Woker Freight Services is one of the oldest logistics companies in Southern Africa. It was formed in 1924 under the name of Maertins & Woker Limited. The company underwent various mergers and name changes during the past 90 years. Today it has given rise to a larger all-encompassing freight and marine services logistics company, called Manica Group Namibia.
Woker Freight Services still provides the core clearing and forwarding services and has distinguished itself as the leader in freight logistics management. WFS is based in Walvis Bay, close to the port, and also has offices in Windhoek with support offices in Lüderitz. It has a highly competent staff compliment of more than 70 people.
WFS also enjoys access to specialised logistics and marine services aimed at enhancing its freight logistics service portfolio. Its international partnerships and well developed links with a vast number of reputable logistics agencies and freight forwarders ensure that all cargo reaches its destination in time and at the lowest possible cost.
WFS specialises in in-transit clearances including Road Bond facilities to Zambia, Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe and the DRC. The company enjoys access to bonded and normal warehouse facilities, containerisation, air-freight support, ships’ agency and stevedoring services.
The company handles an substantial volume of cargo comprising containers, a variety of break bulk, bulk commodities and hazardous cargo. WFS offers preferential contractual rates and has agreements in place with the major shipping lines allowing for flexible price negotiation depending on the volume of cargo.