Car Shipping to Japan:
If you’re looking to ship your car to Japan, YFT Logistics can help. We specialise in moving all types of cars and vehicles from anywhere in the UK to all international destinations around the world. YFT Logistics are able to offer you all the information you need about transporting your vehicle from the UK to Japan and offer our services at the most competitive and affordable rates.
RORO Car Shipping to Japan:
Roll on Roll off (RORO) method of shipping offers a cost effective way of shipping cars(saloon and 4×4’s), vans, minibuses, buses, trucks, tractors, agricultural machinery and plant as units are only charged for the space they take on the Vessel. We ship new and used vehicles and self propelled machinery to Japan from the UK. We offer both door to port and port to port service from the UK to Japan. Vehicles can either be driven to the port or transported on our door to port service. We have access to all the vessels departing from the Japan on a fortnightly basis.
Container Car Shipping to Japan:
Container shipping method offers a secure and safer way of shipping vehicles/cargo to Japan. We load and secure vehicles/cargo in 20ft and 40ft containers before being shipped to Japan. We offer both door to port and port to port container shipping service to Japan. We also offer container loading and lashing service at our Southampton warehouse, alternatively the containers can be delivered to your address for loading. We ship containers to Japan on a weekly basis from the UK.
We can combine your household items along with your car inside your own container to Japan. Great care must be taken in securing your vehicle into the container. Cars must be secured to the flooring rings of the container by ratchet straps and the wheels must be locked into position by wooden chocks. When shipping a car with your household and personal effects a wooden bulkhead will be built across the shipping container to separate the car and effects.
To get a free quote for your car shipping to Japan either email us or complete our online quote form. We look forward to hearing from you. We have access to all the vessels departing from the UK to Japan on a weekly to monthly basis depending on final destination.
Customs information for Japan
Any person wishing to import goods must declare them to the Director-General of Customs and obtain an import permit after necessary examination of the goods concerned. The formalities start with the lodging of an import declaration and end with issuance of an import permit after the necessary examination and payment of Customs duty and excise tax. In this way, measures are taken to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements for the control of foreign exchange and other regulations concerning the importation of goods.
If you need more information on Importing / Exporting a car to Japan please go to there Government Website
We are Members of the BIFA (British International Freight Association) and trade under their terms and conditions.
We are also Members of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations.)
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