Finding & Developing Local Products
By discovering the local products which are excellent or its values are overlooked, we will produce the internationally competitive products together with producers while integrating the needs of overseas markets.
Overseas Sales Channel Development
While promoting our products in each country through the trade show and our overseas network, we will propose the way of sales, eating, and support their sales through the special events, etc.
By cooperating with Tokushima Kohwan Niyaku, the int’l forwarder sharing its location, we will deliver the products to the overseas clients by the best way of transportation for the requirements such as quality, cost, time, etc.
We are accepting proactive students who want to intern overseas in cooperation with each university, and we are utilizing them as the ready-to-perform talents so that they can acquire the internationally competitive working skills beyond language skills.
Motoi, Inc. is a regional trading company which was jointly established by the expert of international logistics and the professional of international business in Tokushima city in the western part of Japan. Our company "Motoi" was named since we want to be the platform to discover the excellent products and services in Japan especially in Tokushima and Shikoku region and deliver to our customers in the world.
To express our services in a single phrase, we could say “The service to act as the overseas division of the producers”. Instead of holding intermediate inventories like an ordinary trading company, we will work together to proceed the exports by supporting the producers’ operations sharing our distribution channels, know-how, voices in overseas.
International Business Development
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At Hanshin Arena Shopping Plaza, the biggest department store in Kaohsiung City in the southern part of Taiwan, we have joined the Japan Fair held in early November and 850kg of sweet potatoes from Tokushima called Naruto Kintoki are sold out within the 12 day period. Three months before the Japan Fair, we sent a university student from Tokushima to the site as an intern in order to see how to sell our Naruto Kintoki Sweet Potato, as a result after the tasting and discussion with the staff of department store, we decided to sell “Naruto Kintoki French Fries” in addition to raw sweet potatoes at the Japan Fair. Since Naruto Read more about 850kg of sweet potatoes sold out at the Japan Fair in Taiwan[…]
A program in which public and private sectors cooperate to send local youth to the world called “TOBITATE! (Leap for Tomorrow) Study Abroad Initiative (Tokushima glocal leader development course)”. We will accept one student in Tokushima as an intern utilizing this program. From the latter part of August, she will be staying in Kaohsiung, Taiwan to plan the promotion activities of agricultural products and foods from Tokushima. This year’s main theme will be “Naruto Kintoki (Sweet Potato)” and “Tokushima Ramen“. How can we increase sales in Taiwan? After devising concrete plan by investigating the tastes and needs of local people such as how we can propose the way to eat, Read more about Arranged a university student from Tokushima to Taiwan for internship.[…]
Our president Kei Hashimura has visited the Tokushima Prefecture’s booth at Hannover Messe, the world’s biggest industrial exhibition in Germany. This time, the themes of Tokushima Prefecture’s booth were Awa Indigo Dyeing and LED. Having not only textile products but also leather and wooden products, they seemed to have good sales leads by proposing various Indigo Dyeing products.
Since the vegetables we exported from Tokushima have been sold at the premium supermarket in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, our co-president Kei Hashimura and Ken Takeuchi visited there with the local farmers from Tokushima for observing and supporting the store sales. While our Naruto Kintoki sweet potato was exerting side by side with the sweet potato from Chiba prefecture called Beni Azuma, the farmers from Tokushima proposed how to eat by making a sweet potato salad. Some of the Malaysian customers purchased our Naruto Kintoki sweet potato by the box saying it tastes so good. Meanwhile, as the last box of “The high sugar content fruit tomato, Sangoju” Read more about Supported sales of vegetables we exported to Malaysia[…]
While we were usually exporting Naruto Kintoki sweet potato via Tokyo, Osaka, or Kobe, since we will export directly from the Komatsushima port in Tokushima to Taiwan this time, we were featured in Tokushima Newspaper. We will increase the transaction volume so that we can export from the port in Tokushima to other countries as well.
We will exhibit our booth at “Sirha”, the food trade show to be held in Lyon, France from the 21st (Sat) to the 25th (Wed) of January, 2017. Since Sirha is the biggest level trade show in Europe, we are expecting to expand our distribution channels not only to France but the entire Europe.