The negotiations for the purchase of Bolloré Africa Logistics comes at a time when the cards in logistics - from the seas to port infrastructures - have been shuffled by the Covid-19 crisis. The change has been accelerated by the significant capital gains made by the giants in the sector. It is up to Africa to take advantage of this.
DHL wants to extend its less than container-load (LCL) service to Nigeria, but its plans are being delayed by lack of infrastructure at the country’s ports, Amadou Diallo, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa, tells The Africa Report.
Transnet has announced that it will sell slots of its rail network to third parties in an effort to liberalise the the rail sector, but the African Rail Industry Association (ARIA) argues that current terms placed on the table by the state owned company may limit investor appetite.