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Containerization in Cargo Shipping

What does containerization entail an inquisitive mind would wonder! Well, this is a system of standardized freight transport that uses shipping containers that meet the ISO set conditions. The standardized containers can be loaded and unloaded or eve..

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Understanding The Shipping Incoterms

Despite being such a significant part of our everyday lives, most people don’t know much about freight and forwarding, much less the jargon associated with it. Siggol Logistics takes its time to explain to client’s terminologies used in the shipp..

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How to Choose a Reliable Logistics Partner

Logistics plays a crucial role in the booming e-commerce business when it comes to the supply chain systems. It is important to ensure that you work with a logistics partner that is reliable and will deliver you goods safely and in an effective and e..

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How to Manage Your Supply Chain and Cargo Distribution Network

When people talk about supply chain and cargo distribution network management, what they refer to is the procedures, technology, and systems that connect the customer to the supplier. At Siggol Logistics we understand that an efficien..

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Tips on how to choose cargo transport company

Cargo Transport is an enabling element in the logistics sector. Most organizations do business globally, so the economy of many countries depends on the exportation of goods worldwide. There are so many Cargo Transport Companies, and sometimes choosi..

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Role of Block Chain in the Post COVID-19 Supply Chain and Logistics.

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely attributed to a paradigm shift in the supply chain. With no affirmation of a vaccine or a cure for this pandemic, demand has spiraled off its wagon and is less likely to get back to its state before the strike of COV..

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Questions you should ask your Logistics Company

Finding a logistics company that’s good for you can be a tough decision. Beyond the initial questions of what type of service you want (land, rail, sea, air) there are other determining factors that you may want to take into account. ..

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What you need to be aware before importing any cargo to Kenya

Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVOC) Programme Is a conformity assessment procedure applied on goods destined to Kenya in the country of supply/ origin by KEBS appointed inspection agents to assess their compliance with applica..

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Electronic Cargo Tracking E-Seals

On a gazette notice dated on 13/03/2020, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) notified importers, Transporters, Customs Clearing Agents and other interested parties on the new control and safety system of the transit cargo passing through port of Mombas..

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Tips for Choosing Cargo Services

To choose the right cargo service, there are several things to take into account. The following are some of the tips you need from Siggol Logistics. THE ACCURACY AND TIMELINESS OF DELIVERY Timeliness of delivery is one o..

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Why Most Importations Are Preferably Done Via Sea

Kenya is East Africa’s main exporter as well as importer.it also has the largest growing economy. According to last year financial statistics the imports attributed to sea freight were up to $ 17.1 B. Today there are approximately 60,000 cargo ship..

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How to deal with the mishap of cargo delays in Logistics

Delivery experience of a contracted Logistics Firm accounts for up to 80% of a client's review of the company. A delayed shipment tips the scales towards a negative review on social platforms which consequentially turns away a lot of potential client..

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Why Mombasa is a transit hub for East and Central African Countries

Transport and logistics are at the core of Kenya’s economic narrative due to the country’s role as a trans-shipment hub for goods moving to landlocked countries in East and Central Africa. The Port of Mombasa is located on international container..

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Pros and Cons of Air Freight Vs Ocean Freight

The two most common methods and probably the only two, used for international shipping are air freight and ocean freight. At Siggol Logistics, these two are part of the services that we offer. These are the choices you have when it comes to transport..

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Impacts of Internet of Things (IOT) on Food Supply chains

Siggol Logistics is always up to date with current issues so as to better serve our clients. The economic value of the Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted that it could reach multi-trillions by 2025. Something very big is clearly happening – bu..

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Best Character Traits for Working in Cargo Logistics

At Siggol Logistics we are in constant lookout for employees who are able to meet the high standard of service required by our customers. Very few haulage professionals would dispute the claim that cargo logistics are among the most important parts o..

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The Future of Freight Forwarding Industry in Kenya

The future of freight forwarding companies is bright and hopeful. This is because of factors such as the country’s increased infrastructure, strategic location, among other factors. If you check out a company such as Siggol Logistics, you will noti..

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The Impact of SGR Rail Freight on the Northern Corridor

The Standard Gauge Railway has brought in itself good fruits and a bunch of not so good fruits to the Freight forwarding companies. Its impact has been termed as a double-edged sword as it has seen to the development of ICDs (like the Naivasha and Em..

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Freight Forwarder Logistics Services | Components that make the Program Effective

When selecting a company for your businesses vital shipping processes, it is beneficial to know what qualities separate the best providers from the average ones. Why is Siggol Logistics in the bracket of the best? The quality of freight forwarder log..

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How to Export or Import to Kenya

Kenya is East Africa’s main exporter / importer and the largest economy. This beautiful country’s economic success is thriving through a strong private sector that developed under market-friendly policies, hailed as the region’s most vibrant an..

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Things to avoid when choosing a freight sale agent

For many companies, the cost of freight transport is second only to the cost of payroll. To mitigate it, small and midsize companies turn to sales agents who specialize in freight brokerage: the brokering of shipping arrangements on behalf of shipper..

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COVID-19 Risk Management in supply chains and Logistics

Siggol Logistics, just like other businesses, has had to come up with measures and strategies that protect its clients and employees. The Corona Virus has disrupted nearly every part of supply chains. From supply upstream to inbound and outbound logi..

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Ways in which Logistics technology is impacting warehousing

The drive to create competitive advantage at Siggol Logistics and increase delivery speed has led to numerous breakthroughs in our logistics technology. Warehouses, being important hubs in the Kenya logistics supply chain, are under pressure to keep..

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Role of technology in the growth of supply chain companies in Kenya

In Kenya, supply chains hold a great importance in every business. At Siggol Logistics we understand this thus efficiently and effectively carrying out the coordination of all the activities like delivery of products, transportation of goods, invent..

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Things to consider when choosing a freight forwarder

A quick Google search will show that there’s no shortage of logistics companies ready to ship your goods internationally. But at Siggol Logistics we know that there’s a vast difference between any freight forwarder and a good freight forwarder...

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Temporary Importation of Road Vehicles and Foreign Vehicle Permits Authorization

Pursuant to the East African Community Customs Management Regulation (EACCMR) 2010, (Regulation 136 and 137) and the Traffic Act, Rule 7A (3) the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in collaboration with the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) d..

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Mombasa to Nairobi container transport - Via Rail

The Kenyan government issued a Directive to transfer all imported cargo from Mombasa to Nairobi through the Standard Gauge Railway. This was followed by the Kenya Revenue Authority and Kenya Ports Authority issuing a joint directive ordering a..

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Kebs Import Pvoc Regulation on Kenya Cargo

The KRA in conjunction with KEBS issued a regulation on PVoc and CoC to Kenya local importers. In its statement its stated that only shipments with valid CoC will be allowed loading at its origin. Its one of the key documents that are required to be ..

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Kentrade Levy Rise & Roll-Out of ICMS to Replace Simba System

The Kenya Trade network has raised extra cost on imported goods following the roll up of the new system.in its statement the Kentrade has been given authority to charge users to aid operational activities after the government reduced its financial ye..

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