Uganda Clearing and Forwarding Services
Welcome to the clearing and forwarding guide in Uganda
Contact Global Logistics Ltd on +256782459405 /+256758816636 for your clearing business.
How is trade across boarders done in Uganda?
With the growing need to trade and do business across borders, there is rising need for transportation services for goods across seas, ocean or by air from one place to another. It is the role of clearing and forwarding companies to get these goods to the clients wherever they are! Clearing and forwarding services deals with export and import of goods and consignments, loading, shipping and forwarding of goods. These services are offered by a clearing and forwarding company or agents. Agents however, act on behalf of the company to transport goods to the particular clients keeping records for any taxes and travel documentation.
The services of clearing and forwarding companies include collecting purchased items from the factories and offering other transporting details until the goods reach their warehouse destination. A professional clearing and forward agent will be in a position to arrange the transport of goods whether bulky or just fragile to the client’s destination. If the goods are traveling by air or ocean shipping,they should be able to truck the logistics on the import or export end. A side from that any professional freight company should provide safe packaging, letters of credit, invoices and other shipping documentation. Any agent in this business must be sure of the rules and regulations of international clearance and forwarding thus should be credible in lawful shipment standards.
How are goods transported across seas to and from Uganda?
For freight services where goods are crossing seas, forwarding and freight services giving the consultancy services. Often there are challenges to transportation of goods whether by cargo ship or by air freight! Many of the forwarding companies are exclusively professional in this business and will address any challenges that could come up when goods are in freight! What clearing agents do in case of problem is to act on behalf of the institution to solve these problems!
There are some tips to consider before getting your goods ready for shipping and transportation. As a must all goods must be weighed as well as the dimensions taken. All goods must be carefully wrapped to secure them against damages especially where fragile communities are involved. With the aid of a clearing and forward agent, make a shipping invoice with details of your company where goods are to be delivered and other specifications about the goods in transit such as dimensions and weight. With risk involved in shipping, there is need to hire the services of a insurance company
There are many companies that have joined the shipping business. The costs for freight and clearing are an aggregate to the distance the goods are transported for, special packaging facilities such as refrigeration, documentation, delivery reports and other terms that both parties may agree upon. The clients often seek for the lowest charges and reliability of a company to choose the appropriate company to do the clearing and forwarding.
It is however very important to get recommendations from previous clients of any company before deciding to take your shipment through their hands. Be careful with fraudulent companies that claim to have network with other companies in foreign countries.
A Directory to Clearing and Forwarding Agents in Uganda
7524 Agip House Kampala
SDV Transami (U) Ltd.M611 Ntinda Road Ntinda Industrial Area 5501,Kampala Kampala
BTS Clearing & Forwarding Ltd.65/75 Yusuf Lule Road Postal Building 1st Floor, S 28904,Kampala Kampala
