About Us


ESL is one of the most successful independent ships agency and holistic end-to-end logistics services provider. We are ISO certified 9001:2015 certified. We offer services to both public and private businesses in the East Africa Region.

Our purpose

We simplify logistics management, handling crucial tasks so that our customer’s focus on what they do best.  Ship owners, charterers, customers and carrier partners enjoy an exceptional experience grounded in ESL’s mission to deliver distinctive service that power our customers to be market leaders in their respective markets.

Expert Logistics Professionals

ESL has the best people in shipping business; our teams are energetic, enthusiastic, expert logistics professionals determined to deliver the highest quality service experience. With outstanding coverage, we help ensure your goods arrive where and when you need them, whatever the mode.

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Distinctive Service

Above all, ESL values distinct service with every customer interaction. We recognize that one solution does not fit all, so we evaluate your logistics needs, discover efficiencies, and deliver the best value for your spend. ESL ensures you get the logistics solution that’s right for you.

Our Values

Our values are reflected in the way we do business, always performing our duties exemplifying these values with respect both for our own people, customers, and suppliers.

Our guiding values are leadership, teamwork, integrity, accountability, passion for excellence and professionalism.

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Our Values

  Leadership: We foster trust and collaboration to develop leaders focused on sustainable, superior performance. We set positive examples and invest in others so that they can follow the guidelines of leadership.
  Teamwork: We aim to deliver efficient quality services and outcomes in a supportive culture of teamwork, cooperation and safety.
  Integrity: We conduct our business in accordance with the highest standards of professional behavior and ethics. We are transparent, honest and ethical in all our interactions with employees, clients, customers, vendors and the public.

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  Professionalism: We will take ownership of our decisions and lead by example. Our integrity and ethics will be displayed through transparent and accountable processes.
  Accountability:   We foster a culture of responsibility and accountability is an assurance that an individual and our organization will be evaluated on performance or behavior related to something for which they are responsible.
  Passion for excellence: We will aim to deliver efficient and distinctive quality services that exceed our customer’s expectations.

Our Vision

To be a leading, global brand in shipping, logistics and forwarding

Our Mission

Delivering distinctive service.

Market Position

Express Shipping and Logistics East Africa is recognized as one of the most successful independent ships agency, charterer and holistic logistics provider. We are ISO certified 9001:2015 certified

Why Express Shipping

We are a dynamic organization; at the core of our business is trade facilitation for our customers.  We work with our customers to develop logistics solutions that reduce risk exposure and make them successful. Our in-depth knowledge of East Africa and the world coupled with our regional and international service network makes Express Shipping and Logistics East Africa a leading service provider in the region.


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