If you’re in search of a reliable freight forwarder for shipping your items from Japan to Singapore, you’ve come to the right place! With over 15 years of experience, M&P International Freights has provided customers with personalised services at competitive rates.
Read on to find out more about the types of goods that we can ship from Japan to Singapore and how our shipping process works!
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Expats & Foreigners
Foreigners who require to shift their furniture and belongings from Japan to Singapore
For those who require goods/cargos to be sent over in bulk, usually for imports and exports
Travellers or Consumers
For those who shop bulky items in Japan and wants to transport them back to Singapore
What items are commonly being shipped from Japan to Singapore?
Bilateral trade between Japan and Singapore has led to Singapore being an ardent importer of Japanese exports which include:
- Electronic and technical equipment,
- Petroleum products especially oil,
- Machinery, steel and iron products,
- Gems, Precious metals,
- Medical equipment and chemicals among many others
Common prohibited Items to be imported in Singapore
Some of the commonly prohibited items in Singapore include
Benefits of having your goods shipped by a freight forwarder
You can pick your preferred shipping method depending on your budget. Sea freight is considered one of the cheapest forms of transportation. It’s charged based on the sea container rate, whereas air freight is charged based on the weight of your goods. You can hence ship a wider variety of weighted goods at competitive rates.
Experience and Skillful
Freight forwarders are often equipped with the right knowledge, skills and expertise to provide the best shipping services. As experts in the industry, they’ll know the best practices. You can expect a peace of mind as these professionals will do their best to meet your expectations.
Shipping services cover most of the international seaports and terminals. This allows a wider coverage for goods to be shipped around. Transshipment services are also available to various smaller seaports and terminals via feeder vessels & barges and inland via rail.
Great inventory management
Freight forwarders also provide inventory management to ensure that the correct items are collected, securely stored and delivered. Storage services before and after shipment are offered to importers. Delivery of goods is also done in accordance to the agreement between the freight forwarder company and the importer (you).
Freight forwarders offer insurance services which are necessary during transit. Insurance for the cargo been shipped is essential in case of any mishaps. Taking an appropriate policy and handling the documents involved is tedious but by engaging a freight forwarder, it eases the liability of the importer.
Freight forwarders can negotiate for the most evenhanded rates to be charged. Their wide coverage and networks help to fetch for the best shipment charges that are affordable and cheapest for you.
Professional forwarders will choose the best vessel and the most appropriate route to ensure good arrive in time and in the right condition. This helps avoid business disruption usually caused by goods arriving late or damaged.
Ship Anything You Want
Sea freight is able to carry tons of goods from seaports or terminals to another due to the large container sizes that are available for choosing from different shipping companies.
Shipments will be fully handled by the freight forwarders engaged, which will give you the time to concentrate on other areas of your business.
How can M&P International Freights Help You?
Personal M&P Consultant provides a single point of contact so you’re assured of service excellence from the team.
One stop provider
We’re a one stop center that offers a full spectrum of services aimed at providing excellent freighting solutions.
Being one of the largest international freight forwarding companies, we’re able to pass on our over laying low cost to our consumers.
15 Years Experience
Established in 2006, M&P International Freights is a Singapore-based, dedicated freight forwarding company with a global outlook.
We’re accredited with SLA, MTO and FIATA.
We got the tools
M&P International Freights invest heavily on our equipments and tools so we can provide our customers the smoothest experience.
Process Behind Shipping from Japan To Singapore
When moving items from Japan to Singapore, there are multiple routes and options one can take. Here is an example of one of the methods M&P uses: After being engaged by you, we’ll arrange to send your items via sea freight. We work out the most economical route to send your items to Singapore’s port directly from a port nearby your side in Japan.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship from Japan to Singapore?
It takes around 2 weeks to ship goods by sea and about 1 – 3 days to ship by air.
However, if your shipment is done during a public holiday in Japan or Singapore, do expect a time lag.
How much is shipping from Japan to Singapore?
The shipping rates will depend on the mode of transport selected.
If you’re opting for sea freight, the cost of shipping your cargo is dependent on the sea freight rate. Whereas for air shipments, the cost will be determined by multiplying the air freight rate by the actual or volume weight of your goods.
Contact us now to get an accurate shipping quote!
What is the cheapest way to ship from Japan?
Sea freight is usually much more cost-efficient when it comes to shipping large amounts of goods.
However, air freight may be a cheaper alternative for smaller shipments.
Do I need to pay taxes when exporting goods from Japan?
No tax is levied on exports.
Do I need to pay taxes when importing goods into Singapore?
All goods brought into Singapore are subject to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the current rate of 7% on the total value of your shipment.