TLN Uganda limited is a fourth party (4PL) logistics firm incorporated in 2012 which is specialized in the management of supply chains for the manufacturing, agricultural and mining establishments. Our mission is to integrate the Ugandan enterprises into the global supply chains of large foreign firms through the provision of quality logistics services cost- effectively. The company is a one stop supply chain provider which has invested in the human resource, innovations and technology to efficiently meet the logistics needs of its clients. Our business model is that of contract logistics services whereby the client contracts us to plan, manage and control all logistics tasks on their behalf. As a 4PL service provider TLN acts as a unique interface between the client and multiple logistics service providers including: customs clearing agents, freight forwarders, transporters, shippers, carriers, warehouses etc since we manage all the aspects of the supply chain on behalf of the client. This single client logistics platform created will enables a specific company tailored solution with dedicated focus which enhances efficiency. TLN is a member of The Uganda Freight Forwarders Association (UFFA) and is affiliated to a wide network of logistics service providers worldwide.
The 4PL business model we deliver is meant to address the various challenges
faced by most importers and exporters. These include the following among others:
The leverage of external logistics specialists to bring skilled resources , industry leading logistics practices and technologies to the company while providing the flexibility to meet the peculiar demands of the client.
The vision of TLN is to become the largest most respected Logistics firm in Eastern Africa with wide recognition and networks worldwide.
The mission of TLN is to integrate the Ugandan enterprises into the global supply chains of large foreign firms through the provision of quality logistics services cost efficiently.
TLN's Strategic Objectives
Our Strategic Objectives:To enable our clients understand the tax system and ensure that they are correctly and fairly taxed.
Reduce the cost of importation/exportation through provision of cost effective transport and logistics services offering competitive rates and transit times.
To provide useful information on tax policies, refunds and investment incentives. Under this role TLN is handy in helping its clients to set up industrial parks and export processing zones in line with the current Government Economic policy which emphasizes the development of the traded goods sectors that promote import substitution and export promotion.
Enable importers/exporters to obtain better incoterms (international commercial terms) in international trade with improved competitiveness in the global market
To improve market access for importers/exporters in the regional and global markets.
To arrange credit financing for transportation, handling and tax payments for clients who do not have ready funds.
To warehouse goods at fair prices and arrange friendly terms of payment.