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Human Resource Assets

Drivers:  Our Driver-Matching service provides truck owners and truck drivers with access to the largest on-line driver recruiting site and job board in Africa. We have the largest database of drivers and carrier owner/operators from which match suitable driver’s competencies with available vehicles/ships/planes/helicopters/drones, etc.

TAL Traffic Controllers and Related Equipment: We offer traffic control services for both minor & complex projects. Our services are centred on an activity based costing comprising of a comprehensive health & safety management systems. Our traffic controllers are trained in risk management processes & safety procedures to meet the legislative requirements of the traffic management industry. Briefly, our traffic control services cover:

  • Signage & equipment
  • Traffic control crews
  • Traffic control for event management
  • Traffic control crews for projects
  • Developing traffic plans

Our traffic control services are backed by required equipment and technologies including communication and monitoring gadgets, conventional/digital and electronic signage, coupled with face to face or sign language, in order to cater for all our stakeholder’s individual needs.

Convoy Security Officers and Equipment: We ensure the security of your shipment, personal and equipment by providing convoy or motorcade travelling with protective escort to guard against risk of theft, hijack and property destruction. TAL convoy security comprises of armed and unarmed personal including armoured and normal vehicles fitted with communication gadgets including tracking systems on GPS locations to ensure the security of your shipment. TAL takes advantage of a highly experienced and skilled lobbyist and negotiation team that ensure our ability to mobilise and demobilise any aspect of our security escort services at national and international level. Our services rely on real time communication between convoys with local and international law enforcement authorities. Proactiveness approaches to every assignment ensures assessment of every shipment and route to pre-empt potential security risks. Our officers are well trained in various security skill sets ranging from detecting terrorist related materials, drug and human trafficking, and safeguarding against theft and asset destruction.

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Pre-purchase Car Inspection

Purchasing a used vehicle can be risky. When excited buyers get emotionally caught up in the vehicle purchase, they often miss mechanical, cosmetic, and safety issues during visual inspections and test drives. These problems are compounded if the vehicle being purchased is located in another city and is purchased prior to being seen in person. To eliminate much of the anxiety and get an accurate picture of the condition of the vehicle, many buyers choose to have a pre-purchase inspection (PPI) done before the sale is final.

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Car Park & Storage

Your car is likely one of the most valuable and functional things that you own, and sometimes you need a safe place to keep it in your absence. Self-storage facilities across the country have stepped up to meet the storage needs of car owners by offering safe, monitored space for you to keep your car. Whether you simply need a place to park it outside for a couple of weeks or are looking for a second garage to store your classic car, a self-storage facility near you

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Supply Chain Management

Right from need analysis and identification to planning, sourcing, inventory storage, production, physical distribution of finished goods, and reverse logistic (return of empty containers, trucks, packaging materials, recalled products, etc.), our customers can rely on us to provide robust solutions configured for individual persons, firms and industry, regardless of the complexity, uncertainty and dynamic business environment surrounding your operations. We design comprehensive supply chain solutions with specific focus to adding real value tour shipping experience underscored by time and budget and overall efficacy.

Value Chain Strategy

Our value chains are driven by pragmatic approaches and beliefs that allow for the customisation of solutions to specific shipping challenges.

For that reason, we offer a wide range of customised services including: shared user warehousing solutions, re- packaging services, re-routing, aggregating shipments, to eliminate unnecessary decoupling points in the chain, reduce travel times and operational costs, to optimise your supply chain. Our value chain is reinforced by our green supply chain strategy that helps you recapture value from all your operations.