041-4254191, 077-2404047, 071-2754191
Bemuga Forwarders Ltd.137 Bukoto Road 858,Kampala Kampala
Multi-Bulk Forwarders Ltd.47/49 Nkrumah Road UCA Building, Office No. 108 33809,Kampala Kampala
Rapid Kate Services (U) Ltd.93 1st Street Industrial Area 9218,Kampala Kampala
City Cargo (U) Ltd.3 Parliament Avenue Raja Chambers 1st Floor, Rm. 1 11792,Kampala Kampala
Port Links (U) Ltd.29/33 Kampala Road Amber House 11980,Kampala Kampala
Multiple ICDM612 Ntinda Road Ntinda Industrial Area 28884,Kampala Kampala
Inchcape Shipping Services (U) Ltd.1/2 Enterprise Close Ntinda Industrial Area Premie 34234,Kampala Kampala
Allport Freight Ltd.45 Nkrumah Road Musana House 1st Floor 27192,Kampala Kampala
Trans-Quik Logistics81 Kampala Road E-M Plaza, Suite 506 28008,Kampala Kampala
Expolanka Freight Uganda2 Parliament Avenue Jumbo Plaza 24132,Kampala Kampala
Atlas Cargo Systems Ltd.1 Kireka Road/Sabuni Road Mbuya, Opp. Shell & Gaz 7765,Kampala Kampala
041-4345861, 041-4236704/6/7/8, 031-2278852
Kampala Maritime Freight Services Ltd.52 Kampala Road King Fahd Plaza 22677,Kampala Kampala
March Fair Stationery (U) Ltd.56/60 Kampala Road Ambassador House 16006,Kampala Kampala
Unifreight Cargo Handling Ltd.70 Clement Hill Road 12160,Kampala Kampala
Jetspeed Air Freighters Ltd.41 Kanjokya Street Kamwokya 171,Entebbe Entebbe
Kuehne + Nagel Ltd.7 Port Bell Road Nakawa House 3rd Floor 16152,Kampala Kampala
Classic Clearing and Forwarding35 Kampala Road General Post Office Building 6054,Kampala Kampala
Swift Global Logistics Ltd.4 Pilkington Road Colline House, New Wing 2nd Floo 23600,Kampala Kampala
041-4234159, 041-4342340, 041-4347313
Midland Freight Services Ltd.9 Kampala Road Agip House 379,Entebbe Entebbe
Parth International Ltd.3 Parliament Avenue Raja Chambers 9083,Kampala Kampala
Inter-Cargo Agencies (U) Ltd.Entebbe Airport Cargo Terminal Building Rm. 60 949,Entebbe Entebbe
Worldwide Logistics (U) Ltd.20 Kanjokya Street 6039,Kampala Kampala
Maina Freight ICD Ltd.M418 Nakawa Industrial Area 36241,Kampala Kampala
Jope Forwarders (U) Ltd.35 Kampala Road General Post Office Building 23764,Kampala Kampala
Bolax Enterprises Ltd.47/49 Nkrumah Road UCA Building 24496,Kampala Kampala
Uni-Movers & Logistics Ltd.18 Martyr’s Way Ntinda 7800,Kampala Kampala
Kenfreight (U) Ltd.1906 Jinja Road Bweyogerere 7492,Kampala Kampala
041-4286955, 041-4285303, 039-2786956
Alheelam Clearing & Forwarding Co.17/19 Kampala Road Diamond Trust Building 12051,Kampala Kampala
Pearl Freight Consultants (U) Ltd.882/889 Jinja Road Kireka Nagoya ICD 15113,Kampala Kampala
Interfreight Uganda Ltd.M284 Kinawataka Link Industrial Estate 4555,Kampala Kampala
Spedag (U) Ltd.3 – 11 Buvuma Road Luzira 25911,Kampala Kampala
Multi-Bulk Forwarders Ltd.Box 33809 Kampala Plot 47/49 Nkrumah Road, UCA Building Office No. 1 Kampala
AL Heelam Clearing & Forwarding17/19 Kampala Road Diamond Trust Building 12051,Kampala Kampala
Safari Cargo Ltd.32/34 William Street 33648,Kampala Kampala
Intraline Shipping and Logistics (U) Ltd.117 Kira Road Kamwokya 24850,Kampala Kampala
Ataco Freight Services1 Colville Street Communications House 8th Floor 4992,Kampala Kampala
Union Logistics (U) Ltd.UMA Show Ground Lugogo 26290,Kampala Kampala
041-4223432, 041-4578177, 031-2265005
JM Freight Services Ltd.Old Port Bell Road Bugolobi Kagga House 1st Floor, 72023,Kampala Kampala
Jupiter Forwarders (U) Ltd.56/60 Kampala Road Ambassador House 23495,Kampala Kampala
Overseas Freight Forwarders Ltd.10 Kampala Road Uganda House 4nd Floor Rm 7.6 9928,Kampala Kampala
Threeways Shipping Services (Group) Ltd.87 Jinja Road 12028,Kampala Kampala
Novamarine Ltd41/43 Nasser Road MTK Building 26314,Kampala Kampala