Kerildbert was founded in 1988 and commenced operations in 1992. Our firm is the product of a vision conceived & nurtured into existence by our patriarch/founder, who had a burning desire to leave indelible imprints & a legacy in clearing & freight forwarding in Nigeria.
We have grown bigger and evolved into a full-fledged logistics firm integrating sundry supply chain services to enable us finance, collect and deliver all kinds of products door-to-door for businesses in different sectors in Nigeria & beyond.
Today, Kerildbert offers end-to-end supply chain & logistics solutions via an array of services that includes shipping, import/export, freight forwarding, customs clearance, door-to-door delivery, transportation/haulage, relocation & removals (domestic & foreign) and vessel charter services.
Our team is made up of highly talented, driven, tech-savvy and greatly experienced professionals who have been instrumental to the business milestones attained & successes achieved over the years. They remain our most valuable assets!
OUR AFFILIATIONS, PRESENCE & REACH.
After 11 years of calling Shippers Tower, Apapa our home, we recently moved our head office to 16, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, while maintaining liaison offices in Abuja & Port Harcourt. Kerildbert is affiliated to the Council for The Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and the Association of Nigerian Customs Licensed Agents (ANCLA).
We are also a member of the Global Logistics Network (GLN); a network with a representation of 536 offices in 310 cities & 136 countries globally, posting annual revenues of USD 9.5 Billion, staff strength of 27,675 employees and handling capacity of over 3 million shipments per year.
KERILDBERT OFFERS CUSTOMER-SPECIFIC LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS
’Our raison détre as a company is to facilitate seamless cross border trade through the efficient freight forwarding, customs clearing, goods handling and swift transportation of products from location to location.
To build a reliable and dependable full-service supply chain company that continuously exceed the expectations of all stakeholders (i.e., customers, employees, partners, regulators etc) by:
- building a strong global network of partners and a web of branches across Nigeria.
- setting the highest standards for Customer Service and Employee Satisfaction.
- driving Operational Excellence through Innovation & Information Technology.
To be the preferred global logistics partner of choice in Nigeria and West Africa.
THE KERILDBERT ADVANTAGE
As partners, we consider our clients’ business our business and are vested in their success and their growth. This why we provide them with nothing but excellent service experiences at all times.
In the words of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc’s founding CEO, we aim to get even closer to our clients, so close that we can tell them what they need even before they realize it and this is because we realize that our clients desire peace regarding their shipments. This is exactly what we strive to give them always.
Our professionalism is quite evident in how we conduct our business, in our attitude towards work, in our ethics, and our communication with clients and other industry stakeholders.
Over the years, we have built outstanding relationships with numerous clients by enforcing the highest standards and by being a stickler for industry regulation.
Over the past three decades, we have maintained high ethical standards and practices. As part of our services, we offer partners and clients full and accurate disclosure of all the information necessary for meaningful collaboration, genuine cooperation, and collective decision-making at all times.
This is the reason our clients have stuck with us through the years.
MEET OUR TEAM
IKAZOBOH, Gerald Oshone
Gerald Ikazoboh is a graduate of the University of Birmingham & Middlesex University United Kingdom with over 16 years of professional experience. He is the Managing Director of Kerildbert Holdings Ltd.
He has worked in various capacities as Operations Manager-Swiftcall Ltd UK, Senior Network Engineer-KDDI Europe UK, IT Manager & Network Support-Eurosat & Euronet Cellular Communications London UK. In the course of his career, he has designed, developed, and implemented projects on business development, business solutions, state-of-the-art database technology, supplies, and distribution of various companies’ products among others. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.
OYETAYO, Oluremi Sharon
Heading of Clearing & forwarding
Oluremi Oyetayo is a certified Supply chain and Logistics professional with significant practical experience across supply chain functions ranging from customer service, sales, shipping, logistics, freight forwarding (import & export), and procurement.
She has a proven track record of leadership, improving team performance, operational management, and delivering value and quality service while forging valuable relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Oluremi is a product and an alumnus of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife from which she graduated in 2010 with a bachelors degree in linguistics.
ADELEYE, Michael Olusegun
Head, Business Development – Sales & marketing
Michael Adeleye is a strategic thinker, astute communicator, and creative solution provider with a significant capacity to nurture business growth across multiple channels. A 2011 Business Administration graduate of Lagos State University, he started his career in commercial banking with Union bank Plc where he made a business case for an innovative customer service initiative to address arguably the bank’s then singular, most challenging pain-point – service delivery.
With over 12 years of professional experience in strategic business growth, sales & marketing cutting across construction, media/branding/advertising, engineering consulting, and supply chain, he has utilized his wealth of experience in supporting the corporate, strategic, and tactical objectives of the companies he has worked with.
Michael holds a B.Sc degree and a Diploma in Project Management. He also holds professional certificates in business analysis, marketing strategy, digital marketing, and leadership and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Digital Marketing & Business at Max Business School (Online).
Stephen Ikechukwu, a graduate of Accounting from Lagos State University, is a versatile, experienced, and highly resourceful professional accountant with over 10 years of work experience in finance, audit, and taxation.
A member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and a Chartered Accountant (in view), he has shown himself to be an energetic, hardworking team player who embodies integrity and honesty. He is conversant with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Acceptable Accounting Practices (GAAP).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I want to import goods into Nigeria. What is my first step?
Anybody importing physical goods into Nigeria shall in first instance process a Form “M” through and authorized dealer bank irrespective of the value and whether or not payment is involved.
What is ASYCUDA number?
ASYCUDA number is a unique identifier for either an importer or an exporter that wishes to transact with Nigeria Customs Service. It is port restricted.
What is Overseas Shipping?
Overseas shipping is a Kerildbert solution that allows you ship in and export items from any of your favorite stores abroad, anywhere in the world and ship to your doorstep in Nigeria.
What are the requirements for getting an ASYCUDA number?
1. Certificate of Incorporation.
2. Tax clearance certificate.
3. Directors Information.
4. Application Letter
Do you ship all kinds of items?
Yes, excluding items prohibited by law enforcement agencies. The size of your item is no barrier as special arrangements are available for supersized items
Great processes deliver excellent results when driven by great people. This is why we place a premium on our human resources and are continually on the look-out for talented individuals to join our workforce.
To remain relevant in a highly competitive sector like ours, we seek bright talents. So, we invite you to join our team and together write the next glorious chapter of the Kerildbert story.
JOIN US TODAY!