Galaxy Freight: Unparalleled Expertise in International Cargo Services & Logistics

Afzal Malbarwala,Managing Director

Afzal Malbarwala

Managing Director

Globalization has made the world economy more connected and interdependent, leading to greater trade in goods and services across borders. In the fiscal year 2018-19 alone, India’s total merchandise exports generated $330 billion while imports amounted to $514 billion. As such, it is evident that businesses would come-up with strategies to utilize this vast opportunity to expand their market reach. With its enormous wisdom in freight forwarding, Mumbai-based Galaxy Freight looks forward to expand its reach in India by taking advantage of the infrastructure development and road & railways upgradation happening in the country. “We see a good opportunity in this segment for players like us who are very well versed with the local regulations and have an appetite and the right systems & processes in place for assisting clients with the complete services,” says Tayeb Ismail Malbarwala, Chairman, Galaxy Freight.

Ensuring Safety & Security through Use of Technology
With the use of state-of-the-art security software technologies, Galaxy Freight focuses on delivering the right goods at the right place time & cost, and most importantly in the perfect condition while adhering to international standards like AEO and CTPAT.
The company’s cumulative experience of more than 300 years helps the firm quickly align with customer strategies. In addition, its knack of thinking from the customers’ perspective facilitates Galaxy Freight in transferring the right information to the necessary stakeholders using technology, which results in avoiding the hurdles en route and eventually customers in getting their deliveries at the earliest. Monthly discussions are held with customers to further optimize the supply chain and concentrate on customer preferences like speed and cost.

We are looking to build an organization which can be a supply chain partner involved in the entire process right from the idea stage of the product to recycling the product

Leveraging its partnership with several airlines, shipping lines and CFS, Galaxy Freight also provides assistance in various International Supply Chain operations ranging from document management to origin logistics tasks like buyers consolidation, store allocations Pick-and-Pack, palletization/slip sheeting, kitting and co-packing, garment-on-hanger handling, contract logistics and much more.

Taking a Leap Forward
Commenting on the future roadmap of the company, Afzal Malbarwala, Managing Director, Galaxy Freight, says “We are looking to build an organization which can be a supply chain partner involved in the entire process right from the idea stage of the product to recycling the product”. The company aims at expanding its reach to engage with packing, optimal utilization of resources, consultancy and information flow with the help of technology, apart from continuously enhancing its moving freight business. The continuous endeavors to improve and serve explain how the company has won so many awards like Singapore Airlines Top Cargo Agents Award, KLM Cargo Appreciation for Support, Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Agency Award, SriLankan Airlines Productivity Award, Golden Kilo Award, Top Agents Award, EVA AIR Award, and Golden Kilo Award. Galaxy Freight has also been recognized by reputed organizations such as IATA, AMTOI, ACAAI, FIATA, FMC-USA, MTO-GOI, NVOCC and FedEx.