Pickup and Delivery

   Q1. How can I arrange a pickup request? Will someone come over to my place?
   Q2. Do you have boxes?
   Q3. Can you pack my parcel for me?
   Q4. Do you provide house moving services?
   Q5. Can you store my parcels?
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TA-Q-BIN Locker

   Q1. What is TA-Q-BIN Lockers?
   Q2. How does TA-Q-BIN Lockers work?
   Q3. Why use TA-Q-BIN Lockers ?
   Q4. Where are TA-Q-BIN Lockers located?
   Q5. How big are your lockers?
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Document TA-Q-BIN

   Q1. What is Document TA-Q-BIN?
   Q2. Can I send items other than documents?
   Q3. How much is it for Document TA-Q-BIN?
   Q4. Where is this service available?
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Waybill and Price

   Q1. Where can I get waybills?
   Q2. How can I fill in the waybills?
   Q3. How much does it cost for one parcel?
   Q4. Do you charge for picking up parcels?
   Q5. Do you charge for re-delivery?
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TA-Q-BIN Collect

   Q1. What is TA-Q-BIN Collect?
   Q2. How much does this service cost?
   Q3. What methods of payment are available?
   Q4. Can I pay by credit card?
   Q5. What are the requirements for using TA-Q-BIN Collect service?
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Cool TA-Q-BIN

   Q1. What kind of items are deliverable?
   Q2. How much is it for Cool TA-Q-BIN?
   Q3. How many degrees is the setting for the fridge and freezer?
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International TA-Q-BIN

   Q1. What are the required documents?
   Q2. What is an invoice?
   Q3. Can the receiver pay for international delivery charges?
   Q4. Where are your service areas?
   Q5. How long does it take to deliver?
More

Acceptable items for International TA-Q-BIN

   Q1. What are unacceptable items?
   Q2. Can I send snacks and candies?
   Q3. Can I send computers?
   Q4. Can you charge document price for one parcel when it is the same size as a document?
   Q5. Can I send food item that last for a while and are to be kept at room temperature?
More

Waybill issuing software "B2"

   Q1. What are the conditions of installing B2?
   Q2. Is it a free software?
   Q3. What is the advantage of B2?
   Q4. How to install B2?
   Q5. How can I receive my B2 ID and password?
More

Corporate Account

   Q1. How can I open a corporate account?
   Q2. What is the advantage of opening a corporate account?
   Q3. When are the payment terms?
   Q4. How can I change my address?
   Q5. Can you open an account without UEN (company registration number)?
More

Others

   Q1. Is TA-Q-BIN (Yamato Transport(S) PTE. LTD) a Japanese company?
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Pickup and Delivery

Q1. How can I arrange a pickup request? Will someone come over to my place?

Yes, please make an arrangement on the TA-Q-BIN website, or call the hotline.
You can bring your parcels to our branches and agencies.


Q2. Do you have boxes?

We have 4 different box sizes.
Please feel free to ask when you request for a pickup.

Size

Box 6

Box 8

Box 10

Box 12

Box

Height : 27cm
Width : 20cm
Depth : 13cm

Height : 32cm
Width : 23cm
Depth : 15cm

Height : 43cm
Width : 32cm
Depth : 25cm

Height : 50.7cm
Width : 37.7cm
Depth : 30.4cm

Price

S$1.00

S$2.00

S$3.00

S$4.00


Q3. Can you pack my parcel for me?

We are sorry, we don't provide packing services.
We handle only packed parcels.


Q4. Do you provide house moving services?

We don't provide house moving services.
Please contact our group company YAMATO ASIA PTE LTD at +65 6278 3058.


Q5. Can you store my parcels?

We can deliver on your selected date. However, we do not store parcels.


Q6. What is the maximum size of parcels?

The maximum size is up to 120cm and 25kg.
Please click here for details.


Q7. How can I make an arrangement for re-delivery?

Please make a request on our website or call our hotline.


Q8. Can I request a delivery for 1 month later?

We are sorry, but you can only select a delivery date within 1 week from your request.


Q9. Can I make a re-arrangement for delivery timing?

We may not be able to accept to change the delivery time depending on the timing when you request for re-arrangement.
Please call our hotline or check here and directly call the branch handling your items.


Q10. What kind of compensation do you provide if my parcels become damaged?

If we are held responsible for damage to your parcels, up to $2,000 can be covered for each invoice.


Q11. Where are the TA-Q-BIN branches and what time are they open?

Please check here.


Q12. Can you deliver parcels on weekends and public holidays?

Yes, we deliver 365 days a year.


