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Shaheen Freight Services ensures smooth movement of logistics across Pakistan and the Region

Shaheen Freight Services

True to its name, Shaheen Freight Services was the first Pakistani Company to move 40ft Reefer Container of seafood from Karachi to Kashgar China.

This is not the only feat to mention, what Shaheen Freight Services has achieved since its inception in 1994 with a passion to serve, recognizing the challenging environment and technological advancement in transportation is phenomenal.

Over the years SFS has grown and emerged as one stop quality logistic service with reliability and assurance that whatever the delivery, SFS will make it happen.

Equipped with latest gadgets and tools, the Head Office in Karachi provides real time information to every principal ensuring operational savings and quick turnover vehicles. With a single focal point of contact, transparent accounting and reporting procedures are handled with unbelievable ease.

Incorporating technological advancements in its operations, innovation and constant improvement have been the hallmark of SFS. A strong belief exists all across the network that not only days, hours or minutes every second counts, only upgrading the infrastructure and I.T. capabilities is not sufficient, keeping in this mind human resources also has to keep pace with the changing times, so a lot of importance is assigned to employee development and motivation.

A cursory look at SFS Services reveals the following:

1. Movement of Rigs to most difficult and remote locations: SFS has the expertise and has been serving the oil and gas sector clients with remarkable efficiency.

From left to right: Mr. Malik Sher Khan, Chief Executive, Mr. Malik Jahan Khan, Partner, Mr. Naseer Ahmed Khan, Partner of Shaheen Group of Companies

 

2. Liquid Cargo: Crude Oil, Petroleum products require very delicate handling and not everybody can do it.

3. Movement of projects and bulk cargo: Direct from the port and also from inland warehouses and from any part of the country.

4. Container Storage Facilities: With facilities located in Faisalabad, Islamabad, Lahore and Bhalwal, SFS ensures loading and discharging process of the container being completed smoothly. Scope of services includes besides others, refrigerated / dry anti container positioning, refrigerated container pre-cooling and container pre-trip inspection (PTI).

5. Movement of Empty Container for Shipping Lines: Being on the approved panel of all leading shipping companies has its own advantage. A higher priority is accorded by the shipping lines to the forwarding / handling of cargo transported through SFS.

6. Bonded Cargo: SFS has specialist team that serve for the movement of bonded cargo right from the documentation to dispatch of cargo under one roof to the entire satisfaction of the clients.

Mr. Ghulam Ali, UEPL, is giving award to Mr. Muhammad Saeed Malik, GM Operations, and Waqas Ahmed Malik Manager Operations.

 

7. Custom clearance: from receipt of documents to delivery of good, every step is executed with utmost honesty and dedicated work practices.

8. Filling Stations and Fuel Delivering Bowsers: SFS has its own fuel pumps in the vicinity of Karachi and Zafarabad Punjab to ensure non-stop service.

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9. Workshop Facilities: having 24 hours maintenance facilities in Karachi, Sukkur and Islamabad all types of vehicle repair and maintenance work including upgradation is under taken. Also in-house training to work force is imparted.

Equipped with the above, SFS has 675 units Primovers, 490 units Standard Flat Bed, Multiaxle, Trolleys and 185 OGRA/NHA Compliant Tank Lorries 32 Equipment Cranes with varying capacities and 9 Equipments Lifters and Wheel Loaders.

ISO Certification: SFS boasts of being the first logistic firm to obtain ISO Certification for Quality Management and Environment Management also OHSAS 18001:2007 pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series.

Journey Management and Driving standards including educated and trained drivers, connectivity with tracking system, journey management and skill assessment are ensured. SFS provides insurance coverage to all its employees including office and field staff against various hazards and accidental death.

With all the above ingredients, SFS offers its valuable clients a unique blend of Professionalism in its entire operations and ensures efficiency and efficacy throughout.

Future Perspectives

Expansion of fleet to provide services for more clients Adoption of more automotion and technological services Expect from government to announce transportation as an industry so we can give better service while government will have more taxes.

[box type=”note” align=”” class=”” width=””]The contributor Muhammad Saeed Malik is GM Operations Shaheen Freight Services[/box]

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