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China-Africa freight route: “there are no profit targets – providing an airbridge is the priority” (Amadou Diallo, CEO Africa, DHL)

China-Africa freight route: “there are no profit targets – providing an airbridge is the priority” (Amadou Diallo, CEO Africa, DHL)

The German logistics giant is delivering essential products to Africa and is picking up the pace of its digitalisation plan on the continent in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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            ▪ China-Africa freight route: “there are no profit targets – providing an airbridge is the priority” (Amadou Diallo, CEO Africa, DHL)

▪ The German logistics giant is delivering essential products to Africa and is picking up the pace of its digitalisation plan on the continent in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

http://www.jeuneafriquebusinessplus.com/en/804285/ligne-de-fret-chine-afrique-il-ny-a-pas-dobjectifs-de-rentabilite-lessentiel-etant-le-pont-aerien-amadou-diallo-ceo-afrique-dhl/

05/05/2020 at 19h21, by Valentin Grille

 On 21 April, the company launched UbuntuConnect, a new air freight facility between Guangzhou (China) and Africa, a 100-ton-per-week route through Dubai to deliver essential goods. Amadou Diallo, the group’s CEO for the Middle East and Africa, explained to Jeune Afrique Business+ that DHL can keep an eye on “where symptoms are on the rise [on the continent], such as in South Africa, but capacities are essentially directed towards Europe and the United States, given how the epidemic is progressing”.

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