AGL (Africa Global Logistics), a major logistics player in Africa, announces its participation in the annual AFRICA CEO Forum summit to be held from June 5 to 6, 2023, in Abidjan, as a DIAMOND partner.
At this event, which will bring together some 2,000 leading figures from the world of business and politics, including business leaders, investors and heads and members of government from Africa and around the world, AGL will present its multimodal logistics strategy (port, logistics, sea and rail), integrated and sustainable, in favor of Africa’s development.
On this occasion, Philippe Labonne, President of AGL, will take part in a high-level panel on the theme of “the role of logistics in food sovereignty on the African continent”. He will discuss the logistical solutions and operational synergies deployed by AGL to promote the supply of fast-moving consumer goods to Africa, to meet the challenges of food sovereignty on the continent. In addition, Tahirou Barry, CFO of AGL’s Ports & Terminals activities, will speak on the panel: “ZLECAf, creating multimodal transport systems to stimulate cross-border trade”.
AGL supports Africa by providing tailor-made logistics solutions based on its operational expertise in sea, rail and road transport. AGL improves the connectivity of territories, stimulates intra-African trade and contributes to the establishment of a virtuous logistics ecosystem for all its stakeholders.
A strategic partner in Africa’s transformation, with strong roots on the continent, the company also works with players in the infrastructure, energy, mining, agriculture and other sectors, to ensure sustainable logistics on the continent, in compliance with environmental standards.
«This year's edition of the AFRICA CEO Forum offers AGL an ideal platform to present and share our achievements and experiences as leading logisticians on the continent, as well as our perspectives and aspirations for Africa's future. We are mobilized to actively contribute to the continent's economic dynamics, and we are determined to foster strategic partnerships with other players in the ecosystem to further boost Africa's potential» Phillipe Labonne , President of AGL.
About AGL (Africa Global Logistics)
AGL is Africa’s leading multimodal logistics operator, offering customized and innovative global logistics solutions to its African and international customers. The company is now part of the MSC Group, a leading shipping and logistics company. Thanks to its network of 250 logistics and shipping agencies, 22 port and rail concessions, 66 dry ports and 2 river terminals, AGL benefits from expertise developed over more than a century. With a team of over 21,000 employees in 49 countries, AGL aims to make a lasting contribution to Africa’s transformation.
AGL is also present in Haiti and Timor.
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