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Below is a brief on most of our key services
The VWF Global Forwarding network provides a complete range of air freight services to meet both your import and export requirements. Our market-competitive offering delivers shipment, order and product line visibility via VWF information control platform, iCON. The range of air freight service outlined below is provided in a choice of time-specific options including: • First class – the quickest air freight service available for urgent and time-sensitive shipments • Business class – a premium consolidated air freight services, based on confirmed space with the most direct flight schedule • Economy class – a lower priced consolidated air service, based on confirmed space for more cost conscious movements • Sea/Air – a combination of air and sea transportation for instances when all air is too expensive and the all sea lead time is too long.
Our sea freight services are designed to meet both your import and export requirements. Our competitive pricing , delivers shipment, order and product line at competitive prices. The suites of sea freight service outlined below are provided in a choice of transit time options: • 20, 40 and 45 foot general purpose and high cube Full Container Loads (FCL) • Operating and non-operating reefer containers • Special container equipment • Less than Container Load (LCL) • Break bulk cargo/non-containerized loads In addition to the sea service options Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited Global Forwarding offers the following sea service expertise: • Project Services • Ship charter • Special handling
The journey of building a partnership with a potential client commences with a thorough supply chain review. This step is fundamental in gaining an understanding of your business and is intrinsically driven by our value to provide world-class solution for our customers at industry competitive rate and most cost effective manner The Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited Audit Team use actual international purchase order and distribution order data to feed our supply chain modeling tools. The outcome of the audit is focused on the following areas: • Design networks to optimize distribution channels • Process map to reduce non value-added tasks • Information management integration to remove process duplication and bridge information gaps Once we have a business relationship we regular reviews of the supply chain is done to ensure we stay in touch with the ever changing requirements of our clients and providing them with comprehensive up-to-date solution that makes them relevant and competitive in their various industries.
purchase order management
Purchase Order Management is a critical competency in the management of supply chains, in particular, those involving international sourcing. VWF Global Forwarding best practice methodology provides visibility down to a Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) level, to assist in lowering costs, eliminating non value-added processes and optimizing inventory levels. The key features of our approach involve: • Critical path events management • Vendor management • Vendor progress checks • Purchase orders linked to bookings • Bookings linked to shipments • Purchase orders reconciled (at a line level) against the commercial invoice / physical goods • Vendor compliance measurement • KPI reporting and lead time analysis.
Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited Project Services is a specialized logistics division of VWF Global Forwarding. VWF Project Services has over five years experience in providing client-specific solutions for a wide range of market sectors including: • Mining • Energy • Base and precious metals • Power • Oil The suite of services provided by VWF project services includes: • Feasibility studies • Route surveys • Supply chain consultancy and network optimization • Export packaging and quality inspections • Export and import customs and border control formalities • Air freight and sea freight transportation of all cargo sizes including over dimensional movements • Off-site receipt and delivery to project site
VWF Specialized and Domestic Freight
This division has a focus on domestic freight forwarding across various geographies. The Domestic Forwarding division comprises: • VWF's Managed Transport Services is an integrated solution that delivers end-to-end management and co-ordination of logistics and transport requirements. • VWF SPD's core business is multimodal road, rail and sea transportation of full container loads between all capital cities and larger regional locations across Nigeria. VWF Refrigerated is the national provider of cold chain transport and logistics services to selected markets. • VWF Transport is Bass Strait freight forwarders providing distribution services between mainlands. • VWF’s future initiative shipping will operates the most comprehensive shipping services between West Africa and sub-regions and worldwide mainland in collaboration with our network agent.
buyer cargo consolidation
(Dubai, South Korea, China, United Kingdom etc)
Buyer's Consolidation/Multi-Country Consolidation (MCC) involves consolidation at one of our facilities strategically located close to your vendors. The process enables economic order and inventory quantities, whilst maintaining cost-effective shipping movements. The consolidations of multiple products from multiple vendors enable goods to be consigned to a destination port close to the point of distribution/consumption. Buyer's Consolidation/MCC is closely linked to, and facilitates, direct to port and direct to store services.
door to door service
(Direct to store/ Port to Store)
Offshore consolidation, by the vendor or VWF Global Forwarding, enables the importer to ship goods to the port of destination nearest to the end consumer. The 'low-hanging fruit' remaining in most supply chains is the opportunity to reduce the high cost of transport within the destination country or region. Direct to store involves processing store orders in the country of origin where lower labour rates are prevalent. Our process includes applying barcodes to facilitate piece scanning and automated cross docking at the destination deconsolidation point. VWF Global Forwarding uses various bar coding methods including Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) and destination carrier consignment labels. Direct to store services may require other origin value-added services including quality control, kitting, visual point-of-sale, colour-coded cartons to identify store aisle location, and Public Display Quantities (PDQs) by store.
Our global network provides in-house export and import customs clearance including border control formalities. VWF Global Forwarding offers a complete menu of customs brokerage services including: • Tariff classification and duty file maintenance • Import and export clearance • Duty drawback application • Consulting services and advice • Pre-shipment authorization and pre-clearance • Export document preparation • Electronic connection to customs. Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited diverse knowledge of customs clearance requirements avoids costly and inconvenient delays. Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited end-to-end capability means we can arrange the transshipment or local delivery of cleared merchandise through our integrated Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited network. We assist our clients in the event of a Customs audit. The quality of information contained in our database allows for cross-referencing of shipments, customs entry numbers, orders and products. This functionality will be a major time saver when carrying out a customs audit or completing duty drawbacks.
Many logistics providers claim to offer supply chain integration, yet very few have the infrastructure to provide this service. The VWF Group strategy is to be a specialist in each segment of the supply chain and integrate these businesses to provide a single offering to our clients. The coordination and management of this service involves a single Client Relationship Management (CRM) structure and our information control platform, iCON. Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited Group's land-based logistics services include contract warehousing and distribution services in both the originating and destination countries. Vilen Worldwide Freight Limited infrastructure and capabilities provide a seamless execution from placement of international purchase order through to delivery to store/site/point of consumption. If our land-based logistics is not the 'right fit' we will source and work with your chosen specialized third-party provider.