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UPS Worldwide Express Saver

UPS Worldwide Express Saver uses the global UPS network to quickly and reliably deliver your important documents and parcels to more than 200 countries and regions around the world. This service is suitable for commercial shipping which ships multiple parcels simultaneously.


Rates for UPS Worldwide Express Saver

  • *Consumption tax for Japan and the destination country do not apply to the rates listed above.

Rates and Size Categories

The rates and size categories are defined by UPS Japan Co., Ltd.
Based on type of service, weight, and destination country, please confirm rates using the following rate table and zone chart.

Fuel Surcharge

Fuel surcharge have been added on since October 1, 2007.

Separate Fees which May Apply

Special handling fees

Additional Handling Charge JPY 770 per waybill (tax included)
Duty and Tax Forwarding Surcharge JPY 1,650 per waybill (tax included)
Address correction charge JPY 1,250 per waybill (tax exempted)
(The maximum charge per percel is JPY 4,000)
Extended Area Surcharge (EAS)
Deliver to EAS destination
JPY 50 per kilogram or value of JPY 2,700, whichever higher amount.
(tax exempted)
Remote Area Surcharge (RAS)
Deliver to RAS destination
JPY 60 per kilogram or value of JPY 2,900, whichever higher amount.
(tax exempted)
Freight Collect Reversal Charge per Shipment JPY 1,375 per waybill (tax included)
Lookup Surcharge JPY 1,375 per waybill (tax included)
Large Package Surcharge JPY 7,700 per package (tax included)
Over Maximum Length / Size / Weight JPY 24,530 per package (tax included)
Residential Delivery JPY 390 per waybill (tax exempted)
Undeliverable Package Return Charge JPY 1,000 per waybill (tax exempted)
Saturday Delivery Charge JPY 1,100 per waybill (tax exempted)
Surcharge for Prohibited Item JPY 18,414 per package (tax included)

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Setting the insurance value

In the event that parcels are damaged or lost, parcels are insured for up to 11,000 JPY.
Additional insurance can be purchased for parcels valued more than 11,000 JPY
Additional compensation can be purchased for 130 JPY per 11,000 JPY in parcel value.
(Please note that the full amount of compensation may not be awarded depending on the conditions of the parcel packaging when collected.)

Items which cannnot be Sent Using UPS Worldwide Express Saver

Even if parcels meet the size regulations, some items cannot be sent using UPS Worldwide Saver due to the parcel size(length), value of the parcel contents, packaging or the inclusion of dangerous items. For more information, please visit the following links.

Other International Shipping Service

How to Send UPS Worldwide Express Saver

Commercial invoice

For pickup of parcels other than documents, please prepare three English copies of commercial invoices. (Invoices may be required for documents depending on the country and importance of documents.) Per the Customs Act, commercial invoices are required when sending items overseas. As such, commercial invoices are essential for customs export declarations in Japan, import declarations in the destination country customs inspections, etc. Please refer to the following example and create a commercial invoice by using a typewriter, word processer, computer, etc. (Any format is acceptable.)

Please be sure to list the amount. It is not possible to declare 0 (zero) JPY for the price of items. Additionally, falsely declaring a lower price will result in a penalty.

A: Sections for Shipper, Consignee and Importer

Clearly write the name and address of the shipper and consignee in English. Also, please be sure to write a telephone number. Failure to list details such as department name, name of responsible staff, etc. may interfere with correct delivery.
If the Importer is the same as the Consignee, please write "Same As Consignee." If the Consignee and Importer are different, please list information for the Consignee as described above.

