Bolloré Logistics Kenya secures contract for warehouse management in East Africa

Bolloré Logistics Kenya secures contract for warehouse management in East Africa

Dec 5, 2016: Bolloré Logistics Kenya has secured a contract to provide warehouse management services to Kenya Breweries, a subsidiary of Diageo and the largest beer manufacturer in East Africa. The scope of the contract involves site management of the brewer’s warehouse facility in Nairobi, approximately 100,000 sqm of both covered warehouses and open yards. Bolloré Logistics will handle all customs and regulatory services, inventory management of product from the production line, as well as manage the loading and dispatch of product to and from the facility, a rotation of approximately 550 trucks per day. A considerable investment in technology, human resources and equipment has been made to handle the 24/7 operation. The facility will be run using SQUARE Warehouse Management System. In addition, a staff complement of 600 skilled employees has been hired and will operate on a three shift schedule. Bolloré Logistics effectively took over the site from DHL Supply Chain on September 1, 2016. Speaking during the commissioning of the project, Bolloré Logistics Head of supply Chain Solutions Kenya, Haim Konfortiemphasized the importance of the project and the need to listen, learn and be proactive in order to manage the challenges expected with the transition. The project is the largest handled by Bolloré Logistics in the East Africa region and will be a flagship for our prowess in supply chain management services.

Related Posts

Bolloré Logistics Mozambique handling inland operations for Sasol

Bolloré Logistics Mozambique ...

May 25, 2017: Bolloré Logistics Mozambique has been responsible for providing global logistics servic ...

e-CARGOWARE to digitise Astra Aviation cargo handling facilities in Africa

e-CARGOWARE to digitise Astra ...

May 25, 2017: e-CARGOWARE has been selected by UK-based Astra Aviation Services to digitise their expanding ...

Bolloré Logistics delivers school equipment to 5,415 schools in Malawi

Bolloré Logistics delivers sc ...

May 25, 2017: Bolloré Logistics delivered school equipment to 5,415 schools in Malawi between Feb 5 a ...

Lazada Singapore shifts warehouse operations to SingPost Regional eCommerce Logistics Hub

Lazada Singapore shifts wareho ...

May 24, 2017: Lazada Singapore, an online shopping company has moved its warehouse operation to Singapore Po ...