History

1988 April Trading Formation of Nichibo Japan Trading Co., Ltd (current Nichibo (Japan Trading) Co., Ltd.). To launch the Import Business of Fishery Products
1989 May Trading Nichibo Japan Trading Co., Ltd starts the Export of Used Vehicles to New Zealand
1998 January Logistics Formation of Port Service Ltd in Nagoya, Aichi-Pref. to launch the clean-up/maintenance business for Used Vehicles.
2001 September Inspection Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center (JEVIC) Company Limited was formed to launch Pre-Shipment Inspections of Used Vehicles
2002 June Trading Nichibo Japan Trading Co., change their trading name to Nichibo (Japan Trading) Co., Ltd.
2003 February Inspection JEVIC Company Limited moves their Head Office from Nagoya, Aichi-Prefecture to Yokohama, Kangawa-Prefecture
July Inspection Formation of JEVIC NZ Limited in New Zealand as a Claims Collection Company for JEVIC Company Limited
2004 September Service Auto Advance Finance Limited (in New Zealand) starts to assist Nichibo (Japan Trading) Co., Ltd. in the form of Claims Collection from Local Car Dealers.
2005 October Inspection Formation of JEVIC Singapore Pte Ltd. in Singapore to conduct Market Research for expanding inspection business in the South East Asia Region.
2006 October Service Fasttrack Automotive Compliance 2006 Limited starts to comply Used Cars imported into New Zealand
2008 November Inspection JEVIC UK Ltd. starts inspecting Used Cars in the United Kingdom
December Service Trade Cars Limited starts importing Used Cars into New Zealand for retail
2009 April Service Auto Finance Direct Limited starts offering Auto Loans for End-Users in New Zealand
2010 May Service Universal Property Limited commences as a Real Estate Management Business in New Zealand
July Logistics Formation of Tokai Logistics Co., Ltd. In Nagoya, Aichi-Prefecture to handle Logistic Services
November
Service Auto Finance Direct Limited was registered as a Financial Service Provider to the New Zealand Government
2011 November Logistics Formation of Daiwa Shipping Co., Ltd in Kangawa-Prefecture to handle Sea/Land Logistics
2012 February Logistics Formation of Dolphin Shipping Agencies Limited in New Zealand to conduct Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) for shipping Used Cars
June Service Proton Vehicles Limited (current MD Distributors Limited) commence the sale of Car Manufacturer Mahindra Limited in New Zealand
July Trading Formation of Pt Oto Bid Indonesia to handle Used Car Auctions in Indonesia
October Inspection Acquisition of all Shares of JEVIC UK Ltd.
2013 January Service Budget Car Auctions 2013 Limited starts selling Used Vehicles in New Zealand
February Inspection Acquisition of all Shares of Vehicle Inspection New Zealand Limited (listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange) by TOB
September Service Proton Vehicles 2012 Limited changed their Trading Name to MD Distributors Limited
2014 July Logistics Formation of Dolphin Shipping Australia Pty Ltd to conduct Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) for Used Cars in Australia
October Trading Formation of Nichibo Australia PTY LTD to conduct Market Research to expand Used Car Exports into Australia
2015 January Group Formation of Optimus Group Co., Ltd. with the sole share transfer of Nichibo (Japan Trading) Co., Ltd.
Trading Nichibo (Japan Trading) Co., Ltd. becomes a 100% subsidiary company of Optimus Group Co., Ltd. through share transfer
February Service Formation of Universal Finance Company Limited to manage all Service Business Affiliated Companies in New Zealand
Inspection Formation of Inspicere Limited to manage the Inspection Business Affiliated Companies in New Zealand
2016 February Logistics Formation of Compass Logistics Co., Ltd to manage the Logistics Business Affiliated Companies
Service Formation of Universal Rental Cars Limited as a Rental Car Business
May Logistics Establishment of Dolphin Shipping Australia Pty Ltd New Zealand branch
2017 May Trading Nichibo Australia PTY LTD becomes a 100% subsidiary of Optimus Group Co., Ltd.
December Group Listing of Optimus Group Co., Ltd. On Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section
2018 August Group Formation of Optimus Group New Zealand Limited as a 100% subsidiary of Optimus Group Co., Ltd. , to manage our group business in New Zealand.
September Logistics Daiwa Shipping Co., Ltd and Tokai Logistics Co., Ltd. ,which are subsidiaries of Optimus Group Co., Ltd., was merged into Daiwa Logistics Co., Ltd.
October Group Formation of Optimus Group Australia Pty Ltd as a 100% subsidiary of Optimus Group Co., Ltd. , to manage our group business in Australia.
Group OPTIMUS GROUP COMPANY LIMITED. merged its 100% subsidiary Compass Logistics Co., Ltd.
2019 Februarys Group OPTIMUS GROUP COMPANY LIMITED relocated its head office to 2-5-6,Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0014 Japan

*Companies established within our Group are indicated as "Formation of xxx" and companies which are not in our Group are indicated as "starts xxx business"