+265 1 117 10 505 vchirwa67@gmail.com

Cargoline Services


CUSTOMS CLEARING AND FREGHT FORWARDING SERVICES
We have full time staff and associates who together provide their unique resourcesand expertise to provide customs clearing and freight forwarding services

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Contacts

+265 1 117 10 505

Working Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5PM

Address

P.O. Box 471, Lilongwe

EMAIL

vchirwa67@gmail.com

WHO WE ARE

Cargoline Services

has full time staff and associates who together provide their unique resources and expertise to provide customs clearing  and freight forwarding services as would be required by any ministry or government departmen.

Through our offices, staff, warehousing and transit bond facilities based in Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu, Mchinji, Mwanza, Songwe Dedza,KIA and,Chileka, we are well equipped to serve our customers to their satisfaction in the provision of goods customs clearing and  Freight forwarding services.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Our experience, knowledge and expertise in customs clearingv and forwarding has earned us a reputation as expert providers of practical, timely and effective services in the industry in Malawi.

SCOPE OF WORK

Detailed outline of our customs clearing process

The customs clearing process requires that the clearing agent be familiar with the rules and procedures in the entire chain from point of origin to final delivery at destination (client).

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Stage 1: Point of origin

Key Tasks at this stage include;

  • Get the bill of lading, invoice, relevant certificates, and packing list
  • Liaison with shipping line/shipper to confirm container or consol booking as per Bill of Lading/manifest
  • Monitoring the shipment for adherence to schedule

Major challenges;

  • Borders closing at 6 pm means that those truckers arriving between 5:30 pm and 6 am do not proceed on expected dates which may lead to schedule slip-ups and conflict with the client deliveries.
  • Increase in cost of communication with drivers
  • Language barriers with foreign drivers
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Stage 2: Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA)

Key Tasks at this stage include;
Preparation of customs entries

  • Lodging of documents into customs

Major challenges;

  • Often customs officers delay to process documents
  • The Asycuda system is often out of service/network outages causes delays
  • Shortage of staff to do physical examination of goods

Our Offices

Our offices are situated at off area 25 road, behind SEEDCO factory in Kanengo, Lilongwe.

P.O. Box 471

Kanengo, Lilongwe 4

Tel:+265 1 117 10 505

Cel:+265 9 999 51 442 

We have adequate equipment and personnel to carry out any customs clearing assignment of any size or volume.

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