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Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya



Clearing and forwarding companies in Kenya acts like an intermediary between a shipper (person shipping or cargo owners) and other logistics providers on chain supply logistics. Clearing and forwarding agents in Kenya have proved to be a vital part of chain supply logistics.

Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya

Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya are also called Shipping Companies, Clearing & Forwarding Agents, Custom Clearing Agents, Custom Clearance, customs brokerage, shipping Agents and Logistics Consultants, Kenya Sea Freight Forwarders, Air Freight Forwarders and Cargo Shipping Agents.

Clearing and Forwarding Agents Companies in Kenya

Services Offered by Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya

Kenya’s Clearing and Forwarding Agents Companies or Customs agents are logistics experts with a very good knowledge of the state of the import-export customs clearance and are well informed of Kenya’s and east Africa common economy customs regulations governance.

Clearing & Forwarding Agents knows and understands the major rules and regulations applicable in the international clearance and forwarding process in Kenya, east Africa and their international trade partners. It would be a wise step to hire a clearance and forwarding agent if you are planning to ship products from different country to Kenya or through Kenya. In some countries Kenya and east African states being an example its mandatory to use Clearing & Forwarding Agents for your import or export at the customs declarations.

Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya – Practice

Clearing & Forwarding Agents in Kenya performs the following functions:

  1. Creating an invoice for international shipping,
  2. Making arrangements for the shipment pickup and cargo delivery reports,
  3. Arranging and coordinating customs for attaching warehousing,
  4. Thoroughly completing all the documentation work required for your shipment,
  5. Confirming the delivery of your shipment.

Clearing & Forwarding Agents have established relationship with shipping lines, sea, air and land transportation system including rail services, trucking, and shipping ocean liners. Once the shipment has been handed over to the Clearing & Forwarding Companies Agents, the shipper or the cargo owners can rely on clearing and forwarding agents for timely shipping and safe delivery of the cargo.

A good Clearing and Forwarding Company will always be perfect in logistics skills of how to arrange for careful shipping of cargo whether they are dangerous cargo or require any additional support meets the shippers’’ specific wishes all along the sailing or shipping routes.

Clearing and Forwarding Agents in Kenya – Charges

Clearing and Forwarding Agents calculation of clearance and freight charges depends upon the distance and other arrangements made thereof for the safety of the product such as refrigeration facility, container facility, or some other sort of preservation facility is required, or if there is any hazardous material included in the package, or the number of carriers that would be required to carry the goods, etc.

Clearing & Forwarding Agents calculate all these factors for selecting the best bid then add their own fee and then give the client a cost.

If the Clearing and Forwarding Agents agree with shipper or cargo owner over the same frames of price, time and task, then it becomes the responsibility of the Clearing & Forwarding Agents to ship the assigned cargo to the destination.

Clearing and forwarding companies in Kenya

Clearing and forwarding companies in Kenya

Clearing and Forwarding Agents in Kenya – Custom Brokers

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Customs brokerage is a profession that involves the clearing or forwarding of shipment through customs barriers for importers and exporters. This involves the preparation of shipping documentation and electronic submissions, the calculation and the customs taxes, excise duties and levies payment on behalf of the exporter / Importer generaly what we know as custom clearance.

Customs brokers also facilitate communication between the importer/exporter and clearing, forwarding agents and customs authorities. Customs brokers in the Kenya may also prepare and submit documentation through clearing and forwarding agents to notify or obtain the clearance from customs and other government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, the Kenya ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries, Kenya Wildlife Service, and many others.

Kenya Customs broker’s needs to be familiar with the Kenya customs clearing tariff schedule, a listing of duty rates for imported items, and the regulations governing importations to Kenya. Kenya’s Exports does not have as much regulations as the imports, so one will always export from Kenya easily.

Kenya Customs brokers may need to advise importers regarding their imports, country of origin marking requirements or the precise paperwork requirements for a shipment subject to Kenya customs or Kenya bureau of standards’ requirements, shipping and other logistics.

