Clearing And Forwading
Over the years, the Freight Division has offered a unique combination of local experience and reputation in the Market with an establishment set of high quality local business contacts hence rendering all the current KTDA managed factories as well as other merchant’s quality cargo logistics / shipping services.Our warehousing & Logistics operations have been re-engineered to provide superior levels of services with special focus on our client’s requirements.The vast experience, professionalism of the employees and facilities have to-date ensured that the Division remain in the regional market leadership bracket in Freight handling.We have combined our capabilities in Warehousing, Logistics, Ship agency and offshore marine support to offer complete solutions for project moves of any scale and complexity in the supply chain.
Our services and operations are supported by our detailed knowledge of local regulations and practices, which are focused on minimizing costs and optimizing resources.We are committed to quality service that is cost effective and available to our customers in real time.The Freight Division provides Total Logistics Solutions to our clients in Consolidation, Custom Clearance, Shipping, Warehousing & Distribution, Multi-modal Transport, and Airfreight and can arrange for insurances.
With an establishment of 80 members of staff, the Freight Division offers a wide range of services under one roof which include:
Currently we are managing a total warehousing capacity of 502,000 sq. ft. of covered storage and an additional 2 hectares of open storage space all in Mombasa making us the largest warehousing company in the region. Our ultra modern warehousing complex units are rail served thus connecting them with the main Mombasa, Nairobi, Kampala (Uganda) trunk rail line. In recent years the Freight Division has established efficient road transport services by acquiring its own fleet of trucks and acting as an Agent for various trucking companies which cover much of our country.
Our Freight Division has in its disposition over 300 trucks of our business partners. By KTDA Limited being the single largest importer of fertilizer in the country, the division will continue to provide ship’s husbanding Agency services to tramp vessels specializing in bulk carriers as well as containerized vessels. We have a wealth of experience in cargo discharge / stevedoring operations at the port of Mombasa. Through the good rapport the Freight Division has continued to enjoy good relations with the various stakeholders within the industry, ensuring trouble free operations in all our activities including vessels calling at the port of Mombasa.Our personnel know and understand the local market, the rules and regulations in East Africa and enjoy excellent relations with authorities in other shipping lines, Transporters, Customs as well as the port.The Division has a set of operational procedures in place that are a guideline of all our Agency activities which checks to ensure that all steps are followed for quality services expedition.Alongside the guides of operational procedures,
Freight Division has set up a Human Resource Development Program for it's staff to ensure that all the staff are kept continuously informed of the most efficient business programs in the market in order to expand their technical knowledge and experience.Ongoing training programs in place for staff and management further ensure that every team member is able to provide an unrivalled level of superior service.There is a quality charter that set clear standards of performance and frequent audits guarantee consistency of our services.The offices are fully equipped with modern communication facilities, ICT wireless links, telephones, e-mail and VHF radio systems to facilitate easy, reliable fast and efficient communication with the customers.
The offices are fully computerized and interconnected thought a Local Area Network. We are also linked with KTDA Head office through a Wide Area Network. We recently acquired a top of the range software to position ourselves to serve our clients better.This enables efficient documentation production, accounting and logistics control in all the departments. We have a technically qualified ICT team to support the infrastructure