AFRICA: EGSAC expands further into Africa

EGSAC has announced its expansion into four more African countries with the appointment of Freight-In-Time Ltd (FIT) as its exclusive member for East Africa, covering Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. In its home market of Kenya, the company has offices at the country’s major airports of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. It markets the export capacity […]


EGSAC has announced its expansion into four more African countries with the appointment of Freight-In-Time Ltd (FIT) as its exclusive member for East Africa, covering Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda.

In its home market of Kenya, the company has offices at the country’s major airports of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. It markets the export capacity of a number of different carriers throughout East Africa including Air Malawi, Egyptair Freighters and Jetlink Express focusing on key exports such as perishables, textiles and handicrafts. FIT also provides import services for airlines including bookings, collection from airline shed, customs clearance and delivery.

In Tanzania FIT has offices at Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Mwanza. Key airfreight exports include flowers, fruit and vegetables; FIT trucks any traffic which cannot be uplifted direct from Kilimanjaro, to Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam. Other key commodities include chilled fish, live animals, gold and gems, big game trophies, wood carvings and personal effects. As in Kenya, FIT also off ers import services to airlines.

FIT’s Uganda operations are based in Kampala, and at Entebbe airport. The company’s export business is centred around fresh vegetables, and fresh and chilled fish; it also off ers import services.