Wide Business Line of Freight Products and Services Solutions
About Company

is one of the key companies of Lake Oil Group

STAR AFRICAN FREIGHT FORWARDING LLC hereby referred as "SAFF SHIPPING" is one of the key companies of Lake Oil Group. We provide an integrated unique and unprecedented Freight Management - Solutions. We achieve this by using customized business model that is resource explosive and diverse to deliver value to our clients. This is because it deals with general facets of Middle East, Africa, Asia and general global community with a backup of global trend of business and commerce.
We are a fully-fledged international freighting company with integrated intermodal services ranging from Sea Freight Shipping, Air Freight/ Chartering, Overland transportation, Customs Clearance, Third Party logistics services (3PL). Project Cargo:Vendor management services/ Procurement & Supply chain services.
Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; which is the most strategic business and logistics hub in the world; gives us a great and efficient advantage to reach the Global Business World. We also have our branch offices and Agencies in Africa, Asia, Other Middle East countries, America, Europe, Australia…simply global-coverage! With a vision to be the most preferred and efficient global freight service provider; we are committed in ensuring customers' needs for quality shipping, logistics and marine services/ solutions are understood and accomplished. Our achievement and success has been earned through a combination of passionate, committed and professional team; customized business tools and model – One Stop Service Centre and Specific clientele focus.
No compromise on quality
We are comiited to our service
Safety is first in all we do.
Professionalism is the culture we cherish.


Our Business Line of Freight Products and Services Solutions include:

Sea Freight & Marine Services

This consists of imports, exports, cross-trade shipments, ships agency and chartering to any global port. We pride ourselves with efficient services, excellent clientele relationship, and diverse transit time, choice of pick-up and delivery options. We can move almost any type of freight, from general cargo, oversized cargo to dangerous goods. SAFF is efficiently connected and works with big international carriers and are able to offer best/ competitive freight rates to any global port.

This is activated with efficient booking and precise schedules and transit times. Our service scope are as follows:

  • FCL (Full Container Load)
  • LCL (Less-than-Container Load)
  • RORO / Out of Gauge/ Break Bulk/ Project cargo
  • Reefer

Air Freight/ Chartering

The air freight services networks domestic, international flights alongside own fleet capability and operations. We can ship any of your cargo to any destination by simply sending us full detailed inquiry of the cargo and necessary documents.

Our service scope are as follows:

  • Air Cargo Services
  • Aircraft Chartering & Helicopter Services
  • Aircraft Fuelling (Jet A1) and related services

Land Freight/ Overland Transportation

We offer road/ truck transportation services as part of an integrated supply chain solution or as a standalone service. Overland transportation bridges the Intermodal transportation: Air & Sea Freight. SAFF road transportation is mainly within Middle East & East Africa regions. We also operate a networked road services throughout our global agency offices/ sites, providing our customers a global reach and collection services.

Our road specialists team efficiently and effectively handles our customer’s cargo with total care and regulations required as per the cargo content or the customers need. Our service scope are as follows:

  • FTL (Full Truck Load)
  • LTL (Less than Truck Load)

Special Services

Third Party Logistics (3PL)
Whichever requirements of our customers are; SAFF is capable of handling a complete supply chain services at the comfort our customers. Our comprehensive 3PL services can be integrated with all other freight services or provided on individual basis; as per the customer’s request. These are value added services to our customers (individual and corporate bodies) in the provision of complete supply chain services. Whereby it has volume discounts, saving of time and money for the customers. Service scope:

  • Cold Storage warehousing and general-dry-cargo warehousing
  • Inventory management
  • Consolidation; Packing and Distribution

Vendor Management Services
SAFF handles individual, traders, corporate or governmental procurement needs of any commodities. The procurement can be temporary, repetitive or permanent contractual service of commodities supplies. Our procurement staffs are experienced in negotiations, validation, evaluation, costing and buying of products and services; hence in a position to provide the most competitive prices and quality evaluated and attested products to the customers. Service scope:

  • Automobile procurement and spare-parts
  • Foodstuff supplies
  • General Cargo procurement & supply

Project cargo
We handle heavy lifts, high value or critical commodities for plants or projects locally within UAE/ Middle East; East Africa and strategic global destinations. Strategic planning, studies is required with specialty before any onset of the project implementation. The scope of Project Cargo ranges from: Oil & Gas plants; Petrochemical industries; Building & Construction; Agricultural and Science and Technological Industries; Metallic or mineral processing zones; Military artilleries; DGRs for major plants or industries.

Customs Clearance

SAFF handles all Import, Export and Cross-Trade Customs clearance & documentation services; Export/ Import Trade verification, Customs Inspection, DGR Clearance and all Legalization facilities. Advantaged with online clearance platform and experienced personnel, SAFF is capable of linking all major sea-ports, airports, terminals and customs boarders to carry out effective and timely clearance with the authoritie.

Container Type Size Status
20 Standard 20' x 8' x 8'6" New/ Used
40' Standard 40' x 8' x 8'6" New/ Used
40' HC 40' x 8' x 9'6" New/ Used
40' HC (2010 Model)

Other Services

Container Services
SAFF is specialized in the buying and selling of various types of containers. All these vary with our customer’s requirement. The containers differ with sizes/ dimension and the status; either new or used.

Freight Business Solutions
With our experienced personnel SAFF is obligated to offer advice or educate its customers and business affiliates in the entire Freight & Logistics supply chain. This is carried out before, during freight & logistics service provision, after completion and any future or referral services carried out. These are Freight consultations and Business Solutions in the entire supply chain logistics.