Addis Ababa Hub

Ethiopian state-of-the-art Cargo Terminal-II
The new Cargo Terminal-II , which was inaugurated on June 29, 2017, combined with our existing Terminal will give us a total tonnage capacity of around 1 million per annum which is the largest in the continent of Africa. This milestone make Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services one of the world’s largest cargo terminals; comparable with cargo terminals in Amsterdam Schiphol, Singapore Changi, or Hong Kong.”The new terminal covers an area of 40,000m2 for the warehouse facility of which the Dry Cargo warehouse lays on 22,000m2 and the Perishable ware house lays on 18,000m2. Whereas, the major areas of the terminal are the apron, the office building and the land side parking area placed in the area of 68,886m2, 10,000m2 and 20,400m2 respectively.The new warehouse is equipped with modern cargo handling equipment having  eight Elevating Transfer Vehicles (ETV) and seventy Workstations for import, export and transit.

We provide ramp handling services to freighters which fully integrate with our physical cargo handling service, giving maximum efficiency between air-side operations and Terminal Operated by our Ramp Services Unit. Our Ramp Handling services comprise the following

  • Aircraft loading and unloading
  • Storage and securing of loads in aircraft
  • All documentation for ramp handling services

Our terminal provides state-of-the-art facilities for air cargo handling. With all facilities integrated by our highly automated cargo handling systems, we offer a complete range of time-efficient Physical Handling services designed to help speed up your business process.

Our highly automated ULD Storage System is one of the most sophisticated devices of cargo handling technologies, enabling us to process cargo with unprecedented speed, transparency and reliability.

Our cargo build-up and break-down workstations are designed to handle both import and export cargo, ensuring maximum efficiency in the use of terminal facilities. Our automated Cargo storage and retrieval systems, facilitated by forklift and stacker operators using wireless radio frequency handheld terminals, connect workstations with every process point, allowing the smooth flow of cargo within the Main Terminal Building up from acceptance to the delivery points.

Using the automated cargo handling and storage systems inside our Cargo Terminal means that human handling is minimized. Our Racking System is fully customs-bonded with both computerized and human security systems providing maximum protection. The Main Terminal Building has more than 38 close circuit television cameras and security access control system to safeguard the security of stored cargo and the premises.

We provide one-stop-shop service to help speed up the import and export processes. Fully integrated with our warehouse handling and ramp handling services, we offer the following document handling services.

To help speed up the export process we offer the following services:

  • Checking, accepting
  • Processing manifests
  • Load estimates
  • Load preparation
  • For more information Download the document here General information Export

Airlines, freight forwarders and shippers can enjoy the following import documentation services:

  • Arrival notification
  • Document release
  • Customs clearance by import brokers
  • Quarantine process
  • Express discharge of special cargo

For more information Download the document here General information import

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport