Import and export procedures

When importing or exporting cargo, it is necessary to clear customs, to pay taxes and duties, and to abide by various regulations. Sumitomo Warehouse’s staff who are familiar with the customs system, laws and regulations of each country provide support for every procedure required in import and export. Taking advantage of our vast experience, we handle complex export documentation, animal or plant quarantine by product, procedures related to foods, and other procedures to clear customs quickly following precise schedules.

Export procedures

  • We offer optimized packing to suit the type of cargo, the distribution conditions at the export destination, etc.
  • We provide rapid, efficient customs clearance and smooth preparation of time-consuming documentation for export and shipping.

Import procedures

  • Let us handle the complex documentation related to customs clearance, tax payments, animal or plant quarantine by product, and procedures related to foods.
  • Using trucks, domestic vessels and railway lines, we design and coordinate the optimum mode of transportation.

Obtained ISO 9001 certification, an international standard

We acquired ISO 9001 certification, the international standard for quality management systems, at our offices and warehouses to offer high-quality logistics services that satisfy our customers.

Approved as an authorized customs broker

We have been approved by the Director-General of Osaka Customs as an authorized customs broker under the AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Program.
We enjoy preferential measures based on this approval, and offer services related to import/export cargo with a shorter lead-time.

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