Last-mile delivery: Growing opportunity storm in Africa.

Source: Logistics News

Well-functioning transport networks are the heartbeat for many nations, bringing with them several social and economic opportunities at city, regional, and country levels. For Africa, last-mile delivery is a growing opportunity storm transport sector.

What gave rise to the storm, who will ride or sink and where are the highest areas with potential? African cities are seeing extraordinary growth, with over 60 percent of Africans expected to live in cities by 2030. With this comes higher demands for efficient supply chains for growing urban areas and the remaining rural space to avoid expansion of the rural-urban divide. The year 2020 highlighted the extent of this crack in many local supply chains, but also accelerated the growing e-commerce in Africa….