Sea Freight (FCL/LCL)
DFL Africa offer sea freight clearing and forwarding solutions to cater to the diverse needs of our clients.
We can meet all your sea freight logistics needs around the world. Whether you’re shipping smallest to largest consignments to any part of the world, just reckon on us, as it reaches your freights to the designated place at the earliest opportunity.
With no restrictions in the size and weight of the goods, we provide a full array of ocean freight forwarding and clearing services like door to door pick up and managing shipping documents. We operate in a very flexible way with alternative ways of delivering the goods in case of strikes, bad weather and riots.
We provide comprehensive services to almost all seaport locations. For this, we have an excellent network with several shipping lines throughout the world. Our experienced management also provide customized solutions based on what the client requires.
Our customized sea freight services includes :
- Full-container-load (FCL) Consolidation
- Less-than-container-load (LCL) Consolidation
- Multimodal Transportation by Sea/Air/Road
- Worldwide Consolidation Service
- Dry or liquid bulk shipments
- Refrigerated Services for perishable products
- Freight Insurance and packing options
- Automated documentation
- Cargo Tracking System
- Domestic and International Freight
- Door to Door Service
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DFL Africa specializes in Air Freight, Air Cargo, Air Charter, and Air Freight Tracking at competitive prices.
With a comprehensive range of air freight services we meet your air freight requirements with reliability and a professional touch.
We offer consolidations along with chartering of aircrafts as and when required. The vast number of destinations covered from JKIA Nairobi, Kenya’s biggest airport and the large volumes handled by our Nairobi terminal enable us to consolidate direct containers to specific locations which in turn enables us to control transit time and cost and hence we are able to offer air freight services at competitive rates.
We work closely with you to find the most suitable freight for your air shipment then select the most appropriate air carrier for your air freight that gives you a head start over other air freight companies. The numerous freights from Nairobi and to Nairobi guarantees your freight will arrive in time. With our air freight tracking systems also provide air freight customer with freight schedule and to provide real time updates.
We provide efficient inward and outward air freight consolidation service to East African exporters and importers importing through Nairobi Kenya. We ensure that there is no mid-point break bulk so that possible chances of freight mishandling can be avoided. The alacrity with which we work shows our ability to handle fragile and sensitive freights. We have a committed network of integrated air and ground services that enables us to handle from pick up to prompt delivery of your freight and guarantees the same day delivery within Nairobi and 24hrs Delivery in 200km radius from JKIA Nairobi.
Air Freight Forwarding Services Offered:
- Freight – Direct & Consolidation Services.
- Automated Shipment Status Tracking.
- Multi-Modal Transport Operators.
- Warehousing & Distribution.
Our vessels are geared with capable cranes that enable us to load and discharge your cargo at all ports on our schedule – including our island and regional ports. Once we receive your cargo our highly skilled and experienced operations staff ensure that your cargo receives the careful handling and attention to detail it deserves.
We offer a one-stop reliable service which includes:
- Dedicated expertise and personal care.
- Fast response time to your enquiry.
- An extensive network and frequent sailing schedules.
- Coordination with in-house logistics provider to provide door-to-door delivery
Oil and Gas Logistics
DFL Africa’s Oil & Gas experts provide a full range of onshore and offshore services. Customized logistics solutions for specific needs. And turnkey solutions 24/7. From supply chain management, new building and conversions through to the transportation of heavy-lift structures and logistics support for offshore and onshore assets in operations. All supported by our in-house transport engineering division.
Oil and gas logistics require experienced, dedicated services. There is no room for error. Mistakes can be costly.
Project Cargo Handling
Managing heavy lift projects requires special expertise, care and detailing. We have built a formidable reputation in Project Cargo Logistics and heavy lift shipments with our dedicated operations team who have a thorough understanding of handling cargo’s with ports, customs and transport agencies.
We offer innovative Project Cargo Handling solutions as well as technical engineering services to manage the project completely from start to finish, ensuring timely delivery of your valuable goods.
Over the years, we have managed several high-value project cargoes, offering our customers world-class Project Cargo Services at minimum costs. Regardless of the shipment’s destination, our team handles every consignment in a customized manner, planning and engineering all the required points in detail (including a rigging study to ensure maximum safety throughout the lifting procedures).
A good rapport with liners and break bulk operators helps us to offer our customers and partners a competitive service.
We strive to extend standard services across vast distances and through rough terrain all across East Africa. Our motivated staff and our expertise in the industry always keep us on schedule by rail and road.
We provide relocation and movement of both of bulk and containerized goods. We offer a variety of transport solutions, be it groupage or other transport services such as part and full load shipments by road, railways or a combination of two.
Marine Cargo Insurance, covers all methods transportation (Land, Sea and Air) for physical loss or damage to goods whilst in transit.
Cover range from and All Risks to specific named perils. Coverage can be arranged on Open Cover Policy if shipments are frequent. Under this agreement we will insure all goods falling within the scope of the Open Cover Policy in according to pre-agreed terms, rates and conditions. Alternatively we would be happy to provide insurance per shipment.
