SIFAX Group, a conglomerate with diverse investment interests has assured Nigerian farmers of its willingness to aid the export of agricultural produce to countries of choice.
This pledge was made by the SIFAX Group management team at the just concluded ‘Meet The Farmers Conference’ held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, who doubles as the guest speaker at the conference, said the company has the capacity – experience, equipment and workforce, to help farmers export their goods either through the sea or air.
“SIFAX Group is your one-stop export services company. We pride ourselves as one of the few companies in Nigeria with complementary logistics supply chain services for export to various parts of the world,” said Afolabi, who was represented by Mariam Afolabi, executive director, Compliance, SIFAX Group.
He noted that there are not many organisations in the country that offer a bouquet of services across the logistics value chain that cut across port terminal management, shipping, clearing and forwarding, warehousing, haulage, off dock services, stevedoring, aviation ground handling, passenger handling, cargo/mail handling, ramp handling, among others.
According to him, SIFAX Group is positioned to function as a one-stop multimodal company that delivers complimentary services to the delight of clients. “What that means is that whatever the logistics needs of our clients, whether basic or complex, right from the point of origin to point of delivery, we have developed the capacity to attend to such demands.
“This has given us a lot of leverage with our clients as we take the stress off them. They just sign into our comprehensive package, instead of engaging different agencies and companies to handle different services. This has entrenched our company in the logistics industry as a leading player,” he said.
On his part, Adekunle Oyinloye, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, who was one of the panelists at the conference, explained that SIFAX Group has invested in the right mix of human and equipment to meet the expectations of its clients.
“At both the seaport and airport, we have positioned the company as the first choice for all exporters in Nigeria. We have a long list of clients we service and also have exported produce to almost all countries in the world,” he said.
He stated that at the airport, SAHCO Plc has the best warehouse in West Africa and also has strong partnerships with world major international airlines while at the seaport, shipping lines from across the world such as MSC, MOL and others call the terminal which has four berths and located at Tin-Can Island.