DHL spells out renewed African focus

DHL has announced its renewed focus on Africa aimed at helping to ease the movement of goods within and out of the fast-growing continent and boost trade within regional economies, including the launch of a new pan-African road service. Amadou Diallo, CEO, Africa and South Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding revealed that DHL will soon […]


Africa Amadou Diallo DHL Global Forwarding road network


DHL has announced its renewed focus on Africa aimed at helping to ease the movement of goods within and out of the fast-growing continent and boost trade within regional economies, including the launch of a new pan-African road service. Amadou Diallo, CEO, Africa and South Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding revealed that DHL will soon roll out a new road freight solution in Africa connected by three main hubs in East, West and Southern Africa serving respective regions and helping link inter-regional movement of goods. Dubbed Africa Connect, the service will be offered from Mombasa and Dar es Salam (East), Spain and Morocco (West) and Johannesburg and Cape Town (South). The company is also aiming to help expand trade in core sectors such as oil and energy, industrial projects, life sciences and healthcare, aid and relief and the consumer segment through simplified, reliable and cost-efficient supply chains that will drive growth in the region.