Figuring it out: Africa supply chain in review

Kenya Mombasa cargo – 11%

Mombasa handled 11 percent more cargo in the first nine months of this year. This in part due to expanded handling capacity and improvements to Kenya’s railway system, the port’s management said.

Africa aviation fatalities – 37%

African’s aviation sector accounts for 9 percent of aircraft accidents yearly and 37 per cent of Aviation fatalities globally, according to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Makro & WumDrop

South Africa’s Makro has acquired a majority stake in last-mile delivery startup WumDrop. The acquisition will enable Macro to speed up eCommerce deliveries of customers. Makro has already rolled out WumDrop to 16 stores in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Pretoria. More…

DP World & Mali

DP World has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Mali. DP World plans to develop a transportation and logistics strategy with electronic customs processes in collaboration with the Mali government. More…

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