Shipping from Japan to Malaysia

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At Haulx Malaysia, we specialise in comprehensive freight services, facilitating seamless shipping from Japan to Malaysia. Our dedicated team of seasoned professionals stands ready to guide you through every step of the shipping process. 

From determining the optimal transportation method for your cargo to assisting with necessary customs clearance documentation and navigating any restrictions on certain items, we are committed to ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience for our clients.

How are goods shipped from Japan to Malaysia?

Air freight and sea freight are the two ways cargo can be transported from Japan to Malaysia. The two delivery methods vary in terms of price and shipment time.

Air Freight

commercial aircraft

Your goods will mostly be flown on passenger aircrafts during commercial flights.

You can expect shipping via air freight to take between 1 to 3 days.

Sea Freight

Sea freight involves the transportation of goods with large ships. This can be done via less than container load (LCL) and full container load (FCL).

You can expect deliveries via sea freight to be completed within 2 weeks.

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Need to ship your goods from Japan to Malaysia? Contact us today for a free shipping quotation!

How Long Does Shipping from Japan to Malaysia Take

Shipping from Japan to Malaysia via air freight typically ranges from 1 to 3 days, while door-to-door deliveries via sea freight usually take approximately 14 days. Nonetheless, the exact duration hinges significantly on the specific pickup and drop-off locations in Japan and Malaysia. 

For a more precise time frame tailored to your circumstances, feel free to get in touch with us for detailed information.

Cost of Shipping from Japan to Malaysia

Haulx Malaysia is proud to offer one of the cheapest courier services from Japan to Malaysia.

*The prices stated in the tables are estimates to help you gauge the cost of shipping from Japan to West and East Malaysia. The actual cost of shipping will differ slightly depending on factors such as your pick-up and delivery locations, nature of cargo and more.

Cost of Shipping via Air Freight from Japan to Malaysia

You may refer to the tables below for a rough estimate on air freight costs from Japan to West Malaysia and East Malaysia respectively.

Cost of Shipping via Air Freight from Japan to West Malaysia

Estimated Rates
1 – 3 kg
RM 155.00
Every subsequent 1 kg
RM 39.00 per kg

Cost of Shipping via Air Freight from Japan to East Malaysia

Estimated Rates
1 – 3 kg
RM 175.00
Every subsequent 1 kg
RM 52.00 per kg

Examples of Shipping Costs via Air Freight from Japan to Malaysia

Here is an example of the shipping costs via air freight from Japan to Malaysia.

*Do note that these figures are mostly to illustrate the estimated cost of shipping, the actual quote will vary depending on your exact order and requests.

Air Freight Shipping from Japan to Malaysia
Minimum ChargesFor packages weighing more than 3kg, shipping charges are determined by the greater of either the actual weight or the dimensional weight
Actual weight of cargo = 8kg

Volumetric weight of cargo = 2.4kg

*Assume volumetric weight of parcel is (20x30x20cm) / 5,000 = 2.4kg
Shipping FeesAs actual weight is higher, the shipping fees will be:

(RM 155.0) + (RM 39.0 x 5) = RM 350.0

Cost of Shipping via Sea Freight from Japan to Malaysia

The cost of sea freight shipping from Japan to Malaysia is subject to various factors. For a precise and personalised understanding of pricing, we encourage you to reach out to us for a complimentary shipping quote.

Why Choose Haulx Malaysia?

One-Stop Freight service provider

Apart from air and sea freight forwarding, we also offer a range of services such as cargo insurance, warehouse storage and customs clearance.

In essence, we are a one-stop freight service provider for all your shipping needs.

Excellent Service

With over a decade of expertise in freight forwarding, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service coupled with highly competitive rates, ensuring that our clients receive value and reliability with every shipment.

FAQs About Shipping from Japan to Malaysia

The following are a list of items that Malaysia commonly imports from Japan:

  • Electronics
  • Machinery
  • Cars
  • Iron and steel
  • Plastics
  • Pearls, precious stones, metals and coins
  • Medical, optical and photographic equipment
  • Mineral fuels and oil

There are no regulations regarding what cargo can be exported from Japan. However, export approval is required for goods that have international restrictions such as weapons, missiles and nuclear energy.

Exports from Japan are also not subjected to taxes.

Here are some of the important documents you will need to export items from Japan:

  • Packing list
  • Invoice
  • Export declaration form
  • Certificate of export
  • Permit or approval form (for restricted items)
  • Documents concerning exemption from customs duty

Information such as the cargo description, value and quantity of goods as well as country of origin have to be clearly stated in the customs declaration form K1.

Also, delivery can only commence after import tax and goods and services tax have been paid for.

Here are some of the important documents you will need to import items into Malaysia:

  • Customs form K1
  • Bill of lading
  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Any relevant permits
  • Licences or certificates