Kenfreight Group – COVID-19 Advisory
Kenfreight is implementing the COVID-19 safety recommendations issued by all East African Governments.
These recommendations are updated frequently, almost on a daily basis and we will keep our clients informed of any changes affecting our service delivery here.
General Situation in our Geographical Network
Government entities have reduced their staff, hence there are possible delays in clearance and border crossings within East Africa. Delays are on account of cargo, however we strive to avoid delayed clearance as much as possible.
Protective Safety Measures
Kenfreight Group, in an attempt to safeguard our clients and staff in the context of the pandemic has implemented the following additional measures:
Provided hand sanitizers at every entry and in all company vehicles.
Ensured that the trucks water tank has clean water and each truck driver provided with soap and hand sanitizers.
Adopted partial employee remote work structure alternating with full time office work to keep operations running while assisting the staff to follow social distancing guidelines.
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April 14th 2020:
Kenfreight Group, continue to observe all the safety measures being provided by all the East African Governments in the context of the pandemic.
Government entities have introduced stricter measures in a bid to flatten the curve in the wake of the increasing numbers of confirmed COVID – 19 infections in each country. These measures shown below are bound to affect our service delivery:
- Further reduction of members of staff in public offices (such as Kenyan Port Authority (KPA) and the respective Revenue Authorities within East Africa (URA, KRA, RRA and TRA) so as to acquire social distancing. Kenya in particular has been affected by the above as certain departments of KPA and KRA have been quarantined (article 11/04/2020 Daily Nation), which has affected the efficiency of port operation in Mombasa and Nairobi ICD.
- Screening of drivers at border points by respective governments for COVID-19.
- Restricted movements such as cessation and curfews within the countries and when to cross borders.
Kenfreight is committed to making the best out of the prevailing conditions to ensure service delivery while safeguarding the client and the staff. Any delays are on account of Cargo; however, we strive to avoid delayed clearance as much as possible.