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Research US-side logistics for importing organic goods from US to Japan
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  • Posted: Thu, May 24, 2012
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I am looking into the possibility of opening a small retail store in Japan, to sell organic goods such as tea, coffee, chocolate, alcoholic beverages, cosmetics, condiments, honey, candles, snacks, nuts, soap, shampoo, juice, vitamins, detergent, and the like imported from the United States. Products would be obtained by purchasing organic items wholesale from various producers in the US (primarily on the west coast), who would ship to a single fulfillment/logistics company located in the US, which would consolidate all such purchases into a single shipment to be shipped once a month to Tokyo (probably by container by ship).

I need someone with strong business research skills and familiarity with shipping/logistics in the USA (including tax implications) and import/export businesses to identify the lowest cost, dependable shipping method to achieve the above (i.e., to identify the specific company that can handle the above receipt, consolidation and shipping in the most efficient ...

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