Services

We provide a comprehensive door-to-door service for consignments of any size by air, sea or road to and from anywhere in the world and throughout South Africa. The team at GI Freight Services will assist you with advise and information to ensure foreign country compliance, making the export of your goods a stress-free experience.

SEA IMPORT & EXPORT

Having well established relationships with all shipping lines servicing South Africa, GI Freight Services is able to consider and meet our clients’ individual needs when selecting the appropriate shippingline to handle their shipments.nnWe provide a complete package of logistics services through our global network of partners. nWe can offer a single-source solution to and from any point worldwide keeping you informed of your shipment status at every step.

LOCAL ROAD FREIGHT

GI Freight Services has developed excellent relations with reliable road freight operators across Southern Africa, ensuring access to modern, well-maintained vehicles for the transport of your cargo.

AIR IMPORT & EXPORTS

We provide a complete package of air logistics services through our global network of partners. Our experienced staff are trained to handle the complexities global shipping on our clients’ behalf.nnWe can offer a single-source solution to and from any point worldwide keeping you informed of your shipment status at every step.

CUSTOMS CLEARING

GI Freight Services offers customs clearance at all major ports and airports in South Africa. Import duties, taxes and Customs VAT are often levied on international shipments, calculations for these taxes are based on the shipment value. A reasonable idea of the amount payable to the Customs Department of the destination country beforehand by providing the commercial invoice with the value and a detailed description of the goods being shipped.

CROSS-BORDER TRUCKING

Over Border Trucking to Consolidation Loads & Full Truck Loads (SADC Countries) o Monthly Malawi o Weekly Mozambique o Weekly Zambia o Weekly Zimbabwe o Weekly Botswana o Weekly Lesotho o Weekly Namibia o Weekly eSwatini

ATA CARNET

The ATA carnet is similar to the temporary import. The only difference is that the security deposit is lodged in the country of origin. The ATA carnet system eliminates the need for customs declaration, by giving instant recognition and acceptability by customs officials. The ATA carnet system is more expeditious than the temporary import.

ADDITIONAL Services

Our company specializes in:

•             FCL & LCL to and from all major markets

•             Global cargo consolidation

•             Multimodal Transportation

•             Container stripping / break bulk

•             Over-sized Cargo/Project Cargo

•             Real time information systems

Incoterms

The Incoterms or International Commercial Terms are a series of pre-defined commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce relating to international commercial law.

INCOTERMS 2020