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Efficient Service Delivery
Transport is a critical determinant in the conduct of international trade and impacts on national economies. The availability, quality, cost, and efficiency of transport services influence the trading environment and the competitiveness of export goods on the international market as well as the cost of imported goods.
In this regard, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council serves as an agent for economic development through interventions in cost moderation and cargo transport issues resulting in positive impact on inflationary trends in the country.
Establish an Enabling Environment for all Stakeholders by instituting an Efficient and Effective Economic Regulatory System in the Transport Sector
To be the foremost Economic Regulator providing a framework that fosters effective, efficient and competitive service delivery for sustainable growth in the transportation sector.
i. Establish an Effective and Efficient Transport Economic Regulatory system which Advances the Rights and Interests of Stakeholders.
ii. Ensure that the Nigerian Transport Sector contributes optimally to the Economic Growth of the Nation.
iii. Develop and sustain a Professional Workforce driven by Knowledge and Technology for consolidation and sustainable Growth
C – Customer Focus And Stewardship
I – Innovation
T – Trust And Integrity
A – Adaptability And Value Diversity
D – Discipline And Accountability
E – Equity And Fairness
L – Leadership
Set, Monitor and enforce standards of service delivery, ensure stability, accessibility and adequacy of services.
Monitoring freight rates along the Nation’s trading routes and providing accurate and timely data and other vital information for Shippers.
Monitoring and advising on the general trends in both domestic and international commodity markets for the benefit of relevant stakeholders.
Negotiates and agrees with service providers on the quality of services and charges payable in accordance with local and international standards.
Disseminate trade and transport information to stakeholders through indicative freight rates and local shipping charges.
Providing training and educational resources to enhance knowledge and professionalism both in local and international trade.
Who We Are
In line with the Federal Government port reform agenda, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council was appointed the Port Economic Regulator in February 2014, to create effective regulatory regime at the Nigerian ports for the control of tariff, rates, charges and other economic services.
We address the negative impact of port concession activities on the economy due to the absence of an economic regulator and to realize the optimal benefits of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s port reform processes.