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Higashi Nihon Koun Co., Ltd. Was founded in 1951 as Customs Agent  NVOCC. Over the years, we become experts in handling all types of Ocean Cargo, selection of Shipping lines, consolidation options, Container Stuffing, Unstuffing, Fumigation Services, packing & Crating requirements, and customs formalities are additional areas in which our land, ocean and Air Cargo export professionals can provide valuable assistance.


To provide and maintain a highest quality service in international freight transportation solutions including air, ocean, and customs brokerage, and to provide a competitive advantage to our clients by producing reliable and personalized logistical support system that is consistently and dependable one hundred percent of the time all the time. It is concentrated on the efficiency, productivity and profitability of importers, exporters and customer partners as well as our company.


To be a leader, the strongest, and most trusted company both nationally and internationally in the field of Shipping, logistics and Relocations. To be leaders of comprehensive logistics operations services both in the international market, by quality and customer service, with state-of-the-art technologies.


We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continued support. With "honesty" as our company motto, our basic policy is to treat our customers with "sincerity". ​

We will continue to devote ourselves to safe customs clearance, safe transportation, and prompt delivery every day so that we can deliver our "sincerity" together with the cargo. Thank you.




November 2021

Higashi Nihon Koun Co., Ltd.
Representative Director

Hisashi Sakai


Company Profile

Company Name

Higashi Nihon Koun Co., Ltd.


Hisashi Sakai – CEO

Board Member                     

Alex Kamei Cho – Vice President/COO

Masato Kikuchi – Director

Manabu Toda – Director

Takashi Miyazaki – Director

Hiroyuki Okamura – Director

Headquarters Location

6th Floor No. 5 Koike Building

1-3-12 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku,

Tokyo 140-0001 

Tel. +81-3-6712-8202 / +81-3-6712-8256

Tel. +81-3-6712-8203 / +81-3-6712-8257

Setting Up                             

September 25, 1951


Yokohama Customs Business Permit General

Directive No. 1023

Tokyo Customs Business Permit East Customs No. 397

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and

Tourism Transportation

Business Permit (automobile) Toriku Jito No. 3287



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The Johnan Shinkin Bank


September 1951

Established as Nikkon Holdings Co., Ltd. Obtained a customs cargo handling license.

March 1956

Changed the trade name to Wako Transport Co., Ltd.

July 1957 

Changed the trade name to Wako Trading Co., Ltd.

June 1969

Changed the trade name to HIGASHI NIHON KOUN CO., LTD.

March 1973

Obtained a customs clearance permit from Yokohama Customs.

March 1986

Started agency business of Tokyo Marine Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

December 1997

Acquired Yokohama Sales Office in Matsukage-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama.

February 1999

Became a member of the Japan International Freight Forwarders Association (JIFFA), which is licensed by the Ministry of Transport (currently the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) for freight forwarding business.

March 1999

Started consolidation service mainly in Japan ⇔ Hong Kong

February 2002

Acquired the head office building in Minami oi, Shinagawa-ku.

June 2002

Obtained a customs clearance permit from Tokyo Customs.

June 2003

Obtained approval from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for ocean-going shipping and second-class freight transportation business.

October 2003

Japan ⇔ Shanghai Consolidation service started.

April  2021

Newly opened head office in Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku.

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