Q13. Can you pick my items up on weekends and public holidays?

Yes we pickup 365 days a year.


Q14. Do you deliver to Sentosa?

We are sorry. We cannot deliver to Sentosa.


Q15. Are there any no-go zones?

We have some no-go zones. Please click here for details.


Q16. Do you deliver plastic or paper packaged items?

We do, if the items are adequately sealed. However, we can’t guarantee fragile items.


Q17. Can you send me boxes in advance and come to pickup after packing the items?

Yes, we can.


Q18. Will you call me if I am absent during delivery/pickup time?

We will leave an absent note at the door.
Please make an arrangement for re-delivery as described on the absent note.


Q19. Do you have express service?

Sorry, we do not have express service.


Q20. Can you pickup at shopping malls or MRT stations?

We cannot pickup items in undefined places such as shopping malls, MRT stations and airports.


Q21. Can you bring tape when you come down for a pickup?

Yes, Please inform us when you request for a pickup.


Q22. What if the receiver is absent several times?

We do re-delivery within 1 week from the first absence.
We will contact the sender and return the parcel if the item cannot be delivered to the receiver for more than 1 week.


Q23. Can you deliver only 1 parcel?

Yes, we can.


Q24. Can I check the status of my parcels?

Please check your tracking number and click here to check your parcel's status.


Q.25 Can you inform the sender the delivery time in advance?

You can check the delivery time by SMS service.
Please contact the person in charge () for details.




TA-Q-BIN Locker

Q.1 What is TA-Q-BIN Lockers?

TA-Q-BIN Locker (Parcel Collection Point) is a convenient and secure way to collect your parcels. Shop online with our retail partners and deliver to a TA-Q-BIN Locker for self-collection from selected Cheers store at your own convenience.

Note: This service is not available for Cool Ta-Q-Bin, Ta-Q-Bin Collect and International Ta-Q-Bin.


Q.2

Basic Flow
A. Absent/redelivery Flow: When the receiver is absent, the receiver can choose TA-Q-BIN Locker as the new delivery location

B. Change Address Flow: For B2 waybill customer, receivers are able to receive the SMS notification in advance. The receiver can contact TA-Q-BIN to change the delivery location to TA-Q-BIN Locker.


Q.3 Why use the TA-Q-BIN Locker?

The TA-Q-BIN Locker is an innovative and convenient solution for customers. You can choose which TA-Q-BIN Locker to collect from and it is available 24/7 (subjected to Cheers stores opening hours).You no longer need to wait at home or collect it from our branch office. TA-Q-BIN Locker is also simple to use and you can collect your parcels within a minute.


Q.4 Where are the TA-Q-BIN Locker located?

TA-Q-BIN Lockers are conveniently located at the following Cheers stores.


Q.5 How big are your lockers?

Each TA-Q-BIN Locker has 2 compartment sizes.


Q.6 Do I need to pay for locker usage?

The customer (sender / receiver) do not need to pay for locker usage. This is free of charge service for the customer.


Q.7 What items can I deliver to TA-Q-BIN Locker?

You can deliver any item to TA-Q-BIN locker except for the following prohibited items.
- Articles which are hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted by the International Air Transport Association, the International Civil Aviation Organisation, Singapore postal regulations and Singapore law.
- Illegal articles including but not limited to custom unpaid goods, pornography, illegal drugs or any goods prohibited under the Singapore law.
- Currency, bills of exchange, negotiable instruments, bullion, precious metals and stones, credit cards and ATM cards.
- Human remains.
- Firearms, ammunition, offensive weapons of any sort.
- Living organisms, animal of any kind.
- Certificate of qualification, passport, and insurance documentation which original cannot be reproduced.
- Written drafts, original films, tapes and film material which cannot be reproduced.
- Flammable, ignitable or volatile items such as fireworks, kerosene, gas canisters, and paint thinner.
- Poisonous or toxic substances.
- Perishable goods.
- Individual Parcels with a value that exceeds the market value of Singapore dollars 2,000.
- Article that exceeds size specifications for TA-Q-BIN Locker or Parcel not suitably packaged.


Q.8 How do I collect my parcels from the TA-Q-BIN Locker?

After you have chosen to deliver your parcel to a TA-Q-BIN Locker, TA-Q-BIN will deliver the parcel to the TA-Q-BIN Locker you have selected. Once the parcel is delivered to the designated TA-Q-BIN Locker, you will receive a SMS. After which, you can pop by to collect your parcel 24/7 (subjected to Cheers stores opening hours).


