Logistics firm Bwala Africa closes Ksh 24 million debt financing

Kenyan logistic firm Bwala Africa Group has secured a  Ksh 24m debt financing from South African-based bank CFC Stanbic to meet the rising demand for last mile fleet connectivity. With the financing, Bwala Africa is rolling out 8 new trucks from ISUZU East Africa, four directly funded by CFC and the other 4 funded internally […]

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Leveraging Technology to eliminate Intermediaries in the supply chain, driving efficiencies and reducing costs

By Priscilla Muhiu, Head of Marketing, Sendy According to a survey by Brandshop in 2016, 90% of US consumers prefer to buy goods directly from the manufacturer if they could. Globally, the idea of selling directly to consumers is still nascent but it will soon become the new frontier in retail and manufacturing. We already see a […]

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Piece Building a Better Supply Chain in Africa

By Dustin Homer, Director: Client Solutions at Fraym It’s well known in the logistics and supply chain game that the last mile of a shipment’s journey is inevitably the most expensive – possibly accounting for over 50% of total delivery costs, according to a 2016 report by McKinsey. Now imagine that last mile is in Africa. […]

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Logistics marketplace firm Bwala Africa Group launches its in Kenya to connect vehicle owners and mechanics to clients

Logistics marketplace Bwala Africa Group has launched its operations in Kenya. The company joins the of logistics marketplaces in the country like Sendy and Lori Systems and will allow its users to hire vehicles and source for repairs as well as service and maintenance. It will also link them to trusted mechanics and genuine spare […]

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