A CFS is a Container Freight Station. It serves as an off-dock terminal and provides handling and storage services as an extension of the Port. CFS‘s are licensed by Kenya Revenue Authority but works under the umbrella of KPA tariff.
This is the most important document in the shipping process. To ship any goods, a B/Lading is required and acts as a receipt and contract between the carrier and the consignee (importer).
A period of time that is granted to clear the cargo without; paying storage; charges. The days run consecutively and includes Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
At the time of shipping, request your shipper to insert the clause “in transit to Regional Logistic Centre CFS-Miritini” on the Bill of lading under the section of goods description and also to include the same clause in the “Final Destination” section of the Bill of Lading.
If not nominated on the bill of lading, a letter of indemnity written on the Consignee’s letter head can be provided to the shipping line at least 6 days prior to the ETA of the vessel to insert the clause for ‘regional logistics centre CFS’ before the manifest is lodged. You can always Contact our offices through the email of firstname.lastname@example.org and cc copy to email@example.com for the sample of indemnity letter format to the respective shipping line.
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