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Consolidation and Deconsolidation in Jebel Ali for Automotive | A Case Study

Consolidation and Deconsolidation in Jebel Ali for Automotive | A Case Study

Tagline: Streamlined Customs Brokerage and Import LCL Deconsolidation


In the dynamic landscape of ,international frieght forwarding efficient consolidation of multiple buyers at origin and deconsolidation at destination are critical for managing complex shipments, which requires a higher level of documentary and shipment compliance. Our recent project involved handling a container with multiple finished vehicles, automotive consignments from different buyers that required meticulous customs clearance and deconsolidation at the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA). 

Customer Challenge

The primary challenge was the complexity of managing a single container filled with multiple items of various sizes from different buyers. Each item needed individual customs clearance and invoicing to each cargo owner to ensure compliance with respective regulatory agencies. Additionally, the task demanded a precise and licensed approach, as not all freight forwarders possess the capability to handle such intricate operations. 

Our Solution

Our expertise in customs brokerage and import deconsolidation enabled us to provide the following solutions: 


  • Consolidation at Origin: Efficiently consolidating multiple finished automotive consignments into one container for streamlined transport. 
  • Deconsolidation at Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA): Carefully deconsolidating the container and treating each cargo according to the respective cargo owner within a designated CFS in Jebel Ali for deconsolidation. 
  • Customs Clearance: Managing separate customs duties and charges for each customer, ensuring accurate invoicing and compliance under the respective cargo owner name. 
  • Expert Handling: Utilizing our specialized customs license and experienced team to manage the complexities of international consolidation and deconsolidation. 

Customer’s Benefits

Our tailored approach resulted in: 


  • Simplified Logistics: Reducing the complexity of handling multiple consignments in a single container. 
  • Compliance Assurance: Ensuring that each customer’s cargo met the regulatory requirements with accurate paperwork and invoicing. 
  • Cost Efficiency: Providing a cost-effective solution through consolidated shipping and efficient deconsolidation processes. 


This case study highlights our proficiency in managing complex freight forwarding tasks, particularly in the automotive sector. By leveraging our expertise in customs brokerage and import deconsolidation, we successfully navigated the challenges of international logistics, delivering seamless and compliant solutions for our customers. 

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