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New IRU study shows how TIR can radically reduce trade costs in Africa

The IRU report, “Transit costs in East and Southern Africa” clearly demonstrates how African countries implementing the TIR Convention can reduce the costs of trade in southern and eastern Africa by hundreds of dollars per container, thus saving billions of dollars and increasing GDP in African countries. The report unequivocally concludes that the TIR system […]

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Sub-Saharan Africa: Tackling the headwinds after the economic turnaround

Commerzbank has realised a new report “Sub-Saharan Africa: Tackling the headwinds after the economic turnaround”. The document offers some interesting incites into the prospects for the region’s economy; the below text taken from the report itself sums up the document quite nicely. “Beyond the regional economic analysis, experts discuss with us current challenges and future perspectives […]

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Seeking pilot companies

The LOGISA system combines social collaboration with supply chain optimization. We are nearing the beta version of the LOGISA platform and are seeking logistic companies (transporter, forwarders, companies, shippers, importers and exporters) to take part in our pilots. These pilots start in September 2016. As a pilot company you can (free of charge) join our […]

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Come and join us!

Come and join us! Since November last year, we have all been working hard realizing the LOGISA platform. For the last few months the focus has been on building a working supply chain module and integrating the module with the existing community module. There are still a few teething problems that need to be settled […]

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LOGISA: Logistics Innovation and Information System East Africa

LOGISA: Logistics Innovation and Information System East Africa  Introduction                                                                                                                           The LOGISA consortium, consisting of DSM Corridor Group, TransportLAB and Cofano Software Solutions, was awarded a grant by the Logistics Innovation for Trade (LIFT) Challenge Fund in November 2015 to implement their project of establishing an East African supply chain platform that will comprise several modules […]

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Functional and Technical designs delivered!

Functional and Technical designs delivered! Today we have delivered the functional and technical designs of both the community part and the supply chain part. The community part wil already be operational in just a few weeks and will be used to create a voice of the market to users (User Board) and relevant industry partners […]

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