Exporting and importing logistics is no longer a barrier for roasters and growers who want to trade coffee directly but don’t have the necessary resources or volume to organize a full container. We are excited to announce the launch of the new feature allowing growers and roasters to find an exporter and a shared container for their coffee sourced directly.
The new shipping service can be used for orders of any sizes, including nano-lots, and enables growers to give roasters an instant quote for their coffee delivered in the closest warehouse to the roasters. By submitting a request, roasters and growers receive an instant non-binding quote to get their coffee transported and the final price of the coffee delivered. Roasters and growers can also enquire about dedicated containers for large volumes.
"Logistics has remained a major blocker for growers to be able to successfully build relationships with roasters. In the 21st century it cannot be that logistics remains such a pain. At Algrano, we want to remove this barrier by providing transparent information on costs and establish processes to make transporting coffee as easy and hassle free as possible. We want to enable growers and roasters to focus on the coffee and its quality, while all the logistics and administrative pain is covered and made easy for them” - says Raphael Studer, CEO of Algrano.
Key benefits of the new service include:
- Index of partners offering exporting services to independent producers
- List of upcoming shipments and guidance to organize the shipment
- Receive an instant quote for the delivery price to a warehouse in Europe or directly to a roastery
- Get the small volumes you struggled to secure before. Even the smallest order is a priority
- Know the timeline of your delivery immediately and follow the shipment live on algrano.
- Transparency along the way - know who is part of the process and where the coffee is at any given time
- The coffee can go straight to the roastery or stored according to the roaster’s needs (optional financing available)
Here's a short video explaining how to use the service and get a quote.
The service is available as of now! Calculate the cost of your shipping!