Who We are

SYNTRANS was established in 2013, obtaining freight forwarding, customs clearing and ship agency licenses and qualification certificate. The founders have excellent work experience & academic background in this sector. They have been contributing a lot to the country’s shipping and logistics sector in their previous professional tenure in the state owned formerly known as Ethiopian Shipping Lines now called Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise.

Proficient educational background level summed up with more than 10 years of work experience in the shipping & logistics business, international exposures, best relationships with stake holders & the learning curves are the assets of SYNTRANS.

At SYNTRANS, ‘FAST MOVING, FORWARD THINKING” describes our vision to succeed – to be a leading, integrated logistics company that operates in the context of a global shipping & logistics.

The SYNTRANS brand is committed to quality service, people development, commitment and excellence. We aim to demonstrate and live by a performance‐driven culture, communicate transparently and exhibit a strong heritage of social responsibility.

Support and loyalty to customers and partners drives ‘The SYNTRANS way’.

SYNTRANS is young but fast growing from strength to strength. Our passion is to be East Africa’s leader in the freight forwarding of sea and air freight handling. We are committed to continuously seek opportunities which will enable us to spread our wings further and undertake movement of cargo in the entire East Africa. Ultimately, wherever there is a customer shipment, we at SYNTRANS will have the right solutions.

We are located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with our head quarter located in the heart of Addis Ababa Bole Road, Africa Avenue, Dembel City center and our branch office Located in Kality, infront of kality customs branch office. We have our operational teams in Kality Customs, Addis Ababa Airport, Modjo dry port, Adama Customs and other major customs points of the country. The business has expanded to offer our customers total solutions tailor made for their unique cargo and logistics needs be it at the sea port of Djibouti, dry ports or the airports of Addis Ababa.


To be East Africa’s World Class Logistics Company.


Providing efficient end to end logistics services.


  • Passion for Delivery
  • Forward Looking
  • Winning
  • Integrity
  • Commitment

Our People

At SYNTRANS, we believe in our people. With a team of dedicated & competent staff members, we are committed to providing tailor made offerings focusing on few key customers to ensure the best service level. We do believe in professionalism and our human resource programs coupled by our spirit of ‘winning’ in place dedicated to keep our staffs motivated, diligent and provide you with excellent customer service at all times.

Our Customers

Our customers are the heart of our business at SYNTRANS. We are motivated and inspired every day to offer you an efficient logistics service option that will enable you to remain focused on your core business. At all times customer service remains our priority. We pride ourselves in offering our customers exceptional logistics services that are safe, secure, timely and cost effective. Our scope of services extends from sea and airfreight, port handling, inland transport, customs clearance, project cargo logistics, third party logistics and value added services.

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