OUR SERVICES

WHAT WE OFFER

CLEARING & FORWARDING

As a customs freight forwarding firm, Starlines Logistics SMC Ltd, deals with all Customs Clearing and Customs documentations submitted, export permissions of controlled goods, Temporary export procedures, Permanent export procedures, and export record maintenance.

AIR FREIGHT

Starlines Logistics SMC Ltd is supported by a highly experienced team in Customs regulations in all aspects of organizing air transportation; hence we are pleased to be your preferred agent for your airfreight needs. We are capable to move single or complex shipments by air at any time, to and from most parts of the world.

We provide inward and outward rail transport services to and from Kampala to the Port of Mombasa; this will include logistical services like inland transportation from country of origin and destination. We outsource a variety of conventional railway wagons, fitting platforms directly from the main Railroad Company.

RAIL-FREIGHT

We provide inward and outward rail transport services from Mombasa to Kampala. This includes logistical services like inland transportation from Mombasa port to Kampala.

TRANSIT CARGO/ CROSS BORDER TRANSIT

We provide total freight solutions to transit cargo from any point of the world to the Ugandan neighboring countries i.e. Southern Sudan, Kenya Rwanda and Burundi and DRC Congo.

ROAD FREIGHT

Starlines Logistics SMC Ltd provides dedicated regional road freight services for perishable goods, fuel and dry cargo, by means of hired fleet, with expert skills in crossing border procedures. This service includes full, part and consolidation loads.

SEA FREIGHT

Should you need an international sea freight forwarder with the experience, knowledge and industry relationships to manage every aspect of the process, from booking your cargo to arranging pickup and delivery to performing shipping documentation; be assured that Starlines Logistics SMC Ltd is the right company to give you the services. Always working with the world’s largest international carriers, we are able to offer competitive freight rates combined with dependable sailing schedules from and to most major ports. Our Import and Export departments will help move your sea freight shipment to its destination in one seamless process.

FREIGHT CONSOLIDATION/GROUPAGE SERVICES

Because we are aware of the challenges faced by several traders, provision is made for consolidated containerized cargo. Together with well-connected experts in the major trading business centers such as Dubai, Mumbai, China and Mombasa, we are able to make timely adjustments for all types of incoming goods. All we require of our clients is to avail us with accurate documents ascertaining the nature and ownership of the goods in transit to enable the swift handling of the requisite processes leading to release of cargo thereby easing business.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROCESSING CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  1. Original Commercial Invoice
  2. Original Packing list
  3. Original Bill of Lading (For imports by Sea)
  4. Original Airway Bill (for imports by Air)
  5. Original Rail Consignment Notes (For Imports by Rail)
  6. Original Freight Invoice (C.I.F Mombasa Terms – For Sea Freight Shipments)
  7. Insurance Certificate (If Goods are Insured)
  8. PVoC (Certificate Of Conformity)
  9. Pro forma Invoice
  10. Certificate of Origin
  11. Permits (If Necessary)
  12. Original and Translated Certificates of Cancellation
  13. Permanent export for vehicles
  14. Road Transit Customs Document (Commonly known as C630 prepared at seaport and entry port in Uganda) URA form 1 for motor vehicles
ROAD-FREIGHT - SHIPMENTS
  • Bill of Lading (For the shipments coming by sea then road freight to Uganda, like the ones coming through the Ports Mombasa port or Dar-es-salaam)
  • Road Consignment Note (For the shipments originating from any country coming direct to Uganda by road freight, like from South Africa etc.)
  • Supplier’s Invoice.
  • PVoC Pre-export Verification Certificate Of Conformity)
ROAD-FREIGHT EXPORT - SHIPMENTS
  • Export Invoice (To be provided by the client, must state exportation reason, whether temporary or permanent, for repair, returning to supplier after temporary importation, wrongly supplied).
  • Road Consignments Note (To be provided by the Agent / Transporter, declaring weight of the shipment, number of packages, driver’s name, truck number, invoice number, description of goods, supplier and consignee, destination of the cargo)
  • Export Permits (Only if applicable).
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Sales Agreement
  • T1
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Fumigation Certificate
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Import Permit for restricted imports like drugs, arms and ammunitions, fertilizers, live animals, soil etc.
AIR-FREIGHT EXPORT - SHIPMENTS
  • Export Invoice (To be provided by the client, must state the exportation reason, like Temporary for repair, permanently returning to supplier or wrongly supplied returning to supplier).
  • Air waybill (To be provided by the Agent / Forwarder, will require weight of the cargo, dimensions, number of packages or pieces, transit / connection point).
  • Export permits / Certificate of origin ( To be advised if applicable, will be processed by Starlines logistics SMC Ltd)
INLAND TRANSPORTATION - ROAD FREIGHT
  • Airway bill (which will clearly indicates Starlines Logistics SMC Ltd as notified clearing firm/agent)
  • Supplier’s invoice.
  • PVoC (Certificate Of Conformity)

NOTE:

The documents will be required at least three days before departure of the shipment. This is just in a bid to handle our clients well and make sure that paper work is processed in a timely manner.

LOCATION

Plot 114/112. Nakawa.Kampala.

Akamwesi building Nakawa, Port bell road 3rd floor Room 34.

CONTACTS

+256 77459292

+256 701459290