Frequently Asked Questions

Q How do I ship a package?
A: When you are ready to ship your package, you have to download from our website us a Letter of Intent, Export Power of Attorney, and Customers Declaration Form. Once you have downloaded and fill all this information, you can bring the package with the completed forms to our office that is nearest to you.

Q:Are you allowed two (2) names on the consignee/receiver?
A:Having two names on the bills of lading is NOT acceptable. Only one name can appear. Also, no c/o (care of) can be present unless it is a Company Name followed by a person’s name.

Q:What does the abbreviation RORO mean?
A:It stands for Roll on Roll off. On the day the vessel is loading, longshoremen drive your vehicle on the vessel and latch it down. Then once the vessel discharges at the discharge port your vehicle is driven off.

Q: Do we offer marine insurance?
A: Yes we do, please call for further information.

Q: What is allowed to be inside a vehicle when shipping it RORO?
A:When shipping a vehicle RORO there can not be anything inside unless it was made for the car such as a car jack. If there are accessories left inside they will be removed!

Q:What is allowed to be inside a vehicle when shipping it inside a container?
A: When shipping cargo inside a container almost anything can be put inside as long you present Hitech Courier with a packing list with all the contents. FOOD IS NOT TO BE SHIPPED!

Q: Before shipping, should I remove my license plates?
A:We suggest that you remove your plates at the time of drop off at the port and take them with you overseas.

Q:Should I have a full tank of gas when I deliver to the port?
A:No, for safety your gas tank should be at ¼ tank or less due to U.S. Coast Guard regulations.

Reasons to Use Hitech Courier

HiTECH Courier offers reliable cargo services to Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Senegal and other parts of Africa. Please call our offices to enquire about other parts of the world. You can easily track your goods online and know when they actually arrive at port of destinations.

When you ship goods to your loved ones, you want to be sure they get there, and on time. HiTECH Courier is your guarantee for safe, on-time delivery to Africa and other parts of the world.

  • We are the number one Nigerian-owned shipping company in America
  • We have a fully staffed office in Lagos, Nigeria
  • We ship to major African destinations
  • We operate under strict US government regulations.
  • We have been in business for over 15 years and understand the terrain in USA and West Africa
  • We have a large warehouse to accommodate your goods, both in America and Nigeria.
  • Our staff are honest, diligent and reliable

Current Shipping Notice

 Sea Freight Schedule:

 

 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR NEW JERSEY OFFICE:

 

CONTAINER 081:  Clearing in progress.

CONTAINER 082: Will load in December 9th(All things been equal. Please allow 4-5 weeks for collection, after sailing) LOADED. ETA IN LAGOS IS JAN. 14TH,2018.

CONTAINER 083: Will load in December 23/30th.(All things been equal. Please allow 4-5 weeks for collection, after sailing)

OFFICE WILL CLOSE: January 1st, 2017 - January 14th, 2018. Will open Monday, January 15th, 2018. HAPPY NEW YEAR IN ADVANCE.

 

New Jersey: We intend to load container 081 on saturday, October 14th, 2017. Customers are hereby advised to drop their packages as soon as possible, as we load by FIFO(First in First out) system.

Hitech Courier llc reserves the right to change loading dates in view of circumstances beyond our control.  LOADED

 

CONTAINER 080:  available for pickup Wednesday, November 15th,2017.

 

NOTE: collection will be at our new office, Nigeria Army Shopping Arena, Oshodi, Lagos. UNIT EG3/01.

Please contact  Femi Atoyegbe at 08188702998/ 07059647747 immediately. Thank you.

 

 

 

FLORIDA:  intends to load container 037 very soon.

Please call Florida office  @ 813-728-7510 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more details.

 

CONTAINER 036: Loaded on Friday, October 27th,2017. The Vessel sailed on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 and expected to arrive Tincan, Lagos this weekend of November 30th, 2017. 

New arrival date is December 7th.

 

CONTAINER 035: available for pickup. 

Vessel sailed on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017. The ETA in Lagos is Wednesday November 2nd, 2017.(Please allow 1-2 weeks for collection). Thank you

 

1st Update: The vessel arrived Lagos today, Friday, November 3rd, 2017. Clearing process would begin on Monday, November 6th, 2017.

 

 

CONTAINER 034:  available for pick-up.

 

 Please call Femi Atoyegbe @ 08134159475, 07059647747. Pick-up location: Nigeria Army Shopping Arena, Oshodi, Lagos

UNIT EG3/01.