In developing business, the SHOSHA draw on an array of functions as noted below. Amid the changes in business circumstances, best represented by the “globalization” and “information technology (IT) revolution”, the SHOSHA are exploring ways to take advantage of high powered, diversified and value-added functions, built up over long years of experience in (1) information collection, analysis and market development capabilities (2) project management and risk management know-how and (3) IT (information technology), LT (logistics technology), FT (financial technology) and MT (marketing technology), etc. As suggested, the functions and roles of SHOSHA consistently change along with the needs of each era.
In Depth - SHOSHA Functions
The core functions of SHOSHA drive their global business.
Collection and analysis of a wide range of information to utilize in daily business.
Research and development of the global market.
Employing a variety of management resources to develop and nurture new business and support the management of group companies improving group-level performance.
Use a wide range of know-how and management resources to minimize various risks in daily business transactions.
Implementation of optimum logistics.