Japanese firm launches refrigerated food delivery to and from France

Tokyo, Japan: Japanese logistics firm Yamato Holdings will start refrigerated parcel deliveries between Japan and France from 2018 – the first service of its kind for Europe.

Japanese firm launches refrigerated food delivery to and from France

Yamato is partnering with France’s largest courier Chronopost to deliver parcels from Japan to Paris with a next-day delivery service

Yamato is partnering with France’s largest courier Chronopost to deliver parcels from Japan to Paris with a next-day delivery service.

Deliveries will be made by Yamato in Japan and by Chronopost in France.

Chilled products will be handled using a special container that keeps goods cool to maintain temperatures between zero and 10 degrees C.

Yamato expects demand in France for Japanese sake, fruit and fish, and cheese and white asparagus from France to Japan.

The two companies will sign a contract for exchanging expertise to maintain the quality of refrigerated transport.

Yamato expects demand in France for Japanese sake, fruit and fish, and cheese and white asparagus from France to Japan. The two companies will sign a contract for exchanging expertise to maintain the quality of refrigerated transport. Yamato charges 6,050 yen ($54.27) per package for delivery to Singapore. Duties will be levied separately.

The company will ensure that parcel delivery costs for France will not significantly deviate from this level.