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International TAQBIN Collect

Cash On Delivery (COD) is the most popular payment method in Japanese e-commerce. Over 16 billion US Dollar COD payments were processed by Yamato in the 2011.
We are able to transfer collected payments within 15 days.

*This service is for Business Users only with a signed agreement.




Service Flow

Service Charge

1.No Registration fee, No Monthly fee ソリューション実例


2. Service Charge (Payment to US Bank Account)

(1) We charge a service charge for each shipment depending on amount.
COD Amount (*1) Service Charge (*2)
1~9,999JPY 400JPY
10,000~29,999JPY 500JPY
30,000~99,999JPY 700JPY
100,000~300,000JPY 1,100JPY
*1 Includes fees such as freight or service. It depends on the agreement with Yamato.
*2 Excludes freight, remittance charges, and stamp fees.
*3 According to Japanese Stamp Act, stamp duty (200 JPY) is levied for each transaction over JPY 54,000.
The bank transfer fee is the total of 1) and 2).
1) Bank Transfer charge: JPY 2,000
2) Bank Remittance charge: Transfer amount x 0.01% (Minimum JPY500)

3. Service Charge (Payment to Japan Bank Account)

(1) We charge a service charge for each shipment depending on amount.
COD Amount (*1) Service Charge (*2)
1~9,999JPY 400JPY
10,000~29,999JPY 500JPY
30,000~99,999JPY 700JPY
100,000~300,000JPY 1,100JPY
*1 Includes fees such as freight or service. It depends on the agreement with Yamato.
*2 Excludes freight, remittance charges, stamp fees and consumption tax.
*3 According to Japanese Stamp Act, stamp duty (200 JPY) is levied for each transaction over JPY 54,000.
The bank transfer fee will be paid by the shipper. (The fee is different for each bank)

Settlement Schedule

Service Area

To Japan only.

Registration Flow

About 2 weeks to start using International TAQBIN Collect.

Terms of Use

(1)Consignee refuses to receive the parcel.
(2)The amount of the receipt is different from the amount paid for the service.
(3)If we could not deliver within 7 days due to consignee’s fault.
(4)If the address of consignee is different than actual delivery address.
* We will charge an additional fee for delivery, freight and other charges incurred if we must return the shipment.

Case Study

About 50% of new customers choose International TAQBIN Collect.

Company"A" in Los Angeles….
A Japanese customer inquired about the availability of payment by COD service. We started to use this method and the number of new customers increased.
Company "A" is handling supplements. Before using COD as a payment option, they only offered payment by "Bank Transfer".
After adding the option of payment by COD about 50% of their customers are using COD service.

About 40% of new customers choose International TAQBIN Collect.

Company "B" in Los Angeles…
After we added the choice of COD, the number of orders increased by 117% over last year’s figures!!
Company "B" is selling apparel to world-wide customers. Their main customers are mid-teens who don’t have a credit card.
They decided to add COD, and now approximately 40% of their customers are choosing payment by COD.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is International TAQBIN Collect?

The most general payment method in Japan is COD (Cash on Delivery). International TAQBIN Collect is the service to sell your products by COD.

What is the maximum size of International TAQBIN Collect?

Using International TAQBIN, the maximum size (The sum of length, width and height) is 23.6 inches (160cm), and the maximum weight is 55lbs (25kgs). Using Oversize TAQBIN, the maximum size (The sum of length, width and height) is 118 inches (300cm), and the maximum weight is 110lbs (50kgs). The maximum length is 78inches (200cm).

What is the maximum amount for International TAQBIN Collect?

The maximum amount is USD$2,500.

Who can ship International TAQBIN Collect?

The contract with Yamato Transport USA and Yamato Financial Co., Ltd. is necessary.

How do I receive the collected money?

Yamato Financial Co., Ltd will pay directly to your account once or twice a month.

Would you pay to my personal account?

We only offer this service for company account.

How do I make contract?

Please contact Yamato Transport USA branch office.

How long will it take to make contract?

There is an exam of Yamato Financial Co., Ltd. It takes about 7 days or more to exam.

How do I receive the result of exam?

We will give you the result of exam.

What is the initial fee? What is the monthly fee?

The initial fee and monthly fee is free of charge. We will receive commission for each shipment depends on the COD amount.

Is there other charge besides shipping charge?

We charge COD commission fee. Also, we charge the bank transfer charge and bank remittance charge.

What is stamp charge?

The stamp charge is the law of Japan. If the amount is over 31,500 JPY, the stamp charge will apply.

Can I ship International TAQBIN Collect to other countries than Japan?

International TAQBIN Collect is only for shipments to Japan.

What is the transit time?

Using International TAQBIN, approximately 6 to 10 days. Using Oversize TAQBIN, approximately 10 to 18 days. It may delay due to various reasons.