B: Right side of the Shipper sections

Please write the UPS tracking number for "UPS TK. Number" and the date on which the invoice was created for "Date." "Ref. 1" and "Ref. 2" can be used to freely write information about the parcel. Please be sure to write the invoice Number, Purchase Order Number, etc. A similar section is provided on the waybill.
Please select correct option for Terms of Sale (Incoterms)
FOB (Free on Board): For transactions in which the Seller delivers the parcel to the aircraft prepared by the Buyer at an airport designated by the Seller.
C&F (Cost and Freight): For transactions which include the air freight costs.
CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight): For transactions which include the air freight costs and air cargo insurance.
Other: Includes EXW(Ex Works - delivery to factory), FCA (Free Carrier - delivery to carrier), etc.
For "Reason for Export, " write "Gift, " "Sale, " "Sample, " etc.
For "Payment, " please select from "No Commercial Value, " "Commercial Value(Remittance), " and "Commercial Value(Other)." When selecting "Commercial Value(Other), " also write the settlement method(L/C, D/A, D/P, Check, etc.).

C and D: Section for details on items

For "Units, " please write the quantity. For "Unit of Measurement, " please write "Bag, " "Case, " "Kilograms, " "Piece, " etc. For "Description of Goods, " please write information on materials, intended usage, etc. in as much detail as possible. For "Country of Origin, " please write the country of origin. The "Total Value" is calculated by multiplying the "Unit Value" and "Units." Please also write the currency for "Total Value"(JPY, ¥, USD, US$, etc.). If necessary, write information in "Additional Comments."
Please write the total invoice amount and currency. When writing a different currency for each item, please write a total for each currency.
Please write the "Total Number of Packages, " the "Gross Weight" of all parcels when weighted after packing, and the "Net Weight" of the contents only.
Please photocopy 3 copies of the commercial invoice before signing it. After that, the Shipper needs to sign their name and the date on all 3 copies preferably in blue pen(to prove that the signatures were not photocopied).

Prepaid and cash on delivery waybills
1. Write details for the Shipper.
  1. A(Not applicable)
  2. BID number for customs (optional)
  3. CName of sender
  4. DTelephone number
  5. ECompany name, department name, address, postal code, country name
2. Write details for the Consignee.
  1. AUPS account no. (optional)
  2. BID number for customs (optional)
  3. CName of receiver
  4. DTelephone number
  5. ECompany name, department name, address, postal code, country name
3. Select the payment method.
  1. ABill shipping charges to: Shipper (prepaid)
  2. BBill duties and taxes to: Select an option. (It may not be possible to select an options depending on the destination country.)

■ Shipper (deferred payment)
■ Receiver (paid by receiver) * Selection not necessary when using a cash on delivery waybill. The receiver will be billed for customs and other fees on delivery.

4. Service level -
5. Please write the parcel and shipping details.
  1. ATotal quantity of parcels that will be sent using this shipping waybill.
  2. BTotal actual weight of the parcel(s).
  3. CTotal volume weight of the parcel(s).
  4. DPlease write the applicable zone rates of the destination country.
  5. EPlease write the names of the items.
  6. FWhen sending documents, please mark an "X" in either "UPS Express Envelope" or "Documents other than UPS Express Envelope."
  7. GPlease enter the price of the items applicable for insurance. It is not possible to write an amount which exceeds the price declared for customs on the invoice. If nothing is written in this section, a predefined insurance value will be applied.
  8. HPlease write the price declared for customs on the invoice.
  9. IItems for the Invoice No., P/O No., etc. should be clearly written on the cash on delivery waybill.
6. Please write the country of origin of the parcel contents. -
7. Please write the shipping date and sign the waybill.
  1. ABilling destination for rates: Shipper (prepaid)
  2. BBilling destination for custom fees, etc.: Select the payment method. (It may not be possible to select a method depending on the destination country.)

■ Shipper (deferred billing)
■ Receiver (payment by delivery destination) *Selection not necessary when using a cash on delivery waybill. Payment by delivery destination (customs with cash on delivery for rates, etc) will be used.

★Inquiry waybill number for parcel tracking.
★UPS tracking number.

For multiple parels

How to affix labels on multiple parcels

First, decide on the "main" package which will have the shipping waybill affixed.
Affix the invoice pouch and insert the invoice.

Then affix one "subsequent" label and address label
to each additional parcel ("subsequent" parcels).

  • *There is no restrictions on the size and format of the address label. The sender is required to prepare the address label.

How to Pack and Send


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