Japan courier services
In Japan courier services are called TAKU-HAI-BIN, TAKKYU-BIN or shorten TAKUHAI. It's very popular, price is reasonable, fast service, and reliable so people use it everyday. You can even request delivery time 2 hour time frame. i.e. between 1200 noon to 200 pm! They will call you 10 minutes before arrival time to make sure if you are at home be ready to receive it. Kind ha? Probably the most surprising fact for foreigners is you can contact directly to your driver for delivery rearrangement or other issues. If you miss the delivery they leave a note including timestamp , name of the driver and his or her cell phone number. You can call him or her to make a conversation directly not customer center to discuss any issues. Cool ha? This is I call FAST SERVICE! They even redeliver on the same day if they have enough time left. It's just fantastic! Japanese tourists use very often this service for their own baggage. Why? trains or buses are too crowded no space for big bags. Train stations are not very friendly designed for tourist with heavy bags. Picking up few things then send it to your home or destination. They can deliver very next day in most of area. You can try it to upon arrival at the airport. Another unique service is Cool TAKU-HAI-BIN they can keep refrigerated your stuff. The reason this service get developed is Japanese like fresh food i.e. fish, sashimi, sushi, fruits, vegetables, etc. Literally necessity is the mother of invention. You can drop and pick up TAKUHAI-BIN at any convenience stores as well. How convenient!