Inchcape Shipping Services

Shashank Divecha
Business Activities
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Freight Networks
  • Charter Brokers
  • General Sales Agents
  • Customs Brokers
  • Freight Removals
  • Container Services
  • Hauliers
Company Introduction
Greetings from Inchcape Shipping Services Uganda Limited.

It was a pleasure meeting you today. Thanks for your valued time.

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) traces its origins back to 1847, when two Scottish merchants from Campbel town, William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, met in Calcutta and formed a general merchanting partnership, Mackinnon Mackenzie & Company (MMC).

Today, the company is one of the largest maritime services providers, with some 300 offices in 68 countries and a team of 3,900 professional and committed staff.

Operating from major ports and airports worldwide, ISS Cargo Services offers value for money, maximum flexibility and consistency of service.

We are well versed in all concepts of the freight forwarding industry and offer a comprehensive range of services including:

Sea Freight Import / Export
Inland Freight Import / Export
Air Freight Import / Export
Consolidation Services
Break Bulk / Project Cargo Movements
Custom Clearance
DDU / DAP shipments to and from Uganda
RORO Services
We are constantly striving to improve on how we do business and communicate with our customers, in order to provide our local and international customers with services that far surpass those of our competitors.
ISS handles over 60,000 port calls per annum and provides all port related marine services which includes charter agency, owners protecting agency, offshore services, crew changes, supply of shores and provision, cash to the master, arranging towage, etc.

We provide logistical support and procurement services for the various military operations. We are also agents for the US Navy, British Navy, Canadian Navy, Dutch Navy, Australian Navy, etc.

ISS Uganda is also representing MOL Lines and Shipping Corporation of India

In Uganda we are currently handling shipments for companies like Tata Uganda Limited, Crest Tanks Limited, Crest Foam Limited, Cable Corporation Limited, Toyota Uganda Limited, Roofings Group, Future Group, Cheema Motors, Keshwala Group of Companies, MMI Steel, Steel and Tube Industries, Uganda National Examination Board, United Nations and many more.

Our core values are as follows:

Respect: For self and others
Customer Focus: To Treat all our customers as if they were the only customer.
Integrity: Adhere to moral and ethical principles; Conduct all business with unquestionable integrity.
Teamwork: Group support in the achievement of a common goal.
Fun: Work hard. Play hard.

Our Mission:

ISS is committed to delivering a range of quality-assured marine services to its clients across the industry. We take care to tailor those services to the individual needs of the client – whether a fully integrated global package, the handling of a local port call or the ad hoc delivery of a single spare part.

To reach the highest standards we depend on our people - their welfare, training and expertise. We foster strong ethical values and a team spirit that rewards commitment and initiative. By committing to excellence, accountability and transparency, ISS can best serve its valued customers – efficiently and competitively. And in our race for excellence, there is no finish line!

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