Transport – Inland Transportation for FCL, LCL, Ex Factories and warehouses
We have at our disposal a fleet of over 80 trucks, ranging from small vans to low-loaders of up to 60 tons, including long haulage trucks. This is a service that we can provide countrywide.
With the high demand for cargo destined to the East and Central African Region Deccan Freight Logistics Ltd has expanded its operations to regional countries which include handling of transit goods and transportation services to Uganda, Rwanda, DR Congo and South Sudan.
With your kind support, we are confident that we will succeed in contributing positively to the future growth and stability of your esteemed organization.
DFL Africa can customize and design transportation solutions to transport your freight at the speed and ease. DFL Africa has been in the transport logistics for several years and our transport segment delivers freight to numerous customers spread across east Africa namely Kenya, Uganda, Northern Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Southern Sudan and DR Congo.
We can combine the economy of rail transport with road transport handling for seamless door-to-door service and savings. Our transport network throughout Kenya, Uganda, Northern Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Southern Sudan and DR Congo and large transport trucks, closed body trailers, flat bed trailers and low loaders fleet are aligned to offer transport applications suitable for all transportation needs. Whether your freight requires rail transport or road transportation service, door-to-door transport, coast-to-coast transport, or cross-border transportation, DFL Africa is the solution.
Container Transport Mode (Container on Flat Bed)
DFL Africa can also supplement road transport fleet with our access to our East Africa railway transport line. DFL Africa is capable of transporting heavy and bulk cargo on Low Loader, rail and can also transport transit cargo on rail and low-loaders.
Heavy Haulage – Low-Loader Transportation
DFL Africa transportation Low Loaders comprise of a variety of unique low loader trailer configurations, DFL Africa is still constantly engineering new low loader transport solutions for our customers’ Low Loader Transportation requirements.
Heavy Equipment Transport
Whether it is around town or interstate DFL Africa has the low loaders and heavy transport equipments to transport any sized machines. We have low loader expertise required to transport, arrange all the permits, liase with police, load and unload cranes.
Mining Equipment Transport
DFL Africa Low loader transport offers transportation services for heavy equipment utilizing their low loader trailers and has experienced transporting a range of Mining equipments.
The shipowner owns and operates the vessel and wants to maximise freight but with a reliable and solvent customers and at best possible contract terms.
The broker bridges the gap between the charterer and the shipowner by using market knowledge to guide both parties.
Warehousing/ Distribution Services
We offer and professional Packaging and removal services for both office and residential goods. Our high quality packaging materials protection for cargo including fragile goods. The packaging division is manned by experienced personnel who have the ability and skills to pack all type of goods including valuables.
We provide bonded, transit or short term warehousing services for various commodities. Our warehouse services ensure that all consignments entrusted to our care are stored and managed in a safe, compliant and professional manner.
Once your products are stored with us, we take complete care in not only ensuring they are kept stored at the correct temperature, but carefully monitoring stock levels and making sure correct numbers are kept with every scheduled delivery and storage process.
Our flexibility means that we drive effortlessly with your company’s course and procedures, professionally working to your schedules without losing the personal touch or compromising on quality.
Export / Import Administration
At DFL Africa Ltd we provide Clearing and Forwarding Services with professionalism, honesty, integrity, competitive charges and speedy feedback with constant communication supported by latest technology and equipments. We also provide documentation/ customs clearance and all related paper work associated with the clearance of cargo-inbound and outbound( IMPORT/EXPORT) cargo.
All the shipping documents are delivered at your office on the subsequent day of the finalization of the shipment. We also keeps track of informing the client about the movement of their cargo until it reaches the destination ensures the client a relaxation in their works.
We ensure that each shipment is delivered with the complete documentation, prior to close-out of the schedule flight / vessel.
Customs Clearance; Local
Our primary services in custom clearing services include advice to the clients in preparing documents related to import and export, completion of appraisement and examination procedures and payments.
DFL as a Customs Clearing Agents offer wide variety of services in order to help the clients for import and export customs clearances. In order to work on import consignments we require various documents; original invoice, packing list, bill of landing/airway, bill endorsed by the importer or bank, insurance ceritificate, purchase order or letter of credit, import license and catalogue or litrature if the goods are chemical for customs clearance services. Whereas for export clearance, export license or permit and sale contracts are required along with Invoice, Packing list and shipping instruction.
- Customs Clearing Services ( Export/Import)
- Guidance and consultancy on pre and post shipment services
- Liasoning and follow up with various Govt Organisations
- Documentation procedures i.e. preparation and handling of documents
- All post shipment formalities and endorsements
- Drawback/DEPB and several other export benefits
We aim to exceed customer expectations by providing superior freight forwarding and global transportation solutions.
4th Floor, Mombasa Trade Centre,
Tel: +254 41 231 2020
0711 399 159
0737 411 737