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The Great East Japan Earthquake (E): Yamato Transport's Response
Over the last year, Yamato and its 170,000 employees played an integral role in immediate disaster recovery and relief efforts. Yamato's President and CEO, Kigawa Makoto led Yamato in an unprecedented campaign to donate funds, expertise, personnel, and innovation to the recovery efforts in the affected Tohoku region.
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Takeuchi, Hirotaka, Leonard Kosinski, Christina Royce, Anna Stetsovskaya, and Evgeny Vasilyev. "The Great East Japan Earthquake (E): Yamato Transport's Response." Harvard Business School Supplement 713-442, January 2013.