Ship Brokerage and Vessels Chartering

MAX AFRICA Logistics strive to create value and not simply act as intermediaries. Our integrated team approach, which combines shipbrokers and analysts, allows us to quickly identify market opportunities.

Our trading floors routinely include experienced market analysts, statisticians, maritime technical experts, and project developers. This unique mix of professionals creates an open flow of ideas, enabling us to identify and conceive shipping opportunities for our clients and assist them in realizing their goals.

MAX AFRICA Logistics operates in line with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) practices and guidelines. This means the customer can have full confidence that the job is carried out to the highest international and professional standards. Most importantly the company’s brokerage team follows closely Institutes’ motto of ‘Our Word Our Bond’.

Some of the features of our vessel chartering services include:

  • Global contact list of brokers and owners
  • Turnkey projects providing door to door services
  • Up to date advice on all requisite documentation and declarations
  • Fast turnaround of bookings, booking notes and charter parties
  • All work undertaken in line with internationally recognised standards
  • Lloyds approved marine surveys
  • Fully compliant and classified vessels

Within the field of supply chain management, overcoming differences in language, culture, distance and time often means that foreign orders can be difficult to manage. As a global logistics company MAX AFRICA Logistics has a network of local shipping agents across the globe closely attending cargo every step of the way. With us acting as your eyes and ears around the world you will have the ability to bridge time zones, open cultures and close distances.

With our proven 3PL (third-party logistics) capabilities, MAX AFRICA Logistics ’ supply chain management package offers single-source solutions to transportation, distribution, inventory control and freight anywhere on the planet.Now you can have the vital item, vendor and order information even before your order is scheduled to ship. Using our monitoring systems, we can check critical data and events and communicate any deviations from plan directly to you and your customer. By tailoring our supply chain management operating procedures to your requirements, we give you more control over orders and the costs to fulfill them.

Our freight management & project management services are some of the best in the shipping industry leaving our customers confident in our ability to transport their cargo on time and within budget. Features of supply chain management include:

  • Tailor-made solutions
  • Door to door deliveries
  • Warehousing and local distribution
  • Packing, labelling, sorting and inspection
  • Inventory and materials management
  • Coordination of global cargo flows
  • Procurement and vendor management
  • Stock analysis
  • Cost savings
  • Invoicing and payment collection under due authority