With customs brokers’ Knowledge of the importation requirements of each type of shipment can avoid costly delays or seizure of the merchandise. Many customs brokers specialize in certain types of transactions, such as freight forwarding, clearing the crew and manifest of large cargo vessels.

Kenya Customs brokers can be located at border towns to clear merchandise on transit or sent in bond a large number are located in Nairobi and around major airports but most are located in Mombasa city, around kilindini harbor or basically tend to be concentrated around ports with international traffic where shipment freights are frequent and around customs remittance offices.

Customs brokers normally arrange the forwarding, clearing, and transshipment, delivery, of customs cleared shipments through relationships with other logistics companies.

Customs brokers are not Kenya government or Kenya customs authority employees and should not be confused with Customs agents, although in some countries the term customs agent may mean customs broker and also in Kenya clearing and forwarding agents tend to be referred as customs agents or even customs brokers.

Custom brokers may be employed by or affiliated with clearing agents or freight forwarders, but may be independent businesses or may be employed by shipping lines, importers, exporters, trade authorities and customs brokerage firms which will be referred to as clearing and forwarding companies. Many customs brokers acts for clearing and forwarding companies but qualified customs brokers must pass an examination and background check to become licensed.

Kenya customs brokers are licensed by the Kenya Revenue Authority which heads Kenya Customs and Kenya Airport Authority and Kenya Port Authority a body that licenses clearing and forwarding companies, logistics, shipping lines and any other person handling customs duty and levies.

East African Common Economy will not require licensing customs brokers and clearing agents operating in a second the East African Country.