Green Supply Chains

Our green supply chain strategy aims at building sustainability and resilience in your operations through ensuring compliance to industry environmental conservation standards in line with the Paris agreement objectives. Therefore, we are keen on positively impacting on our environment, communities, social structures, by recognising our obligation to conduct business based on environmental protection management system. From recapturing value through our reverse logistics function, to route optimisation, to preference for carriers with alternative eco-drive systems and energy-efficient warehouses, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our commitment to reduce Co2 emission is demonstrated by our commitment to climate change and conservation partners like Bless Your Hands Foundation, and compliance to the internationally recognized, cross-sector standard on ‘Greenhouse Gas Product Lifecycle Accounting and Reporting’

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Freight Forwarding Services

TAL guarantees the delivery of your freight by air, lake, river, ocean, road and rail to any location in Africa. Underscored by a team of skilled and experienced experts, coupled with strong logistics networks, we promise to deliver full range of cross-border shipping services in and out of all the African countries. We are determined to continue increasing the visibility of your operations in Africa using our Track and Trace technologies that provide you with real time data on the status of your shipment to enable informed decision making. Our freight forwarding services include: transportation and door to door delivery, warehousing, customs clearance, etc.

Transportation and Distribution

Our transport and distribution services are supported by all the modes of transport ranging from water, rail, road, air, pipeline freight. The modes of transport are used simultaneously or interchangeably through our intermodal strategy to continuously improve your shipping experience when delivering cargo to points that are not difficult to access by one transport mode.

Road and Rail freight

Our land transport strategy aims at optimising road and rail operations to achieve flexibility, responsiveness and reliability during the movement and delivery of your shipment. Road and rail transport freight are combined under our intermodal transport strategy to ensure that you are able to deliver your cargo to any point on the African continent at the right time and least operation cost.

Air Freight

TAL is at the forefront in exploring the potential of optimising cutting edge air freight technology in order to deliver your shipments in locations that are both accessible and inaccessible by other modes of transport. We help you make the right decision in the trade-off between speed and cost that is commonly associated by air forwarding through availing all air delivery alternatives including drone and helicopter carriers to cargo planes.

Ocean, Lake, and River Freight

TAL offers a broad range of water forwarding services that take advantage of the rivers, lakes and oceans both inland and the surrounding coasts. We partner with the best water carriers covering both minor and major water routes to ensure that your shipment can be delivered to any location inaccessible by our land transport carriers.

Warehousing and Storage Services

Our warehousing services help you determine how far you want to extend physical distribution network of your operations without hurting returns on investment. TAL has warehousing presence in all logistical hubs in Africa, coupled by the ability to extend this service to remote places through construction of both temporary and permanent stores.

Dry, Temperature, Storage Yards and related Services

Regardless of the nature, size or complexity of your cargo, TAL’s warehousing and storage experts are dedicated to finding the right solution that does not only optimise on cost but also eliminates risks relating to theft, breakage, or loss in value due to environmental exposure. Our services are tailored in compliance with international standards and best practices regarding operationalisation and management of warehouse and storage facilities. This is coupled with contemporary technologies and material handling equipment to allow quick location and identification, loading and offloading in real time.

Packaging and Labelling

Our packaging and labelling services are driven by customer demands to break and aggregate cargo and still maintain the quality and standards of the goods or materials we handle in our warehousing and storage facilities. We follow international and industrial packaging and labelling standards when packing products or applying labels to packages (signage, swing and security tags, RFID tags, price – instructional and promotional stickers, among others). Our packaging strategy pays attention to detail to mitigate cost resulting from leakage and exposure, and misinformation. Our green supply chain objectives play a key role in ensuring that we employ materials to ensure an environmentally friendly transit packaging process.

Customs Clearance

Our customs clearance services are designed to save you time you would have spent attempting to understand the regulation and compliance aspects regarding your shipment. Regulations and compliance standards are not only unique to each country involved in international trade and logistics operations, but are continuously changing to meet the day to day operation demands of our highly dynamic business environment. This makes customs clearance complicated and costly for shippers with the likelihood of attracting penalties due to non-compliance or oversights due to inexperience especially for first timers. We have developed a broad network of clearing agents with the requisite skills and technologies that will save you both time and costs. Our customs experts review each shipment, and identify the most economical alternative to clear and forward shipments without compromising compliance to controls and procedures.

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