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Transport Safety Occupational Health and Safety Health Management Gender Equality Employee Engagement Respect for Human Rights; Diversity and Inclusion

Transport Safety


We are implementing a range of activities to prevent traffic accidents in keeping with our slogan of “making safety our top priority.” We are working to prevent accidents by building and continually improving safety management structures based on a correct awareness of the impact of business activities that use trucks to ship freight on the global and local environment. Through these activities, we are striving to involve all employees in an effort to prevent traffic accidents by establishing and regularly reviewing accident prevention goals and targets.

ONE MISSION, a Group Company Specializing in Safety Promotion for the thinkrun Group

The thinkrun Group operates daily under the motto “Safety takes precedence over everything” and established a specialized company, ONE MISSION Co., Ltd., in 2022 to focus on promoting safety. At ONE MISSION, under the philosophy of making “zero unfortunate people involved by the thinkrun Group resulting from traffic accidents,” ONE MISSION works on promoting safe driving within the thinkrun Group and developing employees who autonomously think and act towards traffic safety.

Offering Safe Driving Education and Training

In accordance with applicable laws, we offer newly hired employees to ensure they understand truck characteristics. In 2023, 11 training sessions were held with 162 participants.
We also have site managers ride along with newly hired drivers for at least 20 hours as training in advance of their registration as an assigned driver.

Analysis and Distribution of Digital Tachograph Data

All vehicles are equipped with digital tachographs featuring drive recorder functions to enhance traffic safety, environmental impact, vehicle efficiency, and asset management. By analyzing and distributing the digital tachograph data for each driver on a monthly basis, we aim to provide tailored guidance on safe driving and contribute to the improvement of driving skills.

Recognizing Accident- and Violation-Free Drivers

We have created a program that recognizes accident- and violation-free drivers in an effort to eliminate traffic accidents by motivating the more than 1,500 drivers employed by the thinkrun Group to drive safely. An award ceremony is held once a year, we acknowledged the hard work of 679 accident- and violation-free drivers and 83 fleet managers at accident-free facilities by recognizing their accomplishments.

Tateshinasan Shokoji Temple
― The Symbol of Safety for the thinkrun Group

The thinkrun Group operates under the motto “Safety takes precedence over everything” and uses Tateshinasan Shokoji Temple, Nagano Prefecture, as the Group’s symbol of safety, conducting events throughout the year.


Occupational Health and Safety


In keeping with our recognition that employee safety is the bedrock of our operations, we work to ensure employees’ health at work and to create a healthy, dynamic workplace environment. Our initiatives in this area are guided by the dual perspective of eliminating all unsafe behavior and removing all unsafe conditions.

Ensuring Safety in the Workplace

We are working to build and spread an organizational culture that puts safety first, and we have made “Safety First!” our internal greeting in order to raise employees’ awareness of safety. We also use safety chants at morning meetings and other occasions to spread safety awareness throughout our organization and motivate employees to conduct themselves in a safe manner.
We also conduct voluntary safety inspections of the workplace in July, before the busy summer season begins, and in September, after it ends, to create a safe workplace environment and increase employees’ safety awareness.

Holding Health and Safety Meetings

We hold monthly health and safety meetings in which branch managers also participate in order to smoothly implement and strengthen our health and safety management activities. These meetings are administered so as to allow participants to discuss and consider current problems and measures for maintaining and improving employees’ safety and health.
At each workplace, internal meetings are held on the theme of workplace safety to thoroughly inform employees of annual activities and initiatives that need to be strengthened, and a system has been established whereby matters that cannot be resolved at the workplace are brought up to top management through employee association for action.


Health Management


In keeping with our recognition that employee safety is the bedrock of our operations, we work to ensure employees’ health at work and to create a healthy, dynamic workplace environment. In health management, we strive to maintain and improve not only physical, but also mental health.

Offering Health Checkups and ordering Additional Testing and Examination

We offer health checkups to all employees once a year, and we order additional tests and examinations for employees who require follow-up. Employees also receive advice from specialists to ensure checkup results are properly understood so that they can be used in future employee health management.
The introduction of the "Growbase" health management system in 2023 will enable the centralized management of employee health data and will also be used for follow-up, such as specific health guidance and proposals for re-checkups, as we strive to further maintain and improve employee health. We will make further efforts to maintain and improve the health of our employees in the future.

