Logistics in Japan

Overview by Globlatrade.net:
Main Useful Means of Transport
Japan has 128 ports, including 23 main ports. They are situated all along the Japanese coastline.
Ports are the mainstay for 99% of Japan's foreign trade and 42% of its domestic distribution. Tokyo Bay (six harbors, including Yokohama and Tokyo), Osaka Bay (five harbors including Kobe and Osaka) and Ise Bay (five harbors including Nagoya) are known as the Three Major Bays. These bays handle approximately 35% of all port cargo in Japan.Japanese ports handle more than 3,090 thousand tons per year.

The total amount of international freight handled at airports in Japan is more than 3,100 thousand tons per year. Japanese Airlines carried approximately one third of the total amount of international freight.

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By Rail

Transport Professionals
Japan Freight Railway Company
Government Transport Organizations
Railway Bureau

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