KENFREIGHT (U) LIMITED
Your Logistics Partner
Plot No.1906, Jinja Road Bweyogerere
Tel: +256(0414) 286 955 / 7
Fax: +256 414 286 950
Hotline: +256 712 589 745
ABOUT KENFREIGHT UGANDA Kenfreight is a pioneer in freight logistics and a company within the MSC Group acting as agent for MSC shipping line within the Great Lakes region. For more than 17 years, we have been providing our customers with logistics and forwarding solutions within the Great Lakes Region. Our approach and services are extensive and tailored to meet our customers' transport and logistics requirements. With over 21 inland offices, 450 employees and 58 destinations, we offer a wide range of logistics and freight forwarding solutions within East & Central Africa. With our own ICD, modern handling equipment, empty container stock, transit shed, resident Customs office, 24 hour security, surveillance cameras and trained logistics professionals, we ensure safety, security and timely movement of our client's cargo. We have our own as well as sub-contracted shunting trucks to ensure timely local pick-up of the cargo from the exporters' facilities and long haulage trucks for onward transit of the cargo containers from Kampala to Mombasa. We additionally arrange the customs house brokerage, shipping documentation and provide frequent updates on cargo traffic to satisfy the client's need of a one-stop-shop customer experience. ABOUT THE KENFREIGHT GROUP In 1975, the founders of this company had the vision of providing classic freight forwarding solutions to customers in Kenya and Uganda. Over the years a loyal team of workers dedicated to excellence and integrity have been developing unique freight forwarding & logistics solutions to meet our client's need. The tremendous support received from our clients, led the founders to coin the brand name KENFREIGHT EAST AFRICA LIMITED in 1993, to avail the same services to clients in the East and Central African countries. With the opening up of the borders of Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern DRC and recently Southern Sudan, coupled with the development of a common customs tariff for the East Africa Community (EAC), Kenfreight has successfully expanded her vision to serve in these regions as a Logistics Partner, and with the support of our clients, we are a major player in the freight and forwarding industry in the region. Our core values are to provide personalized cargo logistics services with excellence, integrity and loyalty. VISION TO BECOME THE MOST POPULAR AND RESPECTED INTEGRATED LOGISTICS PROVIDER AND PARTNER WITHIN THE GREAT LAKES REGION. MISSION TO ACHIEVE AND SUSTAIN EXCELLENCE, ECONOMY AND INTEGRITY IN THE PROVISION OF SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICAL SERVICES TO OUR CLIENTS AND STAKE HOLDERS. OUR CUSTOMER SUPPORT STRATEGY IS BASED ON TOTAL CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AS WE CONSISTENTLY OFFER A COMPLETE PACKAGE OF VALUE ADDITION, CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND UP TO DATE SERVICE SOLUTIONS WHICH MEET NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS. MOTTO "YOUR LOSTICS PARTNER" Our Services We offer a wide range of services as detailed below; Inland Logistics & Forwarding: Our Logistics & Transport professionals offer solutions to meet all your inland logistics and forwarding needs for both imports and exports. We move our client's cargo by road, rail or air with flexibility to handle both FCL and LCL. We ensure that cargo pick-up and delivery is done at the right place, and at the right time. We thus ensure that; ? The most cost effective mode of transport is provided e.g. road, rail or airfreight ? We are partners to an extensive network of transport providers thus able to access over 300 trucks ? We constantly monitor the cargo traffic and send daily updates to the client on cargo status and position via e-mail ? Timely pick-up and delivery of containers from/to clients' premises is effected ? We maintain the shortest possible transit for container movement from Kampala to Mombasa Ocean transportation: We offer ocean freight services to meet all transportation needs. Kenfreight is proud to be the sole agent for Through Bill of lading cargo of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), a world-wide leader in global container shipping. With our relationships in the region, we also offer ocean solutions on other shipping networks to meet the choice and preference of the customer. We can offer rate comparisons of various shipping lines to enable the best decision to be made on which ocean carrier to contract. Whether it be coffee, cotton, tobacco or household goods, we pride ourselves in offering high quality and timely services to our valuable clients at competitive prices. We thus ensure that; ? Clients' can access services from major ocean carriers that call the East African coast ? Clients' ocean carrier of choice is utilized and are able to negotiate competitive rates and terms ? Efficiency in shipping documentation especially for Bill of Lading preparation with nominated ocean carriers is achieved Inland Container Depot: ? Kenfreight was one of the first companies in Uganda to be licensed by the Uganda Customs Authority to operate its own Inland Container Depot, strategically located as a distribution hub which has storage capacity of 1,000 TEUs through put (twenty foot equivalent units) and a dedicated empty container management facility with over 800 TEUs capacity at Kakajjo, Bweyogerere. The ICD/Terminal has the following features; ? We have modern handling equipment for loading / unloading of containers from rail flats and chassis, container stacking and movement, cargo stuffing and de-stuffing.(two cranes and three forklifts) ? A fleet of over 60 trucks both for local shutting and cross boarder transport to all our major destinations with each doing at least 3 trips a month. ? With a high security perimeter wall, 24 hour security guards, surveillance (CCTV) cameras, rapid response units and night watch dogs, we ensure safe custody of our clients goods ? We have a resident Customs office with six URA officers at the ICD to facilitate all customs formalities and an airport office strategically located to handle all the airfreight cargoes. Customs and transit Clearance ? Our staff has extensive experience with document handling and management with up-to-date knowledge and awareness of local customs procedures and regulations to ensure quick release of cargo documents to enable smooth transit of the containers. They are also readily available to assist with the complexities of export documentation and customs declaration.
