Company Profile & History

In the words of HAVI Founder

HAVI strives to succeed by maximizing every individual's potential in a positive work environment. As a group, our objective is to satisfy our customers and profitably grow our business while practicing ethical behavior. We embrace these principles, together with sensitivity to the cultures and diversity of those with whom we interact as a growing international company. Our overarching mission is to always "Deliver the Promise."

HAVI Founder and Chairman
Ted Perlman

Company Profile

Company Name

HAVI Supply Chain Solutions Japan G.K.

HAVI Supply Chain Solutions Japan is a wholly owned subsidiary of The HAVI Group, LP, headquartered in Chicago, U.S.A.

The HAVI Group

Based on a "handshake" agreement (margin trading without an indenture) with McDonald's, Ted Perlman and Bob Rocque formed Perlman Rocque Distribution, the forerunner of The HAVI Group, in 1974.

Headquartered in Chicago, the HAVI Group provides supply chain solution services to the foodservice industry in many countries around the world, with a focus on Europe and Asia. We offer highly flexible, value-added services that are individually tailored to our customers' needs.


February 1, 2010
¥300 million
Head Office
Osaki MT Building 14F
5-9-11 Kita-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo , Japan
Number of employees
528 (as of January, 2023)


February 2010
AQ Logistics Co., Ltd is established
April 2010
Head office opens in Chofu, Tokyo
Kyushu Distribution Center opens in Tosu, Saga Prefecture
Logistics operations commence in Kyushu for major foodservice chain
August 2012
Logistics operations commence nationwide for major foodservice chain
June 2013
Head office is relocated to Nakano Ward, Tokyo
March 2014
Company name is changed to HAVI Supply Chain Solutions Japan G.K.
October 2014
Saitama Hub/Distribution Center opens in Kazo, Saitama Prefecture
October 2016
Kansai Hub/Distribution Center opens in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
April 2024
Head office is relocated to Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo