The Top Courier Services in Nigeria are:
Here is a list of Courier Services in Nigeria
6. Red Star
7. Skynet Worldwide
11. GIG Logistics
Firstly, What are Courier/Delivery Companies
Courier companies are nothing but parcel delivery firms that help in delivering the package and other confidential documents. However, the difference between the courier services and regular postal deliveries is the speed of delivery and efficiency in delivery.
Why we choose courier services?
Business in Nigeria choose courier service for their speed of delivery. These courier delivery companies offer many services such as on-time delivery, next day delivery, and premium delivery. If you are a business owner, it is important to consider needs and requirements of customers.
Are you running an E-commerce Website or Business in Nigeria? Are you looking for an efficient courier service? Because of the hassles involved in getting the right courier service we have written out a list of Delivery companies in Nigeria. If I missed any of your Favourite companies, kindly indicate in the comment section
DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL, thus, they provide international courier, parcel, and express mail service. They are one of the oldest services in Nigeria.
You can download their rate cards below:
Or you can get their rates here
You can also contact them here
SREX is new in the Nigerian Logistics Industry, however, they claim to deliver worldwide at the best rates
You can contact them with the following information below:
Customer care: +2347044400003 ,+2347044400011
UPS was founded Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, interestingly, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe.
You can get their rates here
They have customer service centres scattered across Nigeria, please view them here
Lastly, the contact details of their main customer service in Nigeria is:
Address: Plot 16, Oworonski Expressway, Gbagada Industrial Estate, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: +234-1-2713605 | +234-1-2713606
EMS Nigeria was established in 1986 as a courier arm of the Nigerian Postal Service following the decision of the universal postal union (UPU) at its 1984 congress in Hamburg, Germany for member-countries to set up courier service as a direct response to the incursion of private courier companies into the traditional domain of the post.
You can contact them with the contact information below:
Address: International Mail Processing Centre (Impc), Nipost Building Nacho Complex, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Customer Service: +234-9087100300 | +234-9087100301
FedEx Express claims to have invented the express distribution
You can order your shipment online here
Thus, FedEx is represented in Nigeria by a nominated Service Contractor
For more information about the FedEx services available from Nigeria please contact:
Company: Red Star Express
Telephone: +234 12715670
Service Available: Export/Import
Red Star Express Plc provides a portfolio of full logistic solutions which includes, but not limited to International and Domestic express delivery, Freight Forwarding, Integrated Logistics Solutions, Information and Document Management Solutions, Warehousing and E-commerce Solutions.
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Their main contact information is as follows:
Head Office: 70, International Airport Road Lagos.
Admin Office: 12, Adeola Ajayi Street Off Oludegun Avenue, Mafoluku Oshodi, Lagos.
Customer Service Lines
Mobile: +234 90620 71819
Tel: +234 90620 71812
Tel: +234 90620 71817
However, they have a dynamic Express Centre Locator to find the nearest RSE Centre, nearest to you! It’s simple, fast and effective, you can use it here
SkyNet Worldwide Express launched its first services in the USA in 1972, also, they provide flexible and reliable door to door mail and parcel delivery services
You can contact them using the following information:
Address: 19/21 Balogun street, Anifowoshe Ikeja, Lagos
Rowsy claims that they offer next day courier pick-ups and immediate national and international delivery.
You can get their rates here
Also, you can contact them with the information below:
Okota Office (Cargo)
Rowsy International Ltd
125 Okota Road, Isolo,
Phone: +234(0)1 3425265-6
Ikeja Office (Courier)
Rowsy International Ltd
Unit B19, 1st-floor Assets Corp Plaza,
21 Obafemi Awolowo Way,
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +234(0)1 3425267,
Tel: +234 (0) 1 4602225-6
ABC expanded its service through its network of terminals and strategic alliances with organisations
You can contact them here:
52C, Ikorodu Road
Fadeyi, Lagos State.
081-01312485, 08142552445, 080-63261919.
However, you can visit their various contact centres here
Trans-Nationwide Express Plc (TRANEX) is a Logistics Company engaged in domestic and International Express delivery, haulage, freight and other ancillary transportation and storage services.
However, you can contact them using the information below:
Address: 28, Oshodi Apapa Expressway, Oshodi Lagos.
Office: (+234) 8123682573 & (+234) 9095270137
Customer Care: (+234) 8025697917
Email: email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Firstly, GIG logistics was founded in 2012, furthermore, they have packages for E-commerce companies
The location of their head office is as follows:
Address: 1, Wole Ariyo Street, Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria
Lastly, you can view their other branches here
Here is a checklist to help you find the best courier service to support your business and build better relationships with your customers. these are the most important factors you should look out for when choosing a courier service
- Cost to value
- Courier insurance
- Size and weight limitations
- Proof of delivery
- Customer service
- Speed of delivery
Finally, Did we miss your favourite courier service in Nigeria? Then leave a comment
Aug 15, 2018 at 11:46 AM /
This is a well informed write up especially for e-commerce companies operating in Nigeria.
Aug 15, 2018 at 11:54 AM /
Thanks you Sir, I really appreciate
Oct 28, 2018 at 2:23 AM /
Very informative write up, thanks for sharing
Sep 16, 2019 at 11:15 PM /
Thanks for your comment on this topic, these are the top courier companies in Nigeria
Oct 13, 2019 at 9:36 PM /
GEx Logistics : Nationwide E-commerce Delivery & Logistics Services in Nigeria
GEx Logistics is your nationwide logistics service and expert in e-commerce delivery in Nigeria! We offer cash on delivery & prepaid services to our clients.
Oct 14, 2019 at 3:19 PM /
Thanks for letting us know
Apr 6, 2021 at 3:54 AM /
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Also, it is nice to have a trusted courier delivery company when you are sending a confidential parcel.