Communicating Healthcare Information to Employees

We regularly communicate healthcare-related information once a week on an internal portal website and in our company newsletter, “T-Magazine”, in order to cultivate employees’ health awareness and to maintain and improve their health. By offering advice on lifestyle topics such as diet and sleep and introducing work-related considerations, we strive to foster employee health.


Gender Equality


In keeping with our purpose of “Changing the Beverage Business Worldwide,” we are working to create an employee-friendly environment in which female employees can pursue careers over the long term and to provide opportunities for female employees to make the most of their skills and abilities.

Fostering the Development of Female Facilitators for Internal Training

Two female employees served as facilitators for the “TEAM OF TEAMS”, in internal global training for managers in 2022 and 2023. Preparing employees of departments whose primary responsibility is not training to serve as facilitators was a new experiment for the thinkrun Group, and it became an initiative that would lead to significant progress in gender equality. The preparation process, which takes about two years, allows employees to master a broad range of knowledge.


Training a New Generation of Female Leaders

We have chosen two female employees and sent them to business school with the goal of having them master knowledge related to business administration and organizational management while improving their practical skills.
In addition, three female employees participated in a training program by a business school, where they learned about "leadership that is unique to them" through highly specialized lectures and group discussions with participants dispatched from other companies.
In this way, we are training a new generation of leaders to drive the future growth of thinkrun Group through techniques like knowledge mastery and self-study.


Employee Engagement


In keeping with our purpose of “Changing the Beverage Business Worldwide,” we aim to become a company that inspires pride and motivation on the part of its employees by promoting human resources development and utilization and by creating a safe, secure workplace environment.

Promoting Work-Life Balance

We work actively to manage working time by establishing standard hours for both worksites and employees. Departments responsible for time management send time management data to worksite managers on a weekly basis, and the information is used to provide fine-grained guidance based on employee data, to level working hours, and to make time for other priorities.
In 2023, under the leadership of the Time Management Promotion Department, we launched the "Working Style Reform Project" to pursue and implement measures to improve both work quality and productivity.
We place emphasis on "face to face" work to strengthen teamwork, but only if it does not interfere with business operation, we also encourage and implement telecommuting (remote work) and staggered working hours, as part of a program of workstyle reforms, we are also working to create an employee-friendly environment by recommending remote work and staggered work hour, primarily for administrative and indirect departments.

Human Resources Development

Working in conjunction with the McChrystal Group, thinkrun Holdings developed the “TEAM OF TEAMS Global Training” program. During 2022 and 2023, a total of 170 managers participated in the program, which is dedicated to promoting understanding and adoption of “TEAM OF TEAMS,” a new leadership model.
In October 2023, the thinkrun "Global Leadership Seminar 2023" was held with the participation of 69 employees of the thinkrun Group, with guest speakers General (Ret.) Stan McChrystal, CEO of the McChrystal Group, and Dr. Toshio Murase, Associate Professor Waseda University, who spoke on the theme of “Leadership and Teamwork in the Coming Era.”
The McChrystal Group's "TEAM OF TEAMS" has contributed to organizational reforms at companies around the world, and the thinkrun Group was the first Japanese company to adopt the "TEAM OF TEAMS" program.


Respect for Human Rights; Diversity and Inclusion


In keeping with our purpose of “Changing the Beverage Business Worldwide,” we aim to become a company that respects the human rights of all stakeholders and inspires pride and motivation on the part of its employees.

Raising Human Rights Awareness

We offered harassment training for thinkrun Group’s 220 managers, as an attorney-taught program for managers with the goal of studying topics including the definition of power and sexual harassment, the adverse effects caused by harassment, and behavior to prevent harassment.

Employing People with Disabilities

Recognizing that employing people with disabilities is an important part of our social responsibility, we offer work opportunities to people with disabilities, who comprised 2.5% of our workforce as of December 31, 2023.


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thinkrun Co., Ltd.

1-1 Sakuradamachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa Prefecture

Phone: 076-232-5111 Fax: 076-232-5911