When it comes to ocean freight, Trade Ocean is at the forefront of modern clearing agent technology. Through its accreditation with the Department of Customs and Excise, all clearing and forwarding agent's documents are submitted through the EDI system. Skilled staff submit bills of entries
through this paperless system which is efficient and fast.
With over 100 years of collective experience of working with sea andCustoms, our clearing and forwarding agents can assist with the interpretation of the Customs Act and tariffs, classifying products correctly.
Geared for speed
Owing to our online service with Customs, we expedite documentation presented for clearance. We have staff that are permanently on the road, collecting any clearing and forwarding documents and obtaining releases from port authorities and shipping lines. Ouralso assist clients with ITAC permit applications, State Vet permit applications and the customs registration documentation process to get our clients registered with customs.
Round the clock
Trade Ocean clearing & forwarding agents provide 24-hour dock supervision to oversee the loading and unloading of cargo from the vessels that we represent as well as other vessels carrying the cargo of our clients. We also engage accredited surveyors in order to provide certification for any freight, where and when required.
As a clearing agent company, Trade Ocean manage one of the largest perishable networks in South Africa, with full logistical services, including SABS inspections, State Vet releases. Two of our clearing and forwarding agents' speciality perishable cargoes are fish and meat.