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Public Notice on Product Authentication Mark – SON Jan 2018

February 2nd, 2018

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SON issues a Product Authentication Mark on all locally manufactured and imported products into Nigeria from beginning of the second quarter of 2018   Dear Client, Last week SON has sent out a reminder that as of the beginning of the second quarter of 2018 they will enforce a Product Authentication Mark on all locally manufactured and imported Read the rest …

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GMT appoints Heather Frankle as new Managing Director

January 15th, 2018

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Dear Business Partner, It’s with great pleasure that I inform you that Heather Frankle will be the new Managing Director of GMT Nigeria Ltd. as of the first of January 2018. Heather is not a novice to the country and to our business and has been with the DHL entities in Nigeria for the last Read the rest …

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Mandatory Palletization of Cargo

December 7th, 2017

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The Federal Government also has directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet. The new guideline is applicable for all Nigerian-bound cargo departing from various origin ports as from the 1st of January, 2018. However, goods already loaded for shipment to Nigeria prior to this date will NOT be affected by the Read the rest …

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New regulations and directives Nigerian Customs 2018

December 7th, 2017

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has reviewed the guidelines procedures and documentation requirements in respect of Import transaction. The review is directed at reducing time taken to clear goods, so as to further enhance the ease of doing business in Nigeria by the importers. GMT has assessed all the new guidelines and has concluded that Read the rest …

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GMT introduces Export Service

October 10th, 2017

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GMT is by far the largest inbound logistics service provider of Nigeria. Our clients expect us to come up with innovative solutions that can be used in the challenging environment of Nigeria. That also means trying to work within the current restraints of the infrastructure as efficiently as possible. Therefore, we have revised our supply Read the rest …

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GMT starts with Train Service out of APMT

October 10th, 2017

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As an extra solution to avoid the current gridlock in Apapa, GMT is proud to present your fully operational Train Service. Starting today, GMT has the opportunity to deliver your containers out of APMT to your sites using a train. This means that GMT can offer a sustainable and steady way to get containers out Read the rest …

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Maersk suffers from global IT breakdown caused by cyber attack

June 28th, 2017

Unfortunately Maersk and APMT have been affected by a global cyberattack, called Petya. This attack is related to the infamous WannaCry Virus. For more information, please read the full article in The Guardian. A.P. Møller-Maersk group, confirms that some of their IT and communications infrastructure have been impacted by this attack and that they have Read the rest …

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Wharf road to close down for 1 year

June 22nd, 2017

FG shuts Wharf road, Apapa for one year

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4 Days in Queue to enter Apapa Port

June 22nd, 2017

We spend 4 days on queue to enter Apapa port, truck drivers lament 

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