In this week’s recap, learn more about how a recent cyber attack affected operations in one of Africa’s largest ports, how local agents in Mombasa are looking to shape management at the Kenya Ports Au
Working from home is the norm but working remotely is a first for Dennis as he shares his life in working remotely in Korea.
A look into the current state of petroleum trade, the woes affecting the freight industry and the future of logistics.
Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan have given an undertaking to speed up the implementation of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project that is lagging behind schedule.
There have been many effects of the pandemic on business operations, but the economy is beginning to recover. There has been a negative impact felt across the trucking industry and logistics firms imp
See how freight economy dynamics are affecting the livelihoods of truckers, small business owners and the East African cargo scene and what the EAC is doing about it.
A newly opened terminal at Berbera port in Somaliland has set the stage for stiff competition in maritime trade, especially for goods destined to Ethiopia, as Kenya eyes a larger market share with rec
The East African Community has tabled a $91 million budget before the East African Legislative Assembly to prioritise the development of infrastructure and boost industrial growth in the region
The Kenya-Ethiopia One-Stop Border Point (OSBP) in Moyale has begun operating, boosting trade and cargo movement between the two countries.
Shippers seek Redress from the Regional court over SGR use, Uganda Covid-19 second lockdown troubles Kenyan firms and truckers, New plan to mitigate Covid -19 impact on East African Logistics.
Shippers and freight forwarders are mulling over the creation of a regional stimulus-response kitty in the efforts to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
KRA lauded on lifting warehousing restrictions, Hapag-lloyd Enters the East African Market, and DRC strengthens ties with Kenya while Dar Es Salaam reaps big on cargo at Mombasa’s expense.
Northern Corridor Freight costs up 48% due to COVID-19 pandemic, shippers look to Lamu Port to help reduce the costs of logistics, Kenya & Burundi sign deals to boost economic ties
Lamu Port offer a 50% tariff cut, Kenya to use refurbished Nanyuki rail to increase cargo to Ethiopia, Shs 18bn Kibwezi-Kitui road opens up region for trade, Uganda & Kenya team up on old met
Shippers to pay premium prices for containers as shortage bites, potential revenue lures Kenyans to the new trade route, Kenya’s Maritime single window system goes live.
Higher container rate likely to persist, EAC ministers push for uniform charges to boost cargo movement, World Logistics Passport welcomes ten new countries.
Looming inflation feared as shipping costs skyrocket, The State of Global Shipping After Suez Canal Blockade, Uganda, Congo Commission new Road, Uganda embarks on a 42-day lockdown.
Freight charges from Mombasa to Kampala have dropped by 17% due to low demand for transport services. 40% of the trucks under Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) remain idle.
The call by global shipping lines to tax their carbon emission will see a surge in the cost of freight in order to meet the extra levy.
Stakeholders in the logistics sector will wait longer to know the fate of the government’s directive on exclusive use of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in transportation of goods from Mombasa to Nairobi
The National Treasury has set aside $250 million for phase two of the standard gauge railway (SGR) in the financial year starting July as the government seeks to make the Naivasha Inland Container Dep
The resumption of flights between Kenya and the UK has come as a boost to the logistics sector with additional capacity expected to be created through belly cargo.
Uganda's freight forwarders get specialized training, Lamu Port receives first marine cargo, KPA assures Uganda importers of cargo clearance efficiency
Shippers enjoy free storage period extension, SCEA warns of looming increase in the cost of goods, Kenyan President lifts cessation ban while Uganda confirms Indian COVID-19 variant
The East African Community Council of Ministers of Trade has urged member states to harmonise the Covid-19 charges, validity and mutual recognition of the certificates to facilitate smooth movement of
Shipping lines and agents operating in Kenya have started using the Maritime Single Window System (MSW) that enables them to electronically prepare and submit vessel pre-arrival and pre-departure decl
The Covid-19 pandemic had a minimal impact on the cargo throughput at the Mombasa port, according to data from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Industry figures from the KPA indicate that cargo that
Shippers have been forced to pay a premium for containers as the world witnesses a shortage, which has seen freight charges skyrocket.The cost of shipping goods to Kenya has risen steadily since last
Kenya will launch the $30 million Kisumu Port next week following the completion of an upgrade that has been going on at the facility since 2016, a move aimed at enhancing trade between Kenya and the
Kenya Railways will construct a marshalling yard at the Naivasha Inland Container Depot (ICD) to help ease the movement of freight from the Mombasa port to Uganda as the government seeks to reduce roa
Kenya seeks to cash in on the transshipment cargo business with the launch of the Lamu port targeting several island states along the Indian Ocean for freight connection. Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)
Mobility 54 Investment SAS (“Mobility 54”) launched the support program for Sendy transporters together with Toyotsu.
