Business | Jan 13

Yamato Announces Price Increases on Parcel Deliveries

TOKYO, Jan 13 (News On Japan) - Yamato Transport, one of Japan's largest door-to-door delivery companies, has announced it will raise parcel delivery fees by an average of 2% starting this April.

Fees for services such as "Takkyubin," "Cool Takkyubin," and "Golf Takkyubin" will be increased by an average of about 2%, following an average increase of 10% in parcel delivery fees in April last year, marking the second consecutive year of price hikes.

The company aims to address the rise in fuel costs and improve the conditions of employees and drivers.

To counter the "2024 problem," expected to hit the logistics industry this year, Japan Post raised its "Yu-Pack" fees by an average of about 10% last October. Additionally, Sagawa Express will also raise its prices by an average of about 7% starting this April.

Source: TBS

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