Special Cargo

Perishable Cargo

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services delivers your perishable cargo to its destination fresh and on time. We are able to meet the special requirements of a wide variety of perishables. Whether you transport vegetables, seafood, chilled meat or flowers, our temperature-controlled facilities ensure that your perishable cargo arrives in optimal condition.

We handle all kinds of import and export perishable shipments in modern cold room facility at our hub in Addis Ababa with adjustable temperature to suit all kind of perishable shipment. Our experienced staff ensures your goods are handled within its required temperature range.

A service designed to cater for transportation of perishable products such as fresh fruits, flowers, vegetables, fish, meat and dairy products, in the most efficient and reliable way possible to ensure product freshness and cool-chain integrity is preserved.

Valuable Cargo

Ethiopian Cargo services offer a remarkably high level of security when transporting valuable items such as gold, banknotes, precious art pieces and jewelers.

We use secured containers, security escorts and dedicated private room at our hub to safeguard your valuable cargo. We also offer priority handling to ensure swift transportation of your precious goods.


With controlled temperature of the specific requirement, we take extra care in delivering both incoming and outgoing Pharmaceuticals.

Ethiopian Cargo serves you with speed and well controlled conditions in the movements and storage of pharmaceuticals. Your shipment receives prompt attention and careful handling from the moment it is handed over to us, until it is ready for collection.

Ethiopian Cargo’s temperature-controlled cold chain service specially designed for the pharmaceutical industry. We have different Storage room for different pharma specification: Cool (+15°C/+25°C), cold (+2°C/+8°C), frozen (-15°C/-20°C) temperature controlled storage rooms available.

Horticultural Products

We specialize in the handling of horticultural products. You will receive your consignment as freshly as it was delivered to us.

Live Animals

At Ethiopian Cargo, we are about the well-being of all live animals that are delivered to us. Our dedicated and trained cargo handling team has all the necessary expertise to provide safe, tender and professional care at all times both on scheduled and charter flights.

Live animal shipments must meet all local government health, convention on international trade endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the specific guidelines of the current IATA live animal regulation. We handle live animals with care in compliance with IATA Live Animals Regulations. You can also rely on our dedicated staff to ensure the welfare of the animals.

dangerous goods

Our trained, certified and highly dedicated cargo handling team ensures the highest safety standards at all stage of transporting your dangerous goods shipments, from acceptance to arrival at destination .All handling procedures are fully compliant with IATA dangerous goods regulation, safety standards and local regulations.

Please note the following points before shipping dangerous goods:

You must fully comply with the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations when transporting restricted goods.

You must ensure that the articles or substances are not prohibited for transportation by air.

You are responsible for identifying and classifying all dangerous goods, such as packing, marking, and labeling, in compliance with IATA regulations.

You are responsible for identifying and classifying all dangerous goods, such as packing, marking, and labeling, in compliance with IATA regulations.

You must complete a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and an air waybill for each consignment of dangerous goods.

Mail and Courier

This exclusive service caters to the need of airport to airport transportation of mail, documents and packaged boxes. All courier services have the benefit of shortest acceptance time at the origin, higher loading priority and highest offloading priority at the specified destination. For more information on this service, please contact your local Ethiopian Cargo office or agent.

Ethiopian Cargo is best known to support the manufacturing sector in Ethiopian by availing enough cargo capacity with attractive commodity specific rates. Exports like garments, textiles, leather and leather products have always been our priority.

We provide a sensitive priority service for human remains and definite collection time at the time of booking.

Special Cargo