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    Here comes another increase in some shipping costs starting in April 2018 per their website:
    https://www.fromjapan.co.jp/en/news#news_180319

    18.03.19 - Important Notice: Changes in FedEx and DHL shipping rates NEW!
    Due to rate increases from our shipping partners, we unfortunately need to adjust our rates for some shipping methods.
    We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

    Shipping methods: FedEx (Economy), DHL
    Rate increase: 5-10%
    This change will apply to all Charge 2 invoices sent out after April 1, 2018 at 00:00(JST).

    For customers considering purchasing large items (FedEx Freight shipments), we recommend getting an estimate before ordering, as the shipping fees may be expensive.
    https://www.fromjapan.co.jp/estimate

    Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions regarding these changes:
    info@fromjapan.co.jp

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    Thanks, Pete. I just received a new machine yesterday. Total weight was about 104 pounds and had to be broken into two shipments (they shipped the front door off the frame). Total cost (not including cost of machine) to California was about 500 USD for FedEx delivery.

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    I use FromJapan all the time for my music business. I really wish they would create a rank above Shogun. I'm currently sitting pretty with almost 3x the number of points needed for Shogun.
    My two biggest shipments were this month's (arriving tomorrow!), and Nov 2015. This month's had one machine and the rest was Jrock and VK CDs/goods, 250lbs, six boxes, and $960 to ship. The 2015 shipment was a whopping ~5000 CDs, 16 boxes, over 2000lbs, and about $2200 to ship.
    Im so appreciative of the 10% off external shipping Shogun gives me. FedEx has been amazing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spyder138 View Post
    Thanks, Pete. I just received a new machine yesterday. Total weight was about 104 pounds and had to be broken into two shipments (they shipped the front door off the frame). Total cost (not including cost of machine) to California was about 500 USD for FedEx delivery.
    Sounds about like what mine have cost depending on the carrier and direction traveled. Seems the Fed-Ex comes across Alaska most often and DHL stops in South Korea on the way. Make some stops for fuel and fill those planes to the max with cargo is the way to fly and make a buck.

    What machine did you get, if I may ask.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peteybob View Post
    What machine did you get, if I may ask.
    I will get some photos taken this weekend. I actually had 2 machines to open.

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    18.06.27 - Important Notice: New payment methods for Yahoo! Auctions NEW!
    From June 27, you will be able to use a credit card or PayPal to bid on Yahoo! Auctions.

    Payment methods available before: Deposit, FJ Points
    Payment methods available after: Deposit, FJ points, Credit Card, Paypal

    see more info here: https://www.fromjapan.co.jp/en/news#news_180627

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    Not sure how this is different but could be more risky. At the moment you can add to the deposit with CC or PayPal. Bidding straight to CC a bit to risky/tempting to me.
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    I agree and I plan to stick to the deposit method which works just fine for me.

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    New posting today which could apply to any sellers on websites across Japan.


    18.08.09 - Regarding Japanese Summer Vacation (August 11 to August 19) NEW!

    Several stores and sellers in Japan will be suspending operations from August 11 to August 19 for a summer vacation. Consequenly, shipments during this period may be delayed.

    Please pay attention to any warnings or notifications that sellers may leave in their sites regarding this matter.

    FROM JAPAN will not suspend operations for summer vacation. Customer service and distribution center will be operating during weekdays as usual.

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