Honda Trading

Honda

Our Business

Parts

We procure a variety of auto parts from around the world and supply these to the Honda Group and auto suppliers.

We use a global network of approximately 1,400 distribution lines to support Honda’s global production.

We are able to meet a variety of needs through integrated coordination of services from the planning stage, including the reduction of customers’ costs and delivery times as well as assisting in the expansion of new business.

With the business expansion throughout the world, Asia becomes a fast growing market. HT Asia plays the important role of supplying Parts and Catalyst for motorcycles, automobiles, and power products within Asia region and throughout the world. (Catalyst is one of the most important parts used by automotive industrial. Furthermore, we have provided services in Catalyst business from importing raw material, Platinum Group Metal substrate, to delivery to end user.) With HT local office establishment in 9 countries (Thailand, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea) more than 13 offices, we can strengthen the communication and reassure the high quality service of procurement, inventory management, warehousing until logistics handling to exceed our customer expectation of our customer satisfaction.

Business fields

  • Automobile parts procurement
  • Motorcycle parts procurement
  • Power product parts procurement

Main areas in which supplied materials are used

Characteristics

The strength of our global network with Honda Group

Honda Trading uses more than 30 bases in 20 countries throughout the world to cover tailored distribution routes in every conceivable region, something that Honda would be unable to achieve on its own.

Through our unique network, we supply almost every Honda base in the world with auto parts. We also have an extensive involvement in Honda Group parts procurement.

Total coordination capabilities

We handle overall coordination of trading between our customers and the Honda Group, responding to a variety of customer needs. By acting as intermediaries to link our customers with the Honda Group, Honda Trading contributes to the expansion of customers’ global purchasing capabilities and eliminates the burden of troublesome coordination.

The ability to respond flexibly to new customer needs

Honda Trading will identify and respond flexibly to customers’ future needs, including the strengthening of its networks in regions of Asia and Africa where the expansion of business is expected and by increasing its handling of electrical components and modules in addition to existing parts and products.

HT Asia provides the variety of logistics service for import and export. In Thailand, we do our own warehouse service operation and are going to expand to other potential countries. Just In Time (JIT) Delivery is one function of direct part supply to Honda production line when the customer wants to minimize lead time of stock and process, and to improve the quality and efficiency for Honda, and Honda's suppliers, or our customers.

HTAS – RJ (W/H Operation)

Warehouse service, from Storage, packing service, JIT delivery and Design packaging.

Business fields

  • Packing Consolidation Activity, maximizes the container capacity to meet with logistics optimization.

Characteristics

JIT, packing service, ensure the Parts Delivery to customer just right for their requirement in Cost, Quality and Delivery.

Developments in each region

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