FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
My company is Nigeria based and our export shipments are executed under Letters of Credit. Can Masvi handle the shipping and help us to comply with the terms of the Letter of Credit?
Yes, Our export department work with customers to ensure that the shipping requirements of the L/C are met and we also offer additional services to help negotiate letter’s of credit.
What does FCL and LCL mean?
FCL = Full Container Load. LCL = Less than Container Load
How Long Does it Take Masvi to Clear a Full Container Load. (FCL)
It takes us 2 – 5days maximum to clear a FCL or LCL
How long does it Take Masvi to Clear a Vehicle
It takes 1-3days to clear a vehicle of any make and year. Note: Vehicle of 1999 and below are considered underage and will cost much more to clear. Its advisable to stay away from underage vehicles.
What is a Bill of Lading?
A Bill of Lading is a transport document issued in seafreight. It is a document required to be presented at destination seaport to obtain the release of cargo.
What is an Airwaybill?
Transport document for Airfreight. The Airwaybill (AWB) number and flight information enables tracking of your consignment.
We are a small Nigeria importer with a need to ship from different locations in USA, can Masvi offer this service?
Yes, Masvi and Sons Nig Limited offer sea freight and air freight services from origins across USA and UK to Nigeria and can also arrange shipment to other destinations.
Can Masvi ship very small consignments?
Yes, we handle any size of consignment
What sort of Customers work with Masvi?
We work with all sorts of clients, from very small business’s to large multinationals.
Our White goods service, personal effects and auto divisions also deal with sole traders as well as members of the public.
Does Masvi work with customers outside Nigeria?
Yes, we already represent Customers located in different parts of the world that need us to act on their behalf in the Nigeria.
Does Masvi ship all types of goods
Yes we have a varied customer base involved in all types of industries.
Where does Masvi arrange shipping to?
We operate Import and Export services on a worldwide basis.
Do I need Insurance?
Carriers terms and conditions can limit liability in the event of loss or damage. There is no guarantee of a recovery against a carrier for loss or damage to goods and if a recovery is successfully made it is frequently not for the full amount of the loss because the law sets limits on the compensation carriers are required to pay. Cargo insurance In these circumstances is, at the very least, desirable. Masvi and Sons Nig Limited recommends goods are adequately covered by insurance.
Can Masvi arrange cargo insurance cover for me?
Yes in most cases we can arrange insurance cover.
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