Quality performance
starts with the 
right positive attitude.

JEFFREY GITOMER

OUR SERVICES

A complete end-to-end freight forwarding & clearing solution.

FREIGHT FORWARDING

With Unitrans Freight Forwarding & Clearing (UFFC), clients 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 negotiation of annual contracts guarantee that our customers benefit from our collective buying power.

Our forwarding team prides itself on its constant communication with both our overseas partners and our valued customers, sending status reports according to the individual needs of our clients' business.


FREIGHT FORWARDING VALUE ADDED SERVICES:


Indent monitoring
Track and Trace
Cross Trade

We negotiate named accounts based on our customer’s volume.

OCEAN FREIGHT

UFFC offers a global door-to- door service. We cover container ports worldwide, with
planned space allocations and regional inland logistics agreements via our carefully
selected overseas agents. We make use of the world’s best ocean carriers,
guaranteeing our customers a large choice of sailing dates and the best possible
transit times. We strive to offer improved services and commit to pro-active
communication should anything unexpected happen with your shipment. UFFC
offers the full spectrum of import and export ocean freight solutions, namely;

FCL (Full Container Loads)
We offer individual solutions to meet our customer’s individual requirements. We
include the loading and unloading of containers, should this be a requirement, import and export customs clearing and seamless tracking of containers.

LCL (Lesser Container Loads)
In partnership with the most reliable and neutral NVOCCs, we are able to offer
personalised LCL and LCL/FCL services. A weekly pick-up and shipping are offered
throughout all trading countries.


OCEAN FREIGHT VALUE ADDED SERVICES:


Palletisation
Shrink wrapping  
Dangerous goods  
Perishables  
Out-Of-Gauge cargo  
Ro-Ro  
Break Bulk

We have the expertise to facilitate the seamless movement of out-of-gauge cargo comprising any commodity.

AIR FREIGHT

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. We
provide a single, dedicated point of contact. Our global network of partners are
carefully selected to complement our service excellence.


AIR FREIGHT VALUE ADDED SERVICES:


Off-airport delivery 
Up-to-date tracking 

Our services include Economy, Standard, Air Charter, Priority and Consolidation services. 

EXPORTS

For air, sea or road exports, our experienced specialist export team will devise 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.


EXPORTS VALUE ADDED SERVICES:


Certificates of Origin
Shrink wrapping  
Palletisation  
Fumigation  
Quality Inspections
(For example, SGS & Bureau Veritas) 

CUSTOMS CLEARING & COSTING

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 VALUE ADDED SERVICES:


Customs Clearing (Import, Export, Bond, Rebate & Road clearances) 
Tariff Classifications & Rulings  
Valuation Rulings  
Permit Applications & Management  
Estimates  
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)  
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