Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight Services

Sea freight is one of the major service that we offer in Firstlane Logistics. We handle both import & export by sea through Mombasa and Inland container depot in Nairobi (ICDE). We have well-trained staff who have wide knowledge about ocean freight. We have established good relationships with major carriers that operate from/to Kenya and this makes us have access to most privileges like competitive rates, free days, space booking during peak seasons & critical times, extra attention, last-minute booking and import container deposit waiver for imports. Full container loads (FCL) and Less than Container Loads (LCL) are expertly shipped around the world using a network of trusted carriers. computerized consignment tracking facilities export and import consolidation services world-wide NVOCC services continuous groupage services marine Insurance documentation packing.

Garments/Apparels/Fabric

We handle garments/fabric from/to Kenya by sea. 90% of the garment and fabric exports/imports are exempted from taxes because they are from/to the EPZA where they move under customs bond. We have well trained and experienced staff handling the documentation and supervision of such sensitive shipments. Since 70% of the total garments from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania are destined to USA, we have gone an extra mile to understand all US/Canada import requirements like ISF, AMS submissions etc. and their timelines.

Garments on Hanger

Firstlane Logistics (K) Ltd offers Garment On Hanger (GOH) (also known in certain circles as Hangtainer) containers are standard/dry containers that are converted/outfitted to be able to safely and conveniently carry garments on hangers – the same way you see them hanging in all the major retail stores.The retail companies benefit a lot in terms of time, labour and money by using GOH for their garment imports as they can move the garments from the container to the shop floor directly and in a good condition.

Flat Rack Container Shipments

Firstlane Logistics (K) Ltd handles Out of Gauge (OOG) cargo with precision and care Out of Gauge Cargo is a load that cannot be shipped in a standard six wall transport container. This term loosely classifies all kinds of freight, which dimensions exceed maximum dimensions of a 40’ HC container.

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