Bolloré Transport & Logistics acquires warehouse space at Nairobi Gate industrial park
13 September 2021
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has acquired 5,000Sq.m warehousing space at the Nairobi Gate
Industrial Park in Nairobi to accommodate it’s expanding Supply Chain activities. The highly
flexible ultra-modern warehouse allows Bolloré Transport & Logistics to accommodate the
expanding requirements of its Contract Logistics clientele from the FMCG and Beverage
By using the rail to transport cargo up to Naivasha, the company hopes to reduce exposure of long-distance drivers to the virus, while also protecting the populations living in numerous roadside towns frequently used as truck stops along the A104 highway between Mombasa and Naivasha.
A delegation of stakeholders led by Bolloré Transport & Logistics Regional CEO for East Africa Mr. Jason Reynard the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. James Macharia, Chief Administration Secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr. Rashid Abdi Aman, Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General Mr. Githii Mburu, Kenya Ports Authority Ag. Managing Director Hon. Dr. Rashid Salim and Kenya Railways Managing Director Mr. Philip Mainga, was present to witness the event.
A fleet of Bolloré Transport & Logistics long haul trucks & trailers from Uganda was already waiting at the Container Depot to offload export consignments onto the train and take up cargo for last mile delivery to Kampala. This well-choreographed exchange will ensure cost efficiency by ensuring both train and trailers are loaded for the two-way journeys.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics Regional CEO for East Africa
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has experienced a rapid expansion of our contract logistics and warehousing business in Kenya, prompting us to seek out high-quality third-party warehousing facilities to supplement our owned sites. The Nairobi Gate Industrial Park meets our infrastructural standards from which we can continue to offer value-added inventory management services to our clients
About Bolloré Transport & Logistics
Bolloré Transport & Logistics is a major player in international transport and logistics with 35,000 employees in 109 countries. Major international supply chain operator, the company designs and deploys tailored solutions with a strong added value. Established in the main port and airport hubs, Bolloré Transport & Logistics offers its clients a local service, perfect knowledge of the markets and skilled end-to-end operations.
Established in Kenya since 1968, Bolloré Transport & Logistics operates 161,000SqM of warehousing space at logistics centres in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu. With a 360-degree scope of services in Supply Chain & Warehousing, Multimodal Transport Solutions, Local & Regional Distribution, and Industrial Project Logistics, the Company has developed specialized expertise and facilities for a wide range of industry including Manufacturing & Retail FMCG, Commodities, Aid & Relief, Oil & Gas, Mining, and telecoms among others.