List of Clearing and Forwarding Companies in Kenya

  1. Kenkal Ship & General Contractors Ltd
  2. Dallas Holdings Ltd
  3. Aquaero Cargo Co Ltd
  4. Mitchell Cotts Freight Kenya Ltd
  5. ABA Freight Logistics
  6. Abaadila Enterprises Ltd
  7. Abexims Freight Masters Ltd
  8. Absolute Freight Services and Logistics Ltd.
  9. Acacia Systems Ltd
  10. Access Shipping & Logistics Ltd
  11. Act Kenya Agencies
  12. Action Business Systems Ltd
  13. Action Freight Ltd.
  14. Active Line Ltd
  15. Adair Cargo Services Ltd
  16. Adex Kenya Ltd
  17. Aditest Agencies
  18. Advent Logistics Services
  19. Aela Co Ltd
  20. Aero Marine Cargo Services Ltd
  21. Aeromarine Logistics(K) Ltd
  22. Aeropath Kenya Ltd
  23. Aerospace Consortium
  24. Afri Global Ltd
  25. African Salihiya Cargo & Clearing Ltd
  26. Afrilog Ltd
  27. Afrique Freight Services Ltd
  28. Afro Freight Forwarders Ltd
  29. Afro Sea Link (K) Ltd
  30. Afrofreight Forwarders Ltd
  31. Agility Logistics
  32. Agility Logistics Ltd
  33. Ahero Freight Forwarders
  34. Air Maritime (K) Ltd
  35. Aircom Cargo Logistics Ltd
  36. Airspeed Cargo Services Ltd
  37. Airwings Ltd
  38. Akarim Agencies Co Ltd
  39. Akiba Air Cargo Ltd
  40. Al – Sea Forwarders
  41. Al Heelam Clearing and Forwarding
  42. Al Heelam Travel/Tours Ltd
  43. Al-Afif Global Agencies
  44. Al-Ashraf Trading Co Ltd
  45. Al-Itgan Clearing & Forwarding Co Ltd
  46. Al-Mubarak Forwarders
  47. Alexandria FF Ltd
  48. Alitgan Clearing & Forwarding
  49. Alkasum Freighters
  50. Allcliff Agencies
  51. Alliance Cargo Forwarders Ltd
  52. Alliance Logistics Centre
  53. Allports Forwarders Ltd
  54. Almug (K) Ltd
  55. Aloys & Roy Freight Systems Co Ltd
  56. Alpha Logistics (K) Ltd
  57. Alpine Swift Services (K) Ltd
  58. Alvine Forwarders Co Ltd
  59. Amal Freighters & Forwarders Ltd
  60. Amazon Freight Ltd
  61. Amer Traders Ltd
  62. Ameritrans Freight International Ltd
  63. Ammona forwarders
  64. Ammona Forwarders Limited
  65. Andy Forwarders Services
  66. Andy Forwarders Services Ltd
  67. Ankester Logistics Limited
  68. Annointed Freighters
  69. Anthill Freight Ltd
  70. Anytime Clearing & Forwading
  71. Archon Marine Shipping and Logistics Ltd
  72. Arcpro Logistics Ltd
  73. Arcpro Logistics Ltd
  74. Armstrong Clearing & Forwarding Agency Ltd
  75. Aro Cargo Clearing & Forwarding
  76. Around The World Merchandise
  77. Asfaw Trading Co Ltd
  78. Asiafrique Logistics
  79. Ask Cargo Ltd
  80. Associated lines ltd
  81. Associated Lines Ltd
  82. Australian Unitech Freighters (K) Ltd
  83. Azusa Ltd
  84. B T A Bigtimer Agencies Ltd
  85. Bahari Forwarders Ltd
  86. Bajaber Freighters Ltd
  87. Bakriz Holdings Ltd
  88. Baphilda Kenya Ltd
  89. Bario Exim Services
  90. Bayland Freight Agencies
  91. Beacon Movers (K) Ltd
  92. Beacon Movers (K) Ltd
  93. Beacon Movers Kenya Ltd
  94. Beana Trade Agents
  95. Beeline Enterprises Ltd
  96. Bemacy Freighters Ltd
  97. Bemm Importers & Exporters Ltd
  98. BenAfrica Kenya Ltd
  99. BenAfrica Kenya Ltd
  100. Beneli Freighters Limited
  101. Benjo Cargo Services
  102. Benlloyd Holdings Ltd
  103. Best Freighters Ltd
  104. Bestfast Cargo (K) Ltd
  105. Bestfreight Conveyors Ltd
  106. Bestlines Express (K) Ltd
  107. Better Best Services Ltd
  108. Beyond Africa Freighters Ltd
  109. Bigmack Agency
  110. Bikha Agencies Ltd
  111. Bin Zain Logistics Ltd
  112. Blaze Cargo Ltd
  113. Bluewave Logistics Services Ltd
  114. Bluewave LogisticsServices Ltd
  115. Bolfa Cargo Logistics Ltd
  116. Bondeni Kaya Ltd
  117. Bonfide C & F Co Ltd
  118. Bonne Freight Ltd
  119. Borborei Freighters Ltd
  120. Borderlink Agencies
  121. Bosco Group of Companies
  122. Bosmac Clearing & Forwarding
  123. Box Clever (K) Ltd
  124. Bretty Agencies Ltd
