About Us

Ethioder is a wholly owned and operated Ethiopian company who provide turnkey and full logistics management services for a wide range of markets, including oil and gas, mining, construction, geo thermal and power industries. We combine the global experience of our core team with a high degree of local expertise and knowledge, key elements of success in any project. Our services include, but are not restricted to:

1. Transit, Transportation, Warehousing, Mobilization and demobilization of equipment
2. Specialist Vehicle, truck, earth moving machinery and equipment hire.
3. Camp support Services and rental.
4. Fuel supply and management services
5. Export Logistics – Freight Forwarding
6. Import Logistics – Customs Clearance
7. Consultation in Local Trade, Security, Federal and Environmental Regulation.
8. Warehousing & Distribution
9. Oil & Gas Logistics
10. Local Supply Chain Optimization

We have been operating in Ethiopia for the past twelve years and have managed projects in all corners of this diverse country. We have an excellent understanding of the environments and the people within them and with those whom we operate.

Our standards of QHSE are geared to dealing with large multi-national corporations and we have an excellent track record of success and delivery in this area. We understand and comply with the exceptional Health, Safety and Quality standards and regulations surrounding safe operational practice and environmental protection expected within the mining and oil and gas industries.

We are setup to provide a full spectrum of support services to mine and exploration sites, thus negating the need for management of multiple sub contractors.
Within our ability to supply fully functional camp facilities, we also, through our sister company Abaca Africa PLC, are able to offer catering, housekeeping and other life support services to guesthouses, small and large exploration camps, hotels and large mine sites.


About Our People

The company is headed up by Dereje Belay our enthusiastic energetic and tireless managing Director. Dereje started the company twelve years ago and has orchestrated its growth from its humble beginnings as a small tour and travel company to its continuing strength as the leading market supplier of Logistical and Support Services in Ethiopia.
Dereje has long established his reputation in the Ethiopian business community as an ethical shrewd and reliable operator. As a result he has a well-established network of key relationships in industry, supply and government circles and thus has unique insight and sought after local and regional knowledge.

Dereje is very passionate about promoting and empowering Ethiopia and her incredible culture, heritage and people. Dereje is ably and keenly supported by a strong management team lead by:

  Taye Gemechisa - Operations manager
  Yemiserach Belay - Import/ Export and Machine Hire Manager
  Elias Ayalew - Finance Manager

He also has a team of very dedicated support and technical staff most of who have been with him from the very beginning including a network of highly experienced machine operators, heavy and light vehicle drivers.

Professional References:

We have had the opportunity to work with companies large and small, foreign and local, over the past number of years. Our commitment to success to all our partners remains the same and we ensure we maintain the highest of standards in the best of interests of success to all. Some of our partners have included,
  Africa Oil Corporation (Wondwossen Zeleke wondwossen.zeleke@africaoilethiopia.com)
  Allana Potash (David Speller – dspeller@allanapotash.com)
  TESLA (Darryl McKay – Darryl.McKay@teslaexploration.com)
  Bridgeporth ( Cobus Elstadt – cobus.elstadt@bridgeporth.com)
  New Age Ethiopia ( Chris Loft – cloft@newageethiopia.com)

We welcome communication with our past and current clients so you may gather accurate feedback and review of our performance as a Service Provider in all facets of project management, and specifically in the catering and housekeeping departments.

Our strengths
  Cost effective service
  Dedicated, specialized and owned facilities in Ethiopia and Djibouti
  Bonded warehouse facilities for rapid movement of all cargo
  Direct control of our own transport fleet of specialized vehicles
  Specialist operators in remote environments and their conditions
  Rental of quality earth moving machines and trucks
  Expert Knowledge of Local Trade, Security and Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  Expert planning and administration in customized logistical projects
  Outstanding local retail sales, distribution and marketing knowledge
  Best of breed associations in providing end-to-end project management and service