Welcome to MonotaRO!!
MonotaRO is the pioneer of B2B MRO goods e-commerce founded in 2000.
The number of customers in Japan is over 4 million as of 2020
We started our export business in 2013, and renewed our website in 2020.
MRO goods are very important for many industries' operations, but can be difficult to find sometimes.
Thus, the product search algorithm and wide products line-up MonotaRO owned may help you with your MRO procurements.
(Our product search algorithm and wide product line-up will enhance your buying experience while browsing MRO. )
Now, MonotaRO provides over 15 million MRO items across 22 categories(hand tools, bearing, sensors, safety goods, etc).
We can ship to over 30 Asian countries with short delivery time.
We will export our items from Japan, and will deliver within 2 weeks as standard service level.
In addition, our customer service center has online-chat for your inquiries.
We hope you will enjoy your shopping with MonotaRO.
|Company Name||MonotaRO Co., Ltd.|
|Headquarters||Liber bldg 3F, 2-183, Takeya-cho, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 660-0876, Japan>>MAP|
|Distribution Centers||Distribution Center Amagasaki75-1, Nishimukoujima-cho, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan>>MAP
Distribution Center Kasama1877-3, Tairamachi, Kasama, Ibaragi, Japan>>MAP
Distribution Center Hokkaido3-2-1, Higashikarikihachijyo, Higashiku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan>>MAP
|Capital||JPY 1.77 BIL (USD18.6 MIL, at the rate of USD1=JPY95.05) as of Dec, 2012|
|Number of Employees||702 (includes part time and temporary staff) as of Dec, 2014|
|Services and Products||Selling MRO and industrial products online|
|Contact Email Addressfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Number of Products
Production Expansion and Price Competitiveness
MonotaRO sells more than 3,000,000 products, 30% of which are private brand and directly imported goods. Our customers enjoy price advantage and high-quality products.
Meeting Customers' Needs with Long Tail Products
By taking advantage of the Internet, we meet customers' needs with our wide selection on long tail products, which other vendors don't manage well.
Quick Customer Satisfaction through Efficient processes.Low Cost Operations.
MonotaRO operates two large distribution centers with a total area of 391,000 square feet. We have developed proprietary software optimized for moving large amounts of information and products through a highly dynamic operation.
Same-day shipping of popular products is possible because we have those products on-hand. We operate our own customer support center and regularly gather feedback so we can continuously improve our operation.
Repeat Ordering Rate
80% Repeat Rate through Database Marketing
MonotaRO’s customers’ repeat ordering rate is approximately 80%. We continuously analyze the purchasing behaviors of all of our customers and provide personalized information and product recommendations to each of them, which results in this high degree of customer repeat rate.
Customers throughout Japan
Today, MonotaRO has more than 1,000,000 customers - this number continues to increase daily. We continue to help our customers purchase MRO products quickly, affordably, and conveniently, and continue to grow with our customers.
Number of Suppliers
We leverage those suppliers to procure a wide range of products inexpensively and efficiently.
|Oct.2000||Sumisho-Grainger Co., Ltd. was jointly established by Sumitomo Co., Ltd. and W.W. Grainger, Inc.B2B internet site www.monotaro.com was launched|
|Nov.2001||Began serving all of Japan. Started business in earnest.|
|Mar.2002||Opened a distribution center in Higashiosaka, Osaka(14,210 square feet). Expanded to 35,520 square feet in Feb. 2003.|
|Feb.2006||Company Name was changed to MonotaRO Co., Ltd.|
|Dec.2006||Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers Index)|
|Jan.2007||Distribution Center was moved to Amagasaki, Hyogo (258,300 square feet)|
|Mar.2008||Headquarters was moved to Amagasaki, Hyogo|
|May.2008||Entered into the automotive aftermarket industry|
|July.2008||Opened a second distribution center in Suminoe, Osaka (106,600 square feet. Reduced size to 71,040 square feet in June 2009.)|
|Oct.2009||Construction Equipment Catalog was published|
|Dec.2009||Listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange,(Securities Identification Code 3064)|
|May.2010||Start selling Osaka Spirit as second PB|
|Feb.2011||Expand No 1 Distribution Center(Amagasacki-city, Hyogo Prefecture) to 301,400 square feet,and Unify the distribution center in Suminoe, Osaka|
|May.2011||Establish No 2 Distribution Center （89,340 square feet） in Taga-city, Miyagi Prefecture|
|Jan.2012||Start selling Otoko-mae MonotaRO as third PB|
|Jan.2013||Extend business to South Korea.|
|Jan.2014||Started agricultural materials and kitchen equipment product sales business.|
|Jan.2014||Opened Amagasaki Distribution Center in Amagasaki, Hyogo (44,000m²）|
|Jan.2015||Started Medical & nursing care equipment product sales business.|