Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN), on Monday, launched the Practitioners Operation
Fee (POF) in Lagos.
to make payments on the portal.
means that there will be no full importation into the portal until two to three
attracting a fee of N1,000 while a 40ft container will attract N2,000 before it
can be cleared from the port.
sure the objectives of the POF are effective and achieved.
to the seaport for now; it is a phased thing and we will get to the airport
the technology; it has been in observation but we should know that there is a
difference between the field and things done in the office,” he said.
a 16-man response team that would attend to people in case of any issue with
portal would have an e-wallet where one could keep funds aside, and in case of
any issue, it could be reverted within 48 hours.
security reasons during payment, a One-Time Password (OTP) would be generated
from the bank, and when that was done, it would enable one to be debited.
of the freight forwarder, consignment and description of goods would be on the
printout given, and an acknowledgement copy sent to the person’s email.
would be provided with an Excel sheet which would be ticked off before one was
allowed to carry the cargo out of the port.
to do with the process on the portal; the only role they play is to verify the
receipt against the control document to ensure one has paid before leaving the
access the portal using their registration number and follow the steps, and the
portal accepts all cards for payment.
accessed through the Google play store for download,” he said.
there was an environment in the portal that showed the level of activities
going on in the port so as to monitor progress.