Tariff Consulting


Tariff Consulting is a firm that specializes in providing consultation services to businesses in Africa that are looking to navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of import and export tariffs. Our aim is to help businesses optimize their supply chains, reduce costs, and increase profitability through expert advice on tariff regulations, compliance, and planning. We will differentiate ourselves from our competitors by incorporating innovative technology solutions and a customer-centric approach to service delivery.

Market Opportunity:

The African continent has a combined population of over 1.3 billion people, with a fast-growing middle class that is driving demand for imported goods. However, navigating the complex and fragmented tariff regulations across the 54 African countries can be a daunting task for businesses looking to enter or expand in the market. With a shortage of experts in tariff consulting, there is a significant opportunity for a firm like Tariff Consulting to fill this gap and provide businesses with the guidance they need to succeed.


Tariff Consulting will offer a range of services that will help businesses navigate the complex regulatory landscape in Africa. These services include:

  1. Tariff Classification: We will assist businesses in determining the correct tariff classification for their products, ensuring they are compliant with regulations and avoiding penalties for incorrect classification.
  2. Tariff Planning: We will help businesses optimize their supply chain by strategically planning import/export tariffs to reduce costs and increase profitability.
  3. Tariff Compliance: We will provide ongoing support to ensure businesses remain compliant with changing tariff regulations and avoid penalties.
  4. Tariff Automation: We will incorporate innovative technology solutions to streamline the tariff process for businesses, reducing time and costs associated with manual classification.

Marketing and Sales:

Tariff Consulting will leverage a mix of traditional and digital marketing strategies to reach potential clients. We will attend industry events, participate in trade shows, and utilize social media and online advertising to promote our services. Our sales team will focus on building relationships with potential clients through targeted outreach and networking events.


Our revenue model will be based on a combination of hourly consulting fees and retainer agreements with clients. We project a revenue of $500,000 in the first year, growing to $2 million in the third year. Our initial startup costs will be $200,000, including office space, equipment, and staff salaries.


Our team will consist of experienced tariff consultants, including lawyers and customs experts, with a deep understanding of African tariff regulations. We will also hire a technology specialist to lead the development of our innovative tariff automation solutions.


Tariff Consulting is an innovative and customer-centric firm that aims to provide businesses with the guidance they need to succeed in Africa’s complex tariff landscape. By leveraging our expertise in tariff consulting and incorporating innovative technology solutions, we are confident that we will establish ourselves as a leader in the market and achieve significant growth in the coming years.

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