A team is not a group of people that
work together. It is a group of people that 
trust each other.

SIMON SINEK

PROJECTS

Our Project Team has successfully managed project cargo for many years. Our expertise, complemented by our relationships with carriers and specialised service providers, enables us to plan and execute a tailor-made solution to handle your project cargo safely and at the lowest 
possible cost. UFFC plans a safe, on-time cargo delivery through its  attention-to-detail approach.

PROJECT CONSULTING SERVICE

We provide

  • A dedicated team per project; 24-hour access to the team during project  “Live” stage. 
  • Multi-modal advice on Air, Sea, Road and Rail projects.
  • A lift plan and tie-down recommendation.
  • Cost optimisation.
  • Equipment determination and advice (break-bulk, flat-rack, open-top  containers), which allows us to expand carrier and routing options and to minimise transport and handling costs. 
  • Staged Consignment Permit.
  • Tariff Consulting.
  • Project Planning (liaision with suppliers on cargo readiness, vessel  bookings etc).

RATE / SERVICE / CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

  • Shipping and airlines negotiation on fixed project contract rates,  services, special equipment, free demurrage days etc. 
  • Insurance requirements, including access to cargo at the supplier’s
  • premises, loading at port, off-loading at port, project site etc.
  • Quality inspections.
  • Crating, packing and lashing.  
  • Rigging (contract, rates, equipment, services, personnel, including  loading/off-loading at origin and destination). 
  • Transport (police permits, route surveys, escort vehicles, etc).
  • Staging the cargo (arrival on project site).
  • Arranging storage of cargo for “draw-off”.
  • Providing on-site representation during loading and unloading.
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