  125. Bright & Best Ltd
  126. Bright Field Cargo Ltd
  127. Brightways Air Services Ltd
  128. Bristish Airways World Cargo
  129. Brits Freighters Ltd
  130. Broadfields Ltd
  131. Broadway Express
  132. C B F Ltd
  133. Call Fast Services Ltd
  134. Call Fast Services Ltd
  135. Calofrona Clearing & Forwarding
  136. Care Freight Clearing
  137. Cargill Kenya Ltd
  138. Cargo Commercial Winds
  139. Cargo World Aviation Ltd
  140. Cargolux (Kenya) Ltd
  141. Cargomart Ltd
  142. Cargostars Kenya Limited
  143. Casements (A) Ltd
  144. Castle Freight Co Ltd
  145. Catesam Enterprises
  146. Certis Co Ltd
  147. Chada Freight
  148. Chaiso Agencies Ltd
  149. Challenger Cargo Carriers Ltd
  150. Channel Enterprises Ltd
  151. Chapet Cargo Services
  152. Charities Logistics Ltd
  153. Charmael Freighters
  154. Chasefast Logistics Ltd
  155. Chershire Freight Ltd
  156. Chorua Co Ltd
  157. Chris Cargo Handling
  158. Chromel Freighters Ltd
  159. Cien Freight Forwarders Ltd
  160. Circle Freight Services
  161. Circlelines Agency Ltd
  162. Citizen Clearing
  163. City Cartech Enterprises
  164. Clamexim Company Ltd
  165. Clearing & Forwarding Agencies
  166. Clearing Master
  167. Clearpack Freight Services Ltd
  168. Clever (K) Ltd
  169. Clique Agencies Ltd
  170. CMA CGM Kenya Ltd
  171. Coastal Clearing Co
  172. COIMEX S.A.R.L
  173. Collect Handling Services Ltd
  174. Commercial Forwarders Ltd
  175. Concise Freighters Limited
  176. Condor Maritime Services (K) Ltd
  177. Conken Cargo Forwarding Ltd
  178. Consolidated Warehouses Ltd
  179. Contilogic Forwarders Ltd
  180. Continental Logistics Network Ltd
  181. Conventional Cargo Conveyors Ltd
  182. Conventional Cargo Conveyors Ltd
  183. Corner Garage Transport Ltd
  184. Cornerstone Limited
  185. Cornwall Traders
  186. Corporate Aviation Ltd
  187. Cosag Trading Co Ltd
  188. Creative Freight Handling Ltd
  189. Crescent Transportation Co Ltd
  190. Cross Ocean Ltd
  191. Crossland
  192. Crystal Freight Ltd
  193. CYKA Shipping & Logistics (EA) Ltd
  194. Daima Cargo Forwarders Ltd
  195. Dalexy freighters ltd
  196. Dalsan Freighters Ltd
  197. Dart Express Kenya (PVT) Ltd
  198. Daveair Carriers Ltd
  199. DB Schenker
  200. DB Schenker
  201. Dean Logistics Ltd
  202. Dear Cargo Forwarders Ltd
  203. Decoship Services Ltd
  204. Deepmark Cargo
  205. Dejas Enterprises Ltd
  206. Demael Enterprises
  207. Destiny Cargo Handling Ltd
  208. Deugro East Africa Ltd
  209. Development Initiative, The (TDI)
  210. DHL Global Forwarding (K) Ltd
  211. Diamond Acres Ltd
  212. Difam Freight (K) Ltd
  213. Digeta Agencies Ltd
  214. Dilole Enterprises
  215. Diverse Cargo Marine Air C & F Service
  216. Dock Suppliers
  217. Dolphin Cargo Ltd
  218. Dominion Freight (Kenya) Ltd
  219. Donwell Technical Services Ltd
  220. Doric Enterprises Ltd
  221. Duke International Ltd
  222. Dunguni Agencies
  223. Duniya Forwarders
  224. Dynamic Cargo – Link International
  225. Dynamic Cargo – Link International
  226. Eagles General Enterprises
  227. Earth Link Freighters Ltd
  228. East African Express Ltd
  229. Eastern Global Ltd
  230. Echken Agencies
  231. Economic Carriers Ltd
  232. Edga Services Ltd
  233. Eldocon Forwarders Ltd
  234. Eldom Shippers Ltd
  235. Elimara Cargo Freighters
  236. Elka Cargo (K) Ltd
  237. Ellite Freight Forwarders Ltd
  238. Em-Lel Freight Forwarders
  239. Emasa Kenya Clearing & Forwarding Ltd
  240. Emeraldfreight International Limited
  241. Emmarn Ltd
  242. Endip Freighters Co Ltd
  243. Enfiel Forwarders Ltd
  244. Epic Freight Ltd
  245. Equatorial Cargo Services
  246. Eremo Stores Ltd
  247. Eridos Company
  248. Esidende Freight Agency
  249. Eston Cargo Links
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