaps Corporation
ex-Chairman, Sony Corporation