Home » Export car shipping to Mombasa | A Case Study

Export car shipping to Mombasa | A Case Study

Export car shipping to Mombasa | A Case Study

Seamless Solutions for Complex Shipments


This case study highlights the innovative approach taken by Al Sharqi to address the complex logistics of shipping used cooking oil—a key commodity in the recycling and chemical industry—from the UAE to the Netherlands. Faced with the dual challenges we showcased our commitment to sustainability and our capability to meet the unique demands of the recycling sector through our ocean freight and ground services

Customer Challenge

At the time customer reached out to us, there were a couple of challenges ahead of us regarding the shipment process:


  • The duty deposit was nearing its expiry period i.e., 24th February 2024.
  • Shipment had to move on urgently basis

Our Solution

Al Sharqi’s comprehensive strategy encompassed the following key components:


  • Ocean Freight with ISO Tank Solutions: By utilizing our brokerage model, we secured the necessary space on vessels for 20 FEUs (forty-foot equivalent units), ensuring the safe and cost-effective transport of used cooking oil in ISO tanks specifically designed for the chemical industry.
  • Ground Services with Chemical Container Drayage: Leveraging Al Sharqi’s own assets and specialized team, we provided expert ground transportation for the chemical containers, ensuring that the used cooking oil was handled with the utmost care from door to port.
  • Customs Brokerage with Al Sharqi Trade Solutions: Our expertise in trade solutions facilitated a smooth customs clearance process, accurately declaring the HS code and description to avoid any complications related to the recycled nature of the cargo.

Customer’s Benefits

The customer enjoyed the following benefits by working with Al Sharqi:


After the vessel sailing, our team submitted the exit-entry for a refund of the customs.


In conclusion, this case study exemplifies Al Sharqi’s commitment to resolving complex logistical challenges with expertise and precision. This not only demonstrates our capability in handling intricate customs and shipping details but also highlights our dedication to customer satisfaction. Through innovative solutions and diligent coordination, Al Sharqi continues to set the standard in logistics, proving that no challenge is too great for our experienced team.

Related Articles