Q.9 Do I need to register for a TA-Q-BIN Locker account to deliver my parcel to a TA-Q-BIN Locker?

Currently, you do not need to register for a TA-Q-BIN Locker account. You can simply select the TA-Q-BIN Locker as delivery address for self-collection.


Q.10 What should I do if the locker door does not open after I have entered the PIN?

Please reconfirm that you have entered the correct PIN number. If there is still problem, please contact our Call Center at 1800-2255-888 during our office hours 9am-8pm.


Q.11 How much time do I have to collect my parcel from the TA-Q-BIN Locker?
User shall have three (3) days from the time of notification to collect the Parcel from the TA-Q-BIN Locker. If User shall fail to collect the Parcel within the said period, the Parcel will be redirected to Yamato’s office at 391 Orchard Rd, #B2-201/8B Singapore (238873) with notification to the User (Collection Notice).

If the User fails to collect the re-located Parcel from the Yamato’s Office within 7 days after the expiry of the aforesaid Collection Notice, Yamato may, at its sole discretion, and without notice and without liability to the User any other party:
(i) dispose of the Parcel in any manner Yamato deems fit; or
(ii) re-deliver the Parcel to the original sender.

All charges, including but not limited to service charges and related administrative costs, storage charges, costs incurred in forwarding, disposing of or returning the shipment and charges shall be borne by the User.

Q.12 What happens if my parcel is too large to fit into the lockers?

If your parcel is too large to fit into the locker, we will re-direct it to the nearest designated branch and contact you for your preferred delivery location.


Q.13 Can I authorise someone to collect my parcel?

You may authorise someone to collect your parcel from TA-Q-BIN Locker on your behalf, by forwarding the SMS notification to the authorised person at your discretion. Please note that you will bear the full responsibility for supplying the message details to a third party who is collecting the parcel in your name.


Q.14 Can I collect my parcels if I do not have a smart phone?

Yes, you will receive SMS notification once the parcel is delivered to your TA-Q-BIN Locker


Q.15 Can I return my parcel to the TA-Q-BIN Locker?

Currently, this service is not available.


Q.16 Will I get a receipt as proof of delivery (POD)?

Delivery slip handling procedure
A company stamp is available at each locker. When TA-Q-BIN deliver to locker, sales driver will stamp on the delivery slip after placing the parcel into locker compartment.

Evidence of delivery to locker
1) Delivery slip with locker stamp, 2) Tracking status of "Delivered", 3) Surveillance camera footage, 4) Locker usage record, which is sent to Yamato Transport server.


Irregular

Oversized
If the parcel is too big to put into any compartment, if the parcel will be handled as "retention"

Home phone number
If waybill shows only home phone number, the parcel will be handled as "retention"

Fully occupied
If all compartments are fully occupied, the parcel will be handled as "retention"




Document TA-Q-BIN

Q1. What is Document TA-Q-BIN?

Document TAQBIN is a Simple and Convenient Delivery Service. Simply collect the envelope from participating 7-Eleven stores, fill in the delivery details, put in your item and drop-off at 7-Eleven store. For more details, please refer to this page.


Q2. Can I send items other than documents?

Yes, you can.


Q3. How much is it for Document TA-Q-BIN?

Please check this page for further details.


Q4. Where is this service available?

Currently, this service is only available at 7-Eleven stores (except at Shell, Changi Airport, Pulau Bukom & Sentosa).




Waybill and Price

Q1. Where can I get waybills?

You can get it at each of our branches.
We will bring waybills to your place if you make a request when you arrange for a pickup.


Q2. How can I fill in the waybills?

Please check this page for how to fill them in.


Q3. How much does it cost for one parcel?

Please check this page for further details.


Q4. Do you charge for picking up parcels?

We don't charge for pickups.


Q5. Do you charge for re-delivery?

We don't charge for re-delivery.


Q6. I don't want to fill in waybills by hand each time. Do you have any solutions?

"B2 waybill issue software" is available free of charge.
Please check this page for further details.


Q7. How many waybills are required if I have a few parcels for delivery?

Please prepare the same number of waybills as parcels.


Q8. Do you charge for selecting the timing for delivery?

We don't charge for selecting the timing for delivery.


Q9. Do you charge for delivery cancellation after the driver has already picked up my parcel?

We can cancel free of charge if it is right after the pickup.
However, it may cost you extra if your parcel has already been transferred to the delivery branch.




TA-Q-BIN Collect

Q1. What is TA-Q-BIN Collect?

Please check this page for further details.


Q2. How much does this service cost?

Please check this page for further details.


