With Unitrans Freight Forwarding & Clearing (UFFC), you benefit from our careful selection of first class air & sea freight carriers. Our experienced local personnel offer country-specific expertise and will handle your cargo in a flexible, precise and reliable manner.
We subscribe to international and domestic security requirements, stipulated by the authorities of each Country in which we do business. The negotiations of annual contracts guarantee that our Customers benefit from our collective buying power.
Our Forwarding team prides itself on their constant communication with both our overseas partners, as well as our valued Customers, sending status reports as per the individual needs of our customers business.
Track and Trace
We negotiate named accounts based on our Customer’s volume.
UFFC offers a global door-to-door service, covering container ports worldwide, with planned space allocations and regional in-land logistics agreements via our carefully selected overseas agents. We make use of the services of the world’s best ocean carriers, guaranteeing our customers a large choice of sailings and the best possible transit times. We continuously strive to offer improved services, we commit to pro-active communication, informing you on time, should anything unexpected happen with your shipment. UFFC offers the full spectrum Import and Export ocean freight solutions, namely;
* FCL-(Full Container Loads)
Individual solutions are offered to meet our customer’s individual requirement. Included herein is the loading and unloading of containers, should this be a requirement, import & export customs clearing and seamless tracking of containers.
* LCL-(Lesser Container Loads)
In partnership with only the most reliable and neutral NVOCC’s, we are able to offer personalised LCL & LCL/FCL services. A weekly pick-up and shipping is offered throughout all trading countries.
We have the expertise to facilitate the seamless movement of out-of-gauge cargo of any commodity.
At UFFC we have well established relationships and strong buying power with all airlines serving South Africa.
We strike the right balance between time-sensitive and price-sensitive cargo, meeting our customer’s needs. We will provide a single, dedicated point of contact. Our global network of partners, are carefully selected to compliment our service excellence.
Off Airport delivery
Our services include Economy, Standard, Air Charter, Priority and Consolidation.
Whether it is Air, Sea or Road exports, our experienced specialist export team members will come up with the most cost-effective and efficient way to move your goods.
We will ensure that you have a full understanding of all the required documentation.
Certificates of Origin
For example SGS& Bureau Veritas
At UFFC, we take the complexity out of the Customs clearing process.
As an accredited Customs Clearing Agent we are able to provide clearances via our EDI linked on-line computer system. We are able to provide line-by-line costings, tailor-made to our Customer’s needs.
The extensive regulatory knowledge of our team of customs experts means that we are able to provide advice on an extensive range of services, including but not limited to the list alongside.
Customs Clearing (Import, Export, Bond, Rebate & Road clearances)
Tariff Classifications & Rulings
Permit Applications & Management
Rebate Store (Applications and Compliance Audits)
Bond Store (Applications and Compliance Audits)
Refunds & Drawback Applications (including APDP)
Compliance Audits & Investigations
Customs Accreditation Applications
Applications for Importer & Exporter Registration (DA185 , AGOA, SADC, EUR)
Company information amendments