The Ecommerce awards sought to recognise key players in various sectors that have adopted ecommerce solutions
This was a 2 day data science and machine learning hackathon hosted on Zindi Africa that was focused on the Sendy Logitistics
By issuing drivers with licences, they can now tap into the economic activity generated by the many businesses in the CBD
Our drivers are the backbone of Sendy, recognising their hard work is therefore very important to us
We are happy and committed to continuously provide solutions that enable our partner drivers to do more and grow financially
Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million-dollar round with global backing.
The world has become more connected due to technology, and moving goods from place to place is now much easier.
Online logistics firm Sendy has expanded its portfolio to include freight services following its eight-month pilot.
User Experience (UX) Designer, Ancent Musee joins us in a tête-à-tête, as he shares about his life and work.
Sendy Go is a game changer and I’m here for it all! The convenience, the personal shopper that shops juts the way you do.
Shiro Theuri takes us through what it means to be one of the few women in Tech.
The pandemic has dealt a big blow for a lot of businesses but we celebrate the strides made by entrepreneurs
Sendy has launched a home delivery solution in an effort to boost local traders during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sendy launched Sendy Go, to allow customers to purchase everyday household items from various stores & have them delivered.
Tuskys home delivery by Sendy is growing fast and coming to a branch near you.
Sendy has entered into a partnership deal with Hino Kenya, the commercial vehicle division of Toyota Kenya, and Tsusho Cap...
To stay ahead of competitors, it’s essential that supply chains dedicate time to innovate and optimize their efficiency.
Containers are special. Each has a different container number, size, and weight so we created a new order flow for them.
We want to make sure our apps are stable and working well for all users. To ensure this happens, we’re launching
Focus on what you want, go for it and most of all, have a plan.
I was never keen to attend any meetups or hackathons like those people in chat groups who never speak but read all messages.
Conversations have focused on eliminating tariffs but logistics is the biggest barrier to integrating African trade.
There is a lot of exciting and promising news about the future of e-commerce in Kenya, as a result, the temptation to...
A boy travelling back to school needs some good company on the bus. So after taking his seat he puts his backpack on the...
We have updated our platform to allow vehicle owners to withdraw money directly from the vehicle Sendy account through our...
We held our first ever Partner Open Day on Saturday 13th April bringing together hundreds of partners signed up on our pla...
We got some of the women of the Sendy family so they could share their experiences working in a tech startup in East Afric...
Actionable metrics provide a scientific way of determining what exactly to change to get a better result.
With the growth of internet and mobile, it has become simpler for consumers to purchase goods at the touch of a button.
Not all data is born equal. With all the graphs and analytical tools available, one might be forgiven for getting carried...
Various World Bank estimates suggest that transportation costs increase consumer prices by up to 40 per cent.
Sendy CEO spoke to Financial Standard about his experiences in logistics.
A Trump presidency was unthinkable and fries tasted differently. Now almost everyone and their grandparents have smartphones.
Most companies today compete primarily on customer service. Research shows that 89 per cent of businesses in 2018 are...
There are a number of free tools you can use to improve your eCommerce platform.
Moving goods is almost a full-time job for SMEs. This is a challenge most small businesses have to deal with as they grow.
Sendy has been really good in terms of transportation, it is easy since everything is packed, I have labels, if you look...
When I joined Sendy, I joined with a hired bike! However, within four months I made enough to buy my own motorcycle. A little