Warehousing Services


Warehousing Services

Our warehousing capacity is expansive with both bonded and free storage facilities available. We pride ourselves in the high levels of service and quality of our warehousing service. Our primary emphasis is on capacity availability, dependability, security of cargo and efficient service tailored to meet client needs.

The following constitutes an indication of some of the warehousing services available

• Bonded warehousing
• Container packing and unpacking
• Packing and crating services
• Full trailer and container loading facility (Mitchell Cotts Container Freight Station)
• Storage, distribution and consolidation for imports and exports
• Repacking and/or reworking services
• Long/short term storage contracts
• Rail access
• Labelling and sorting services
• Stock control and reporting
• 24-hour security
• Fumigation of consignments and fulfilment of phytosanitary requirements.

We have two warehousing areas with custom-bonded facilities, 95% of which are located in Mombasa
and 5% in Nairobi. The total covered warehouse capacity in Nairobi and Mombasa is approximately
420,000 square feet.
In Mombasa, our warehouses are situated in Shimanzi, conveniently close to the port of Mombasa.
Mitchell Cotts’ covered warehouse capacity in Mombasa comprises of approximately 390,000 square
feet, a Container Freight Station (CFS), an open yard and a shed facility in Kilindini port of 50,000
square feet.
Our branch office in Nairobi situated on Mombasa Road, Opposite Syokimau Railway Station, has a
warehouse capacity of 30,000 square feet that comprises of free and bonded warehousing. Nairobi also has a custom bonded warehouse.

All the go-downs are of an open floor type designed with a well laid out storage area and adoption of professional and efficient stacking patterns.

To maximize the storage place, the warehouse staff ensures that cargo is always properly and carefully stacked, avoiding too much broken stowage and ensuring that the correct stacking height is achieved without compromising the easy accessibility of cargo.

All our go-downs are inter-linked by some articulate aisle-ways to allow the forklift trucks to maneuver easily through the go-downs.

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  • Date: January 6, 2013