Unitrans Freight Forwarding & Clearing

About Us

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International Agent Network

International Representation

Freight Forwarding

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.
 

VALUE ADDED SERVICES

Indent monitoring

Track and Trace

Cross Trade

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

Inco Terms 2010

UFFC facillitates cargo movement foreach of the Inco terms illustrated below.

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Estimates

Our proficient Estimators will ensure that you receive expedient estimates, at a competitive turn-around time, taking into account the international time differences. This service is complimentary and facilitates accurate planning and costing on behalf of our customer.

Please send your enquiry to:

estimates@unitrans.co.za

Tel +27 87 358 9808

Ocean freight

UFFC offers a global 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.

Break Bulk - UFFC have the expertise to facilitate the seamless movement of out-of-gauge cargo of any commodity  

VALUE ADDED SERVICES 

Palletisation

Shrink wrapping

Dangerous goods

Perishables

Out-Of-Gauge cargo

Ro-Ro

Project Cargo:  UFFC moves whole industries across the oceans, covering the full spectrum of global freight management and the transportation of equipment and material.

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, 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.

 

VALUE ADDED SERVICES 

Off Airport delivery

Up-to-date tracking

Services

Economy

Standard

Air Charter

Priority

Consolidation 

Exports

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.

 

VALUE ADDED SERVICES 

Certificates of Origin

Shrink Wrapping

Palletising

Fumigation

Quality Inspections- (e.g. 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:

Customs declarations on imports & exports

Refund & Drawback Applications

Tariff Determinations

Rebate & Bond store registrations

Importer and Exporter registration

 Customs compliance matters

Acquittals

Valuation Rulings

Project Management

At UFFC we evaluate your project requirements and offer you a taolir-made solution across all transport modes, resulting in -on-time and on-budget delivery.

  • Time, cost and quality management of project cargo
  • Staged consignments
  • Sequence delivery

Contacts

HEAD OFFICE

JOHANNESBURG OFFICE

28 Dan Jacobs Road, Alrode, Alberton 1451

Tel: +27 87 358 9808

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DURBAN OFFICE

91 Archary Road, Clairwood, 4001

Tel: +27 31 465 1234

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CAPE TOWN OFFICE

86 Fitzmaurice Str., Epping, 7475

Tel: +27 21 505 6490  

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  • BBBEE Status - levlevel 4
  • Procurement Recognition 100%

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