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Eao presentation to kta

  1. 1. Introducing The East African Online Transport Agency System By SOFIA GETAMBU East African Online Transport Agency
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. Who are we? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are an online transport agency company headquartered in Mombasa. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. What do we do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EAO links transporters and vehicles owners with both local and transit cargo for transportation on our online system . </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. Why Online? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication - The internet is becoming the fastest and most efficient mode of communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More and more companies are taking their operations online to reach a wider market. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is therefore timely for the industry to adopt modern communication system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to important information at all times about availability of cargo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KPA and KRA have both moved their operation online with KWATOS and Simba system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability of communications systems that can be linked that track movement in real time that can be linked. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Challenges facing the transporters with regard to cargo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information access on available cargo for transport. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inability to coordinate return cargo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive transport rates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cargo delays. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss or damage to Cargo or transporters vehicles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to information on traffic jams at the weighbridges and border points. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strict licensing systems on area of operations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delays due to difficulty in coordinating activities between KPA, KRA, Kenya Police, Transporters and Clearing Agents due to lack of shared information . </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Benefits of being an EAO member: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have access to available cargo listed on our website.It assists transporters source for work through our extensive network. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its assists transporters to market their vehicles DIRECTLY to cargo owners through our website and choose the cargo with the best competitive rates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It assists transporters schedule their vehicles jobs through the EAO online as they will be able to book cargo in advance and source for return cargo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The EAO system assists transporters to schedule their deliveries and time their cargo shipments in advance and cut out expensive delays. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through linkages to a real time tracking system vehicle owners can have real time access to where there vehicles are and their status. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Benefits of being an EAO member: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6. Through partnerships with insurance companies, transporters will be able to access attractive and affordable insurance products to protect them against loss and damage of cargo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7. Through our website we will provide information on weather conditions, road conditions and traffic jams at border points and at weigh bridges. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8. By accessing cargo available through the EAO website, transporters will be able to maximise their vehicles license that limit their scope of operations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9. The EAO system also has the potential to be linked to the KWATOS and Simba system for even better coordination and efficiency of operations at the port by providing a database of transporters, clearing agents and cargo details. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. www.eaotransport.com
  9. 9. <ul><li>Features of EAO Transport Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>List of Available cargo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transporting Tips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on customs regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Transporters Registration forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Vehicle & Cargo Tracking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on Insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Axle Load regulations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary of terms used in the industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transport Industry News </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>How to be a member </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log on to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.eaotransport.com </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. East African Online Transport Agency Thank you