NIPPON EXPRESS CO., LTD. is engaged in the transportation business. The Domestic Transportation segment is engaged in the railroad, motor truck, marine, port and air transportation businesses, as well as the carrying, security and warehousing businesses in Japan. The Overseas Transportation segment involves in the transportation business in overseas markets. The Sales segment sells and leases distribution equipment, wrapping and packing materials, vehicles, petroleum, liquefied petroleum (LP) gas and others. The Others segment is engaged in the real estate business, such as the leasing, brokerage and evaluation of real estate properties and the design and management of buildings and warehouses, as well as other businesses, including the research business, the operation of automobile driving schools and the temporary staffing business. On March 19, 2013, it fully acquired a 83.8%-owned subsidiary, NITTSU SHOJI CO.,LTD. In December 2013, it acquired 66.7% stake in a Japan-based company.