Logistics is key to a successful export business that’s why it’s very important to understand the delivery process.
You may have great orders from prospective buyers coming in every week from around the world, a poor delivery could hinder your effort.
In the exporting process, you must understand the roles of the major players for the safe delivery of your products to your buyers.
And of course, before dispatching the products to your foreign buyers, you must understand the following:
- Delivery terminologies
- Agreed terms of trade
- Transportation modes
- Duration of shipment
- Conditions required for different products
Above all, the services of a freight forwarder in the delivery process come in handy to complement your business.
What Is Freight In Exporting Business?
Freight is a process of transporting products or goods from one country to another in the fastest and safest possible means.
So, you’re definitely going to need a trusted and reliable intermediary between you and your buyers. The intermediary is called a freight forwarder who will assist you to arrange and packaging your products (in some instances) and deliver the products to the buyer.
Using a freight forwarding company for the transportation of products has many benefits. Apart from giving you the time to concentrate on other tasks, their knowledge and expertise will complement your efforts in making sure that the exported products are safely delivered to the rightful buyer.
Factors To Consider Before Choosing a Freight Forwarding Company
Apart from identifying an experienced freight forwarding company, here are some of the factors you must consider:
1) Conduct due diligence when choosing a freight forwarder, choose one with track records
2) Know the available range of freight options available with the one you plan to use for the delivery of your products
3) Familiarize yourself with the necessary freighting requirements and documents you need to make available for the forwarder to handle your delivery.
4) Above all, you and the buyer need to understand your responsibilities in the delivery process, it’s important that both of you read INCOTERMS 2020.
Freight Forwarders in Nigeria
Below is a list of reliable and trustworthy freight forwarders in Nigeria which you can use to deliver your products to your buyers.
|Freight Companies in Nigeria||Address||Phone Number|
|Fogbo Interbiz Concepts Limited||Suite B20, First Floor, Solaron Plaza, 15 -17, Akowonjo Road, Alimosho LGA, Lagos||08073348545|
|Zidoh International Logistic||Nagaf Scretariate , Mm International Airport ,Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria,||08088759163|
|MFL Freight Service Logistics Ltd.||Suite 10, Awoniyi Elemo Street, Off Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport Road, Ajoa Estate, Lagos, Nigeria,||08033347484|
|Pet-Han Logistics And Commercial Services Ltd||Suite 3007, Block b, Anbeez Plaza,Ndola Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria||08070404712|
|Afriglobe Shipping Lines||16, Lagos- Abeokuta Exp. Way, Ikeja, Lagos||08033177008|
|Donpelmite Cargo Logistics||No 31 international airport road,Ajao , Ajao estate , Lagos , Nigeria|
|Panache Wheels Nigeria Limited||15 Ogunlowo Street , Ikeja, Lagos||07032336300|
|Matt Bim||34 adekunle akala street ajao estate ikeja Lagos , Ikeja, Lagos||08103817322|
|Kennykay Concepts||5,Mureni Street, Isolo, Lagos||08181396628|
|Shipping Empire Limited||Apapa/Tincan/Airport(Operational Office): 80, Wilmer Crescent, Behind Coconut Bus Stop, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria||08023184360|
|Mygm Management Nig. Ltd||First Floor, Shop f8, Plot 1, Zekwes Ventures Street, Abijo Gra, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos||08077017807|
|Blessing Apori Nigeria Limited||58B Awoniyi Elemo Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos,||08033049147|
|Expertly Handler Trends Limited||315, Magnet Plaza,525,Agege Motor Road, Ladipo, Lagos State,Nigeria||08033023672|
|Abtech Logistics Limited||Lagos: Suite 10 Amazing Grace Plaza, 34 Sule Street Mangoro Bus-Stop Ikeja Lagos
Abuja Office : Hawthorn Suites 1,Uke Street Garki Area 11 Abuja FCT, Lagos, Nigeria,
|Konnect Global System Ltd.||48b Fatia Irawo St Ajao Estate Lagos, Lagos||08137661506|
|Truth Key Cargo Nigeria LTD||7, Ilare Close Mafoluku Oshodi Off Airport Road Lagos, Oshodi, Lagos,||08033086231|
|Ennydam Express Logistics Services||14, Oduyemi street, Opposite Ikeja Local Govt Secretariat, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria||08021166995|
|TC Sahara||International Airport Rd, Ajao Estate, Oshodi/Isolo, Lagos,Nigeria||08023832372|
|LaPaul Logistics & Services Ltd||30/32 Abeokuta Expressway Cement-Dopem , Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria||08034492511|
|Awt Services Ltd||No 3 Unity close, off Lekan Oyekunle, Meiran road, Meiran Lagos||07031384645|
|Qualicare Global Logistics Limited||No 4 Nwobodo Eze Street Ajao Estate, Oshodi-Isolo , Lagos, Nigeria, 100263||08189408918|
|Celpha Resources Ltd||1,Oredola Olojo Street,Ajao Estate, Oshodi, Lagos/Nigeria,||08063702441|
|Africans Dream Concepts Limited||Suite 1,Export Shed,Nahco,Murtala Mohammed International Airport,Ikeja, Lagos||08034153880|
|Sibton Cargo||Cargo Terminal, M.M.I.A Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria||08063863439|
|Mouth And Wisdom Logistics||13C, Commercial Road, Apapa, Lagos||08032382695|
|ShiptoNaija||11 Ajibade Oke Street, Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos||08038642374|
|Afrisil Global Forwarding Ltd||Kamola Plaza, 31 Okota Road.Isolo,Lagos||08060635369|
|Eagle Eyes Shipping Limited||2nd Floor,No 10 Industrial Road, Off Apapa/Oshodi Expressway, Trinity Bus Stop, Olodi/Apapa , Lagos||08023226807|
|Nellosun Nigeria Limited||2nd Floor, 10,Industrial Road, By Trinity Bus Stop, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos, 23401||08181412243|
|Wadoye Nigeria Limited||Km 9, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Magboro, Lagos||0805 727 5102|
|Team Freight And Logistics Limited||12, Oke Bello Street,, Sawmill, Ifako-Gbagada, Lagos||08037971999|
|Mighty Sparrow Crown Ltd||Mko Abiola Complex Suite C2, Ikeja, Lagos||08145501555|
A freight forwarder is an intermediary between you and your buyer, as such choose a licenced company to manage the logistic aspect for you.
An international trader, you must know the required documents involved in product forwarding for the company to deliver effectively well.