About U M Khona & Co.
Founded by Shri Umershi Manshi Khona, our organization is among the most experienced custom house agents in Mumbai, having completed 77 years in practice. The vision to shape its robust future was taken forward by his son in law, Shri Kirit Lapsia. At a time when the mere presence of EDI was a remote possibility, Kirit Bhai’s persistence drove the company’s progress amid numerous obstacles. He has been solely instrumental in the company’s growth from the 60s, adroitly handling the first ever parcels of Hindustan Unilever, VVF India & Godrej Industries in Mumbai Port. Through the long term relationships that we have forged with our clients, we place integrity and trust as fundamental values that drive our vision forward.These core values set the standards for the way we meet our business objectives, offer the best of infrastructure and metrics to help our clients mitigate risk, ultimately serving their best interests. As we stand today, proudly reminiscing the stories that steered the foundation of our vision, we embark on a journey to be the best version of ourselves, providing quality expertise on services and logistics tailor made to meet the specific requirements.
CUSTOMS CLEARANCE With U M Khona & Co., you are assured of fast, professional customs clearance. Our team of seasoned professionals understand the complexities of customs regulations and address them efficiently, thereby ensuring smooth and swift clearance of your consignments. Our core strength has been Liquid Bulk Clearances, comprising crude oil, edible oil and utility petrochemicals. Under the aegis of Mr. Jayyannt Lapsiaa who heads the All India Liquid Bulk Importers and Exporters Association, we have forged strong partnerships with CBIC and other prominent custom stations across India. The values below elucidate the services we offer for requisite clearance : Pioneers in Liquid Bulk Clearance since several decades Expertise in all types of container cargo clearances Clearances under all scrips and schemes including Advance Licence, EPCG, DEPB, etc. Clearance of Project Cargo and other machinery Liasioning with various Government Agencies for expediting clearances, namely FSSAI, ADC, Animal Quarantine, Plant Quarantine, etc. FREIGHT FORWARDING Decades of experience in providing freight forwarding services is what enables us to forge lasting partnerships with an ever-growing range of companies and boost their business prospects To enable a hassle free passage for your consignment, we ensure compliance to the ever-changing shipping regulations of every country. We are networked with leading freight forwarding agencies having tie-ups across the world enabling us to provide the best of rates despite competitive market conditions. Our in-house team works round the clock to obtain the most suitable rates both in terms of time as well as cost. TRANSPORT We offer avant garde solutions for shipping requirements, and strive to create a diligent supply chain system that optimizes operational and capital costs,benefiting the interests of our customers. Accompanied by a dedicated team of professionals, we offer our expertise for logistic pathways and transport solutions tailored to the needs of the customers. We provide professional transportation service at competitive rates. Our expertise in Customs Clearances, our network in Freight Forwarding and our Transportation set-up ensures total synchronization of activities & efficient clearances till your doorstep. We operate multi-fold vehicles of various specifications & cater to your needs anywhere across India.