Q3. What methods of payment are available?

We accept cash, cheque and credit card payments.
We will pay to your designated account by bank transfer through Giro at the earliest of a 10 day term.


Q4. Can I pay by credit card?

Yes, you can pay by credit card, when the seller (sender) confirms credit payment.


Q5. What are the requirements for using TA-Q-BIN Collect service?

Filling out our application form, any documents that enable us to identify your bank transfer account and ACRA Biz File.
The service will be activated within 4 to 5 working days after all documents have been received.


Q6. Who can use TA-Q-BIN Collect?

Only corporate customers can use TA-Q-Bin Collect.
(Business enterprises that have a Company Registration Number and Business Registration Number.)


Q7. Can I use other types of TA-Q-BIN?

You can use TA-Q-BIN time-zone service, re-delivery and cool TA-Q-BIN at the same time.
(Except for international delivery and transferring to a new place for re-delivery.)


Q8. How can I receive my payment?

Payment from TA-Q-BIN is transferred to your designated account by Giro Transfer at the earliest of a 10 day term.




Cool TA-Q-BIN

Q1. What kind of items are deliverable?

Please click this page for further details.


Q2. How much is it for Cool TA-Q-BIN?

There is an additional charge for Cool TA-Q-BIN.
Please check this page for further details.


Q3. How many degrees is the setting for the fridge and freezer?

The fridge temperature is maintained at less than 8 degrees Celsius.
The freezer temperature is maintained at under -15 degrees Celsius.




International TA-Q-BIN

Q1. What are the required documents?

One international waybill and two invoices are required for one parcel.
Invoice is not necessary for documents under 1kg.


Q2. What is an invoice?

An invoice is a compulsory document for custom clearance.
Please check this page for a sample invoice.


Q3. Can the receiver pay for international delivery charges?

Delivery charges billed to receiver is not acceptable.


Q4. Where are your service areas?

Our service areas are Japan, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan and Malaysia.(Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Penang)


Q5. How long does it take to deliver?

It takes approximately 3-4 days.
It may take longer when customs is not working.


Q6. How can I check my parcel status after arrival in Japan?

Please check parcel tracking status on the Japanese TA-Q-BIN website.


Q7. Can I send suitcase as International TA-Q-BIN parcel?

No, at least suitcase must be empty and unlocked and packed into a box for delivery.


Q8. Can I select the delivery date?

Sorry, we don't deliver on fixed date for international.


Q9. Can you pickup my parcel at a hotel?

Yes, please inform us your hotel address, contact number and your room number when you make an arrangement for pickup.


Q10. What is custom duty?

Custom duty is the tax of the delivery country.
As the tax is to protect industries of the country, tax rates are different depending on delivery countries.
In addition to tariff, goods tax and added-value tax may be billed. Those taxes are called "multi-tax expenses."


Q11. How much does it cost for custom duty?

The amount will be determined by customs based on the time you sent.
We are unable to determine the amount for custom duty.


Q12. Can I send a golf bag?

No, at least the golf bag has to be packed into a box, and the size is within our handling size and weight.


Q13. I want to send a present to receiver, but I don't want receiver to pay custom duty.

We can charge custom duty to sender later if the sender has a corporate account.
We cannot charge custom duty to sender for non-corporate customers.


Q14. Can I send unnecessary items such as clothes even though I am not moving internationally?

Yes, but custom duty will be billed even for unnecessary items.
Please fill in the details of the items (T-shirts (old)).


Q15. Can you provide me with an invoice because I don't have printer.

Please inform us when you request for a pickup.
Also, tell us the amount of the items.


Q16. Can I fill in the invoice in Japanese?

Sorry, please fill it in English.


Q17. Do I have to put the declaration price in S$?

Please fill it in S$.


Q18. Can I indicate any other address except for my home, Yamato Transport Center, or branch as a delivery address?

Please indicate your home address.




Acceptable items for International TA-Q-BIN

Q1. What are unacceptable items?

Please click this page for further details.


Q2. Can I send snacks and candies?

Yes, you can.
Unbaked cakes are not acceptable.


Q3. Can I send computers?

Sorry, we cannot handle computers because of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.
We cannot handle computers even for those without battery.


Q4. Can you charge document price for one parcel when it is the same size as a document?

We cannot do so if it is not a document.


Q5. Can I send food item that last for a while and are to be kept at room temperature?

We can deliver if the goods are not prohibited and the expiry date is over 1 month.


Q6. Can you deliver application forms and examination admission slips?

Sorry, we cannot handle documents that contain personal information and cannot re-issue.


