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The East African : June 2nd 2014
The EastAfrican 36 Special advertising section STATE OF SHIPPING INDUSTRY IN EA Integrated services can be customised The value chain of any industry lists all the activities from the procurement to distribution ≥egion. Globalisation and outsou≥c- ing a≥e the othe≥ two impo≥tant t≥ends that a≥e cu≥≥ently witnessed in the Logistics and Shipping indust≥y. Both these app≥oaches help logistics and shipping playe≥s ≥educe thei≥ ope≥ational costs. Globalisation and outsou≥cing a≥e d≥iven by the ≥apid g≥owth in inte≥national t≥ade and helps the indust≥y playe≥s in global expansion th≥ough global dist≥ibution and ma≥keting activities. This also p≥ovides playe≥s the competitive advantage in the global level and exposu≥e to the global competition. It also o≠e≥s wo≥ldwide long and complex supply chain to the logistics and shipping companies. Outsou≥cing allows companies to involve mo≥e playe≥s in playe≥s. It also allows logistics and shipping companies to collabo≥ate with othe≥ manufactu≥ing companies f≥om di≠e≥ent indust≥ies to p≥ovide logistics to the manufactu≥ing companies. These integ≥ated se≥vices can be customized to meet the needs of companies f≥om diffe≥ent indust≥ies. Manufactu≥ing companies f≥om di≠e≥ent indust≥ies in East Af≥ica a≥e inc≥easingly opening thei≥ manufactu≥ing units in the location whe≥e they get di≠e≥ent modes of t≥anspo≥tation fo≥ easy shipping and logistics activities in domestic and global level. As a ≥esult of which, the numbe≥ of supply chain activities is inc≥easing, and c≥eating seve≥al g≥owth oppo≥tunities fo≥ logistics se≥vice p≥ovide≥s. The value chain of any in- dust≥y lists all the activities f≥om the p≥ocu≥ement of a p≥oduct to its dist≥ibution to the custome≥s. Se≥vice asset p≥ovide≥s con- stitute the fi≥st link in the value chain of the Logistics and Shipping indust≥y. The playe≥s in this link a≥e t≥anspo≥te≥s, fleet owne≥s/ ope≥ato≥s, communication p≥ovide≥s, IT p≥ovide≥s and wa≥ehousing and packaging p≥ovide≥s. This step includes activities such as identifying supplie≥s, mate≥ial handling, invento≥y cont≥ol, and wa≥ehousing. The next step in the chain includes inf≥ast≥uctu≥e p≥ovide≥s. It includes companies that p≥ovide the inf≥ast≥uctu≥e ≥equi≥ed fo≥ logistics and shipping. These companies p≥ovide po≥ts, ai≥po≥ts, te≥minals, t≥anspo≥t equipment, info≥mation and communication technology, IT softwa≥e and t≥acking solutions, automation se≥vices. They also p≥ovide ai≥ t≥ans- MAY 31-JUNE 6, 2014 convenience MANUFACTURING COMPANIES FROM DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES IN EAST AFRICA ARE INCREASINGLY OPENING THEIR MANUFACTURING UNITS IN THE LOCATION WHERE THEY GET DIFFERENT MODES OF TRANSPORTATION FOR EASY SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS ACTIVITIES IN DOMESTIC AND GLOBAL LEVEL. po≥t, ≥ail t≥anspo≥t, ≥oad t≥anspo≥t, and wate≥ t≥anspo≥t facilities and inf≥ast≥uctu≥e fo≥ logistics and shipping. Se≥vice p≥ovide≥s fo≥m the next link in the value chain. This link includes logistics companies, shipping companies, cou≥ie≥ companies, ca≥go handle≥s, and automation companies, and the se≥vices p≥ovided by these companies. Se≥vice use≥s constitute the final link in the value chain. These include all companies whe≥e logistics and shipping is a pa≥t of the value chain. Services include shipping, Customs clearing and warehousing Ship Chandelling N AS Servair provides a fully integrated system of catering and ancillary support for airlines landing at Mombasa’s Moi International airport and ships that call at the port city. Our main targets in this industry are the naval ships which came in with the increase in the fight against piracy along the East Coast of Africa and the Indian Ocean waters. Ships from the European Union which were in sea patrolling would order supplies from us. We have handled the Italian, Dutch, British, Canadian, Greek, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese navy ships as well as commercial ships such as crew ships and oil exploration ships that undertake oil exploration along the East African coast. Which frequented the port at the height of the antipiracy campaigns. We are also in business with cruise ships that call at the Mombasa port. Which frequented the port at the height of the anti-piracy campaigns. We are also in business with cruise ships that call at the Mombasa port. Nas Servair Station Manager Paul Krijnen says their Mombasa workforce comprising of 120 highly trained professionals, all working under purposebuilt, super hygienic and fully equipped facilities, we are without a doubt one of the longest-running and most formidable catering specialists in the world. The depth our experience has given us a deep-rooted understanding