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Moving to Japan from the US

Move Overseas to Japan

With its unique culture, advanced technology, and delicious food, Japan is becoming one of the most popular moving destinations in the world. There are estimates of 2.3 million expats currently living in Japan, and that amount will continue to grow rapidly as the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games approaches. Moving to Japan has become very desirable and Schumacher Cargo Logistics offers the best international shipping service to move you there.

Relocating to Japan from the US can be a daunting task and requires proper preparation and time management. You have to consider where you will be living, securing a visa for work in Japan, importing costs, and any other local taxes on specialty items. Our job as a full service international shipping company is to make each part of your move go as smoothly as possible and with 40 years of experience, you can be assured that your belongings are in safe hands.

So while you focus on the most important steps of setting up your new life in Japan, we can handle all the stress and logistics of wrapping up your life here in the US and moving it to your new home.

Our Services

There are many stages for moving overseas to Japan, whether you are moving household goods or other types of cargo such as vehicles. To simplify your move and make it as straightforward as possible, we use services such as:

  • Door to door options
  • Packing and wrapping
  • Pick up services for those not close to one of our locations
  • 24/7 online tracking
  • Customs clearance, paperwork, and much more!

Shipping to Japan from USA

Our international moving service to Japan caters to any scope of shipments. Whether you are shipping a single room or you plan to fill an entire container, we can accommodate you through these services:

  • Shared container service where you only pay for the volume you ship
  • Exclusive use container where you pay one flat rate for your own 20' or 40' container
  • Automobile shipping services including your household goods

7 Exciting Facts to Read Before Your Move to Japan

  • Japan is the largest importer for seafood and consumes more fish than any other country
  • Baseball made the move overseas to Japan and is one of their most popular sports
  • There are more than 200 volcanoes in Japan
  • Japan has 4 different writing systems
  • People living in Japan have the highest life expectancy in the world
  • There are over 6000 different islands that make up Japan
  • Japan has the second most McDonald's with 3000 restaurants

Major Port Destinations in Japan

  • Tokyo
  • Kobe
  • Nagoya
  • Osaka
  • Okinawa
  • Hokkaido
  • Yokohama

Additional Resources

For further information moving to Japan or other international shipping questions, call and discuss your overseas move with one of our Moving Specialists at: 800 599-0190 or 562 408-6677

Written by Martyn Cohen

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