Q7. Can I send suitcase as International TA-Q-BIN parcel?

No, at least suitcase must be empty and unlocked and packed into a box for delivery.


Q8. Can you deliver items to the airport?

We cannot deliver to undefined addresses.


Q9. Can you send items by ship?

Sorry, we only send items by air.


Q10. Can I send drinks in plastic bottles?

Sorry, we don't handle drinks because they are prohibited items.
Please click this page for further information.


Q11. Can I send cash?

Sorry, we don't handle cash because it is considered a prohibited item.
Please click this page for further information.


Q12. Can I send a golf bag?

No, at least the golf bag has to be packed into a box,
and the size is within our handling size and weight.


Q13. Can I send chilled and frozen items by international TA-Q-BIN?

We only deliver goods at room temperature for International.


Q14. Can I send DVDs and CDs to Japan?

According to article 69 of the Japanese duties Act, it's forbidden to send porno and salacious objects.
If you want to send DVDs, you must fill in article of agreement to pledge to skirt the article.
It may take longer to pass customs clearance, if you send DVDs.




Waybill issuing software "B2"

Q1. What are the conditions of installing B2?

If you have a corporate account with us, you can install this B2 software.
Also your computer should have the below specifications.


Q2. Is it a free software?

Yes, it is a free software.


Q3. What is the advantage of B2?

You will be able to issue waybills on your own.
You will be able to track your parcel's status.
You will be able to check your shipment volume data.


Q4. How to install B2?

We will provide you the manual after you open a corporate account with us and apply for B2.


Q5. How can I receive my B2 ID and password?

Please send inquiry to the sales department() or call the call center.


Q6. Can you re-issue B2 ID and password?

Please send inquiry to the sales department() or call the call center.


Q7. Can I change the B2 password?

Sorry, the B2 software is not able to change the password.


Q8. Can I get a copy of a waybill at pickup?

Sorry, the B2 software is not able to issue copies of waybills.
Please check with B2 data.


Q9. How Can I get a B2 form?

Please inform our drivers or email.()


Q10. How can I have same-day delivery for B2?

Please select N/A time-zone and the delivery date will be on the same day.


Q11. Can I request for pickup by B2?

Sorry, for B2 you are not able to send pickup requests automatically.
Please go to our website or call our hotline.
You can also go down to our branches


Q12. What kind of data is required?

We will provide you the manual after you open a corporate account and apply for B2.


Q13. Can I use B2 for 2 computers?

Each computer will need its own individual ID.
Please inform us about usage of several computers when the ID is issued.


Q14. Can you integrate B2 with our own system?

Please contact ().


Q15. I cannot use B2 because there is some kind of error. What should I do?

Please email () or call our hotline.
Please inform us what kind of error you are encountering.


Q16. Can I do a B2 trial?

We do not offer B2 trials.
Please email () if you need further details.




Corporate Account

Q1. How can I open a corporate account?

There are some conditions to open an account.
Please email () for further details.


Q2. What is the advantage of opening a corporate account?

You can pay by credit instead of cash and we will send a monthly invoice in the next month.
You will be able to use B2.
You won't need to give us your company information each time you use our services because you will be issued a customer code.


Q3. When are the payment terms?

It depends on the contract agreement.
Please check the payment terms with your invoice on the bottom right side.


Q4. How can I change my address?

Please email ().


Q5. Can you open an account without UEN (company registration number)?

Basically UEN is required on agreement.
Please email () if you do not have a UEN number.


Q6. I lost my customer card.

Please email().


Q7. Is there a minimum volume for shipment?

There may be some conditions on your agreement.
Please email () for inquiry.


Q8. Can you issue separate invoices for each department?

Yes, please inform our sales staff when you open an account.


Q9. When can I receive my invoice?

We will send you your invoice at the beginning of the following month following our previous month’s closing.
We will send you your invoice by the 10th of the following month.


Q10. Can I give you 2 addresses, one for pickup and one for billing?

Please inform our sales staff when you open an account.


Q11. Can you deliver at a fixed time without pickup requests everyday?

Yes, you can make an arrangement for daily pick up if the parcel volume is sufficient.
Please go to our website to send us the sales inquiry.
You can also go down to our branches.


Q12. I am planning to run my own business. Can you assist with things like managing warehouses and delivery?

Please email().
We would like to share business solutions of our previous experiences.




Others

Q1. Is TA-Q-BIN (Yamato Transport(S) PTE. LTD) a Japanese company?

Yes, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company and "TA-Q-BIN" is our product name.


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