Customs Clearing & Forwarding


Ethioder Freight offers cost effective and timely clearing and forwarding services for sea air and land shipments to Ethiopia and Djibouti. We provide the full range of customs clearing and international freight forwarding services. Experienced Customs Clearing personnel are available in all Ethioder offices to assist with tariff classifications, audits and detailed costing. We have adopted business processes and systems that interface with third party systems notably the Ethiopian Customs Authority and that of key airlines. Our personnel maintain daily contact with the various Government Departments, while the company’s smooth interfacing with the relevant authorities allows for the completion of customs clearance processes in the shortest possible time. Choosing Ethioder assures you of accurate, speedy and efficient customs clearance and freight forwarding.

Ethioder Logistics simplifies your customs processing by clearing all commercial documents, reducing cargo delays and associated costs by obtaining proper licensing and permits and providing full assistance with banking transactions and customs duty payments.

Our well versed and dedicated customs clearance team is willing and able to complete all the necessary procedures and documentations for all types of shipment:

   Import Customs Clearance
  Export Customs Clearance
  Transit Customs Clearance
  Pre-customs for direct delivery
  High perishables and dangerous goods customs clearance
  Project Cargo customs clearance
  Legalization and ministries permits



We offer our customers modern, spacious and secure warehousing options in Addis Ababa and Djibouti that meet their unique needs. Our facilities include storage of cargo in cold rooms as well as in general, transit and bonded warehouses. In Addis Ababa we are fully equipped with forklifts (normal and clamp), hand jacks, ladders, weighing machines fitted with rollers for ease of loading and off loading. Our warehouses are secured 24 hours a day with round the clock security management and personnel on the premises. We pride ourselves in having zero pilferage at our warehouses and assure our customers of security when they store their cargo at Ethioder.