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Use Takuhaibin, a home delivery service to send a package. Home delivery service is a courier service that transports packages by truck. This company will deliver packages from the sender’s home to the receiver’s home. It is very convenient because you can send a package and have it delivered within one or two days.
The following are services offered by the home delivery companies most often used.
Yamato Transport TA-Q-BiN
Sagawa Express Hikyaku Express
There are two ways to send packages by home delivery service.
Have them come to your home to pick up the package.
Contact the courier by telephone or Internet once you have your package ready to ship.
The courier company will have someone come to your home to pick up the package.
Take your package to a convenience store for pickup.
Once you have your package ready to be shipped, take it to a nearby convenience store for pickup.
Almost all convenience stores offer the TA-Q-BiN or Yu-Pack services.
Also, you can send your package from any of the following locations.
|TA-Q-BIN||From any Yamato Transport shop|
|Hikyaku Courier||From any Sagawa Express shop|
|Yu-Pack||From the post office|
If you take your package to a convenience store, a home delivery courier company shop, or the post office, the shipping costs will be slightly cheaper.
Attach the “Okurijo (shipping label)” to the package for shipping.
If you have the courier come to your home to pick up the package, get the document from them.
When you take your package to a convenience store, a home delivery courier company shop, or the post office, you will be given a shipping label.
Enter the following information into the shipping label.
Tell them the date and time to deliver the package, if you have preferences.
Also, tell the courier the following in advance.
Shipping costs will be decided as described below.
Receive a copy of the shipping label when you pay the fee. Receive the paper used as the seal for sending the package.
You can track the package on the homepage of the courier to know where the package is. Simply enter the tracking number on the shipping label. It’s very easy.
There are a variety of services offered by couriers.
See the courier’s homepage for details.
Sign for the package when it has been delivered by the courier. Sometimes, you can sign on a screen of a smartphone.
If no one to receive the package is at home when it is delivered, the courier will place a slip of paper called a “Fuzairenrakuhyo (Attempted Delivery Notice)” in your mailbox. Contact the courier when you find that notice.
This is the telephone number for people to contact in English.
Recently, couriers have been offering a service allowing you to receive your package at a convenience store, or a courier locker at a train station. See the courier’s homepage for details.
Japan Post offers EMS (Express Mail Service), airmail, and economy airmail (SAL), or surface mail services for international mails. Select the service you need, whether you need it delivered quickly, or inexpensively.
Japan Post International Mail (Japanese)
Japan Post International Mail (English)
In addition to Yamato Transport, and Sagawa Express in Japan, there are a variety of other international couriers, such as DHL, FedEx Express, and UPS and others. See the courier’s homepage for details on their individual services.
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