OCTOBER 9, 2023
In a recent episode of Tony’s Tech Side, a podcast on Africa Tech Radio, renowned for its insightful discussions on cutting-edge tech and business topics, the spotlight was on the promising future awaiting African logistics startups.
The focal point of the conversation was the transformative potential offered by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, set to reshape the logistics landscape and provide considerable growth opportunities for emerging businesses.
Two prominent figures in this insightful discussion were Stephen Elisha, the Director of Sales at SHIP Africa, and Taiwo Fapuju, the Chief Operations Officer at SHIP Africa.
They shed light on the state of the logistics sector and how startups can navigate the evolving environment.
Stephen Elisha highlighted the substantial economic growth in Africa, stating, that the burgeoning market presents immense opportunities for logistics startups. With the implementation of the AfCFTA, significant growth is anticipated in the coming years.
Both Stephen and Taiwo expressed their optimism for the future of the logistics industry, with Taiwo noting that regardless of the challenges that lie ahead, the market space is expected to increase substantially, highlighting Ship Africa’s commitment to capitalize on the AfCFTA Agreement, to pave the way for growth within the logistics sector.
SHIP Africa, a logistics aggregator founded by Walter Isoko, offers customers access to various logistics partners, including renowned carriers such as DHL, UPS, FedEx, and Aramex, providing customers with the convenience to select their preferred service.