Farsight Africa Group Call For Clearing and Forwarding/ Freight Services Jobs in Kenya

Farsight Africa Group Call For Clearing and Forwarding/ Freight Services Jobs in Kenya

Farsight Africa Group Limited, wishes to enter into a long term agreement for provision of customs clearance, warehousing, cargo handling and transportation services.

As part of our contractual agreement with the UN and some of its agencies based in Somalia we are mandated with provision of various communication tools directly procured from Kenya to be shipped to various regions of Somalia.


To establish a Long Term Agreement for provision of Custom Clearance and Forwarding Services on behalf of Farsight Africa Group to ensure smooth Supply Chain system to respond to our client’s project’s needs.

Scope of services

The Contractor shall provide full clearing and Forwarding services as and when requested by Farsight Africa in its capacity as an accredited Customs Clearing authorized agent.

The scope of such services shall include but not limited to:

The contractor shall:

  • Seek airfreight clearance: This included clearance of consignment from the Point of Entry in this case Nairobi and Mogadishu for air freight and Mombasa and Mogadishu seaport for sea freight. This should be on tax free basis.
  • Provisionally organize clearance pending confirmation & approval of documents.
  • Preparation/processing of all necessary documentation on behalf of Farsight Africa Group.
  • Make proper arrangement for warehousing facilities and delivery to the final destination.
  • Make arrangement of required transit insurance up to the place of final delivery.
  • Re-packaging the consignment in line with the IATA cargo packaging rules and regulations on a need be basis.
  • Deliver the consignment in a timely manner.
  • Inform Farsight Africa in writing of any potential issues/events that might
    affect delays in clearance/transportation/delivery.
  • Communicate expected delivery timeline prior to arrival of flight or vessel at the intended destination.
  • If necessary seek clearance or negotiate with the necessary authorities on behalf of Farsight Africa Group.
  • On need be basis provide cargo pick-up services from either the supplier or Farsight offices.

    Experience and Documentation required
  • Company Certificate of Incorporation
  • Proof of Tax Registration
  • Registration certificate with IATA
  • An operational office within Nairobi
  • Valid Licenses/Registrations (Import/Export/Custom Clearance & Forwarding)
  • Minimum 3 Reference Letters (preferable from UN/NGOs, International Donor Agencies)
  • Minimum of 1 year proof of work experience in Somalia


  • The Contractor shall nominate a reliable accounts manager to liaise with designated Farsight Africa Staff

    Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

    Farsight and the Contractor shall review and evaluate the contractor’s performance under the Contract every quarterly based on following Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

  • Arrival date of vessel/plane
  • Reception date of all shipping documents from Contractor
  • Delivery date to Customs
  • Stamp date by Regional Customs
  • Delivery date of goods to warehouse or consignee

    How to Apply
  • Please attach the company profile and relevant scanned copies of statutory documents in PDF format to Procurement@farsightafrica.com on or before 30th April 2019.

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