? A dedicated, well trained declaration team, 24 hour access to the ASYCUDA (URA) system readily available in our office and officially registered by URA to operate and assist in collecting of duties Airfreight ? We offer air transportation services from origins to major airports and destinations all over the world with an office at the airport to help coordinate the Inter-model ex arrival Nairobi/Entebbe/JKA Airports into East Africa Warehousing and Distribution ? We offer warehousing solutions to clients in Mombasa where your cargo can be safely stored to assist in maximizing returns on the international market and in Kampala our 30x20 meters transit shed with a maximum head room of 15 meters Our Clients Kenfreight Uganda is a preferred logistics provider for various companies that include: Icona Caf? Madhvani group, Fontana Auto, Mandela Auto, Shoprite Checkers, Louis Dreyfus, Ugacof, Guzman Global SL, Aziende Reunite Caf? World Botanical Products, USAID (ACDI/VOCA) projects, United Nations Missions, SWT Tanners, Hwan sung among others. Our Synopsis strengths ? We are strategically located on the northern corridor at Bweyogerere, Jinja road with a fully fledged logistics centre (KENFREIGHT ICD) that has served Uganda, Kenya, Eastern DRC, Rwanda, Burundi and Southern Sudan for the last 15 years. ? The logistics hub has support facilities for multimodal and intermodal transportation such as a 400 meter rail line siding at the ICD connecting to Mombasa and Dar es Salaam port main lines, own rail shutter, reach stackers, ISO container stocks, a diverse fleet of trucks for both domestic and regional haulage and low loaders for heavy duty cargo. ? ICD (Inland Container Depot) storage capacity of 1,000 TEUs ( 20ft equivalent units) and a dedicated empty container management facility with over 800 TEUs capacity ? Transit shed/warehouse and transit yard storage facilities. ? Official agent for the second largest shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company in East Africa plus Jas, Scan and DSV logistics giving us a global coverage. ? Have long term strategic partnerships with reputable haulers in the region giving it easy access to over 300 trucks and machinery. ? First certified to ISO standards in 2008 as ISO : 9001-2008 by NEMKO for maintaining high international quality standards and performance improvement systems and in 2012 recertified ISO 9001:2008 QMS 2012-2014 by ACM/UKAS Management Systems. ? Experienced and dedicated management and customer service teams with complementary logistics, project and supply chain management skills putting us among the five leading freight forwarding companies in the region. ? Online customs clearance connected to URA long room and border posts. ? Our compliance with the VAT registration requirements. ? A dynamic, experienced and hands on management team. ? Proud winner of the Inaugural Uganda Responsible Investment Award 2012 - category (Logistics and Shipping). Our Management Team The company has recently been restructured to conform to our group's new management strategy backed by highly motivated and skilled personnel working together as a formidable team. This has resulted in a tremendous growth in the tonnage of cargo handled by the company. The General Manager Mr. Gerard Grant, whose great experience of the shipping and Logistics world from several countries in Africa and Europe but with a greater part of it in South Africa has taken this company to a level where world class service delivery and customer satisfaction has been made our primary focus. The Finance and Administration Manager, Ms. Phoebe Muathe a Certified Public Accountant brings with her resourceful experience, having worked in different senior finance positions in Kenya in the last 15 years. The Exports Manager, Mr. Paul Erongot is a logistics and transport professional with 11 years experience in shipping, logistics and forwarding gained from international shipping and logistics organizations. He is also trained in coffee quality control having represented a coffee trader from Netherlands. The imports Manager Mr Kansiime Albert heads the customs declaration and documentation department comes with 8 years experience and continuously assists and advises our cliental in customs related matters. Our Contacts We make every effort to deal with the concerns of our customers as quickly and smoothly as possible, that is why our staff is available by telephone seven days a week, and can also be contacted by e-mail. We have listed all the important e-mail addresses and phone contacts for easy, direct access and communication. For more details, quotes or a general discussion as to how Kenfreight Uganda may be able to help you take care of all your logistical and forwarding needs, please contact our marketing department on telephone no. +256 41 286 955 / 7 or email email@example.com. Below are the specific management contacts to address your needs; General Manager :Mr Grant Gerard Telephone No. :+256-753-794-426 / +256-712-794-426 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Finance & Admin Director :Ms Phoebe Muathe Telephone No. :+256-753-786-955 / +256-712-786-955 Email :email@example.com Exports Manager :Mr Paul Erongot Telephone No. :+256-757-462-446 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Imports Manager :Mr Albert Kansiime Telephone No. :+256-755-794-426 Email :email@example.com ICD Manager :Mr Martin Soggah Telephone No. :+256-757-380-618 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Logistics Manager :Ms Joselyn Kushaba Telephone No. :+256-752-602-916 Email :email@example.com IT Manager :Mr Jude Ssemwogerere T.B Telephone No. :+256-712-311-874 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Marketing Manager :Ms Elizabeth Birungi Telephone No. :+256-714-055-108 Email :email@example.com Chief Accountant :Mr Joe Kibwota Telephone No. :+256-752-481-262 Email :firstname.lastname@example.org