Toyota Logistics Services Fact Sheet

June 03, 2009


Fact Sheet

About Toyota Logistics Services (TLS):

Established in 1976, Toyota Logistics Services (TLS), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., manages Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicle logistics operations, planning, and administration.


TLS is responsible for processing and distributing import and domestic product sold within the United States.

This includes partnerships with eight North American Class I railroads, 12 trucking companies, 10 ocean carriers, and management of approximately 4,200 routes.

TLS is also responsible for inbound vehicle logistics for Mexico, and U.S. exports of vehicles produced in North America to 34 countries worldwide.

TLS manages Toyota Transport, Toyota’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, which delivers vehicles in nine Western states.


Torrance, California


Operations in Arizona, California, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, Florida, and Canada.

TLS has 11 Vehicle Distribution Centers (VDCs) across the U.S. and two in Canada, which processed a combined total of 2,265,000 vehicles in 2008.


Approximately 1,250

Recent Achievements:

· Achieved a 91 percent recycle rate across the organization in 2008.

· U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold Certified - TLS Portland VDC

· International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 Certified

· Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 Certified

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