Red Star Express a licensee of Federal Express Corporation has restated its commitment to comply with all laws as stipulated by various organizations governing logistics operations in Nigeria, the Nigerian Customs Service inclusive. This was stated at an interview session with the Managing Director of the company, Mr Sule Bichi, recently in Lagos.
By law, all shipments crossing international borders must be cleared through Customs in the destination country prior to being delivered to the recipient. All dutiable shipments need formal Customs clearance. Customs duty is based on the value of the shipment and the commodity shipped. Clean Report of Inspection (CRI) from the appointed inspection agents are carried out. Certain items are prohibited by Customs for import to Nigeria. Red Star Express Plc as responsible corporate entity ensures all laws governing import and export are duly complied with at all times.
According to Mr Bichi “Red Star Express Plc is committed to adhering to all regulations as tabled down by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). We are happy with what we do, and we ensure manufacturers are offered total logistics integration and speed to market. Like our mission states, we will always provide value added logistics solutions that will be secure, prompt and effective. In order to ensure that we are in compliance with the Nigerian Customs Service, National Drug Law Enforcement, and other regulations, we are committed to ensuring that prohibited items are not shipped through our network. “