of our clients’ businesses, enabling us to precisely tailor our services to the specific individual requirements of each ship. Our secure cold storage facilities lie just two kilometers from the port of Mombasa and conform to the strictest international HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) hygiene controls. We procure and supply both local and foreign food stuffs and consumables including vegetables, fresh meat, water and oil to commercial, cruise and navy ships. Every item stocked at our Ships Stores facility is from specially selected suppliers, chosen during an exhaustive auditing process for the high quality and dependability of their goods. Using our in-flight catering specifications as the model, deliveries are packaged to customers’ specifications and transported in our fleet of refrigerated vehicles. Our large volume purchasing capacity and strong financial base enable us to confidently guarantee competitive pricing. We offer the export quality fruit and vegetables, poultry products, top grade meat products of all descriptions, a wide variety of seafood products, comprehensive stock of tinned and dry goods. We also offer fresh dairy products, confectionary, and a wide selection of bread products from our in-house state-of-the-art bakery. We have Open Water off Shore Delivery’s and Duty Free Cigarettes and Alcohol on request. We focus on quality and creativity to work in tandem with customers to achieve their (and ultimately) our goals. All our processes conform to world-class standards, and integrated software guarantees accuracy, efficiency and an instant crosscheck capability with every client order; including supply-chain, scheduling, audits and checklists. Our constituency of customers and suppliers are covered by a HACCP assured safety and quality system that ensures that our products maintain high quality standards. Our bonded warehouse and stocks a wide array of wines, spirits and other duty free attracting goods for supply. This is alongside a dry-goods store stocked with Kenyan and international items, also capable of sourcing and holding special requests. At NAS safety, quality and customer satisfaction are our priorities. We highlight food safety issues before they become problems, protecting our brands and consumers. This has been the result of the design and implementation of programmes that assess food safety and quality throughout our supply chain based on HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) assurance; a safety and quality system that ensure our products maintain high quality standards and ISO 22000 standards. The Quality Assurance department and the Food Safety team provide complete management of the overall programme, driving performance improvements. Our team has the expertise to ensure that the food we serve is expertly prepared and in accordance with local and international hygiene standards. Our success is guaranteed because the ingredients and products used in ISSA MEMBER,No.KE 0011 SERVICE TO CRUISE, MERCHANT AND NAVY SHIPS ISSO 17020 Laboratory Certified I SSO 22000 Compliant ISSO `140000 Compliant GENERAL SHIP SUPPLIERS Ship stores .Ready to Eat Meals. Deck and Engine stores. Onboard party services. Bonded stores From our Secure compound, we supply to international stan-dards fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat and poultry products. Sales orders to: P. O. Box 93901-80115,Mombasa,Kenya. Phone :254 7222209913,0735997832, (24hrs 720016950) Email:Nasmsa@nascat.com, Nasopsmba@gmail.com | Shipchandelling.email@example.com or contact Elisha Nzomo-shipping Logistics Manager Mobile no.+254 703481446,firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.nascat.com food preparation are of the highest quality and supported by robust supplier management coupled with strong partnerships. Our food is prepared under sanitary conditions without risk of contamination. All employees are provided with the information, training and tools needed to do their jobs in a hygienic and compliant manner since they comply with our food safety procedures and policies, giving us a niche in the market. We measure our performance in relation to food safety and quality through internal and external audits and customer feedback. We tailor menus to our clients’ specifications and the NAS team is dedicated to delivering the best in sourcing, cooking and hospitality. Our facilities are equipped with modern catering equipment that facilitates the production of healthy, fresh, nutritious and hygienic meals. Delivering fresh food is vital to us, so our support equipment and vehicles are temperature controlled to store food in prime conditions and are equipped with radio support communications to enhance efficiency.
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