Logistics Update Africa
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Logistics Update Africa (LUA) is a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to logistics and transport industry of Africa. The magazine is rich in features highlighting Africa’s enormous potential. The various sectors carried are Road, Air, Rail and Shipping. LUA is Africa’s only logistics publication and caters to readers from all over the world.
In the Nov-Dec edition of Logistics Update Africa, our Cover Story by Shreya Bhattacharya focuses on the sheer volume of perishables transported out of Africa making it a vital commodity in the air freight industry. Justifiably, the stakeholders in the supply chain are constantly defining policies and procedures to maintain the highest standards as shipments such as these are highly sensitive. A preview on Flower Logistics Africa returning to Nairobi for its third edition and the second edition of Perishable Logistics Africa on November 20-21, respectively. The Special Report by Shalini Nair speaks on pharma sector in Africa moving towards a regulatory transformation by planning to create AMA. But the unstable governments’ act as a hurdle towards its formation. Meanwhile, SAATM and AfCFTA pacts are expected to boost the pharma industry. Surya Kannoth in Country Report talks on kingdom of Morocco’s strong macroeconomic developments and massive investments in the transport and logistics sector, emerging it as a continental transport and logistics hub. In the Focus section, Nahida Jafferi reports on O R Tambo International Airport with the aerotropolis planned around it and its position all set to ratchet up several notches higher. Don’t miss news roundup from aviation, shipping, railways, logistics and supply chain sectors.