Freight News, Logistics

Plus-sized in East Africa

[ November 1, 2016   //   ]

US-owned forwarder Logistics Plus has expanded its presence in East Africa with new locations in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya; Kampala, Uganda; and Juba, South Sudan.  The new sites will serve the entire East Africa corridor, including Burundi, Tanzania, Somalia, and eastern DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo).

The company claims the largest fleet of trucks in East Africa – 1,300 – all fitted with tracking devices for real-time positioning, customs clearance licenses in all countries, 90,000sq ft feet of warehousing space in Nairobi, a 79-acre inland container depot next to Mombasa port – the only ICD with direct road and gate access – and 2.4 million cu ft of bonded and general warehousing space in Mombasa, along with 15-acres of bonded and general warehousing space in Kampala.