For centuries feeder towns and markets have played an important part in trade routes. Images of traders on camels on
The growth in Africa markets have sparked renewed interest in overcoming retail supply chain challenges. Below are a number of issues
As an expatriate based in Ethiopia in the late nineties, just-in-time (JIT) delivery seemed like a Nollywood (Nigerian film industry)
Implementing a 3rd party distribution system in emerging markets can be a challenging undertaking. Often distributors don’t have the required skills and
Servicing small groceries, mom & pop shops, dukas or souks in emerging markets is no easy undertaking. Many companies don’t
There is increased interest in micro distributors and the potential they hold within an inclusive business model. Well documented micro
Implementing a 3rd party distribution system in emerging markets can be a challenging undertaking. Below are a number reasons why
Channel strategy – companies must map out a clear channel strategy and identify which channel the selected distributor will service.
I recently spent some time in Tanzania looking at the “last mile” of logistics of medical supplies in the country.
Mi Tienda (private-held company) is engaged in the rural distribution of non-perishable food and personal care products in Mexico. The