Greenshields Cowie (GSC) is an is an award-winning logistics provider for solar programs worldwide. We operate a global freight network, but specialise in the delivery of complex multi-site solar installation programmes in remote and challenging environments throughout Africa and the Middle East. We have extensive experience managing complex logistics projects for all major donors, governments, NGO’s and the private sector.
Over the last three years we have delivered over £22 million worth of PV solar components to multiple final destinations under donor-funded programmes for the solar electrification of schools, public health centres and refugee camps in remote, rural and difficult to reach areas throughout Africa, comprising a total installed capacity of 5.7MWp.
Our specialist team of logistics experts work in partnership with our clients, to find innovative logistics solutions that best serve their individual needs. Exceptional project management skills combined with deep-rooted knowledge of developing countries is essential - and this is where GSC’s unique project management approach excels. We offer a vital understanding of the bureaucratic, environmental, and infrastructural challenges of less developed countries; and over the years we have developed a reliable network and knowledge among national authorities and service providers, global transport suppliers, and cargo airlines. Our well-established network of local knowledge and of national authorities, service providers, global transport providers, cargo airlines and shipping lines which bring a comprehensive understanding of the world’s most challenging environments.
GSC’s experience and approach to the significant logistical challenges when delivering solar projects to final inland and remote destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, make us an ideal partner for your solar programmes.
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GSC’s experience and approach to the significant logistical challenges faced when delivering solar projects to final inland and remote destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East make us an ideal partner for your solar programmes. We manage the entire solar supply chain process including:
- Quality Assurance & Inspection Services
- Impeccable, Transparent Documentation of all Freight Movements
- Local Transportation
- Export and Import Clearance
- Final Inland Distribution to site
GSC won the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Ocean Services Award in recognition of outstanding performance on the Lagos Solar Project funded by the Department of International Development (DFID). We provided inspection, quality assurance and logistics functions to deliver £15m of solar panels, batteries, controllers, cabins, cabling and equipment to support power generation in 172 schools and 11 health care centres throughout Lagos State.
Greenshields Cowie & Co. Ltd. is fully owned by Crown Agents Ltd, a Social Enterprise which is itself owned by The Crown Agents Foundation (CAF).
The CAF ensures that both Crown Agents and Greenshields Cowie remain committed to international development, it also manages the funds that Crown Agents contributes back into development activities.
Greenshields Cowie & Co. Ltd is registered in England and Wales No. 337651
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