About us

SAMATRA’s wealth of experience in shipping and handling goes back to the 1970s. However, its integration to the MCC Group in 2009 was a rebirth. MCC’s management and operational philosophy has enabled SAMATRA to move beyond mere shipping and handling and embed ourselves as strategic partners in our clients’ businesses. We provide a complete logistics solution, bundling air, sea and land transportation with state of the art warehousing and strategic consulting. Our port handling and customer clearance services has earned a reputation for cost effectiveness, quality and efficiency.

Our Objectives

  • Customs clearing and transit service to import and export cargoes.
  • Shipping agency service.
  • Packing and forwarding.
  • Cargo transport services and we are also associate member with freighters who have owned from 150-300 trucks of different capacity.
  • We can also avail ware houses at different places.

Power and Duties of the Company

  • To render fumigation and warehousing services for export cargo.
  • To render into contract with any natural or judicial person, foreign or domestic.
  • To sue and be sued in its own name.
  • To perform other activities necessary for the attainment of its objectives.

Our Services

Sea freight

Thanks to our long term partnership with large global networks, we provide worldwide coverage with regular sailing schedule and multiple departure options for:

  • Full Container Load
  • Break Bulk
  • Project Cargoes
  • Less than Container Load

Air freight

Samatra provides both domestic and international airfreight services in each of the countries in which it operates.

Whether the consignment is to be flown by direct airline or consolidated with other cargoes, we are able to provide the appropriate solution.

Inland transport

We provide delivery both:
From/to the airport Sea port to/from consignees warehouse

We have a wide range of vehicles thanks to our cooperation with transport companies.

Port Handling & Customs Clearing

Samatra offers a wide range of customs management services ranging from classification through compliance, ensuring that customers’ duty expenditure is minimized. We offer:

  • Port clearing through our agents in Djibouti
  • Customs clearing for import and export shipments from all customs clearing stations in Ethiopia.


We provide 3000 m2 covered and 4000 m2 open of professionally managed and secured dry storage area.

Our Yard can be used to ease and speed customs inspection and for the release of trucks at the convenience of your discharge rate at your premises

Value Added Service

In order to deliver the best service to its customers, Samatra can also handle the following:

  • Cargo Insurance
  • Documentary
  • Delivery
  • Packing and Moving
  • Booking
  • Project Cargoes

Forwarding partners

Samatra is a proud member of
ECU Line

Our Clients

We are trusted by these customers
BGI Ethiopia
Castel Winery
Kitchen World

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