Samatra Logistics

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Samatra Logistics

Samatra PLC, in Ethiopia, provides both domestic and international airfreight services in each of the countries in which it operates. Whether the consignment is to be flown by direct airline or consolidated with other cargoes, our service is able to provide the appropriate solution. All consignments are comprehensively monitored whether they are in the air or on the ground to ensure on time delivery.

Ocean Freight

Thanks to our long term partnership with large global networks, we provide worldwide coverage with regular sailing schedule and multiple departure options for:

  • FCL(full container load)
  • Break Bulk
  • Project Cargoes
  • LCL(less than container load) consolidation services through our partnership with ECU LINE1

Samatra has been managing the international transportation of good by sea. Particular strengths are in the Trans-Atlantic, far east and trans-pacific markets. Strong market presence enables the company to lever its combined volumes to the benefit of individual customers. Additionally, our experience extends from an expert knowledge of routing to best practice in container loading and an innovative approach to optimal stowage solutions.

Air Freight

  • Cost effective
  • Flexible
  • Door to door delivery
  • Excellent relationship with Ethiopian airlines
  • Comprehensive services using carries and our global network

Port Handling & customs clearing

  • Port clearing through our agents in Djibouti
  • Customs clearing for import and export shipments with a representative in all customs clearing stations in Ethiopia.

 The management of customs transactions is an important task requiring highly trained and experienced staff. Samatra offers a wide range of customs management services ranging from classification, through to compliance, ensuring that customer’s duty expenditure is minimized.

Inland Transportation

Inland deliveries both:

  • From/to the airport and
  • Sea port to/from consignees’ warehouse.

Wide range of vehicles thanks to our good cooperation with transport companies

Samatra is a freight management company dedicated to providing our customers with integrated supply chain support solutions. We have offices and warehouse facilities in each of our key markets as well as staff working within the premises of our key customers.


  • 3000sq covered and 4000 open, professionally managed and secured, dry storage area
  • Management of stocks in and out.
    • Our yard to make outside inspections of customs which allows:
    • Ease and speeds customs inspection to be carried out.
    • Release of trucks at the convenience of your discharge rate at your premises

Strategic guidelines

  • Enhance synergies within the company
  • Strengthen our position in the Ethiopian market
  • Build up capacity to enhance the image of a global freight forwarder in line with our worldwide agents expectations.
  • Develop our business lines
  • Internationalization
  • Develop market strategies


Project cargo

Samatra has a dedicated team of staff to handle an oversized and overweighed project cargo vigilantly and also is experienced in inland carriage using appropriate means of transport.

Value added service

  • Documentary delivery (we can be consignee on the MAWB/MBL and transfer cargo ownership /docs through endorsement to required consignee)
  • Door to door delivery
  • Packing and moving
  • Booking
  • Project cargoes

 Human resource

  • Training and development of human expertise to improve performance and strengthen corporate culture.
  • Organization development empowering the organization to take advantage of its human resource capital
  • Create loyalty and incentive schemes to limit staff turnover and encourage success and image building.
  • Executive and management development, professional skills training, technical training, customer service training, sales and marketing training.

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