- The certification covers Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
February 17, 2021: Bollore Transport & Logistics has been recertified as a Regional Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) in East Africa.
The certification, which covers Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, recognises Bollore Transport & Logistics as a secure and reliable trade partner and offers the benefit of expedited clearance procedures through pre-arrival clearance, reduced physical inspection and priority service channels among other benefits.
"As a global logistics player operating in East Africa, the AEO certification allows us to extend the privilege of fast-tracked cargo handling to the numerous importers and exporters in our client base. It is a boost to efficiency in the regional supply chain.” said Jason Reynard - Bollore Transport & Logistics regional CEO for East Africa.
The AEO programme is a global initiative of the World Customs Organization (WCO) which aims to enhance safety and security in international trade by empowering traders to strive for the exclusive ‘AEO Status’ by ensuring high levels of compliance to customs regulations. Bollore Transport & Logistics in Kenya was first certified in 2018.