Global logistics connects critical components of the supply chain from a product’s point of origin to its point of consumption. It ensures timely and efficient distribution of goods from producers to consumers. The global logistics industry facilitates the worldwide flow of goods. In 2022, the exports value grew, at a rate of 13.8% from 2021 according to the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2022.

This morning the Chamber President Dr.Eric Rutto met with the leadership of the Kenya International Freight and Warehousing Association (KIFWA) led by the National Chairman Mr. Roy Mwanthi and the Nairobi Brach Chairman Mr. Robison Kilonzo .

The KIFWA team briefed the chamber president on the planned Global Logistics Convention 2023 scheduled to take place from 22nd to 24th November at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The Global Logistics Convention is the premier meeting place for the region’s logistics and supply chain sector.  Being its 4th edition, it aims to strengthen global supply chains by bringing together more than 1000 professionals involved in the handling, moving, and transportation of goods throughout the supply chain globally.

Global Logistics Convention is a proven platform for the Intralogistics industry to do business, and it is an ideal place to meet new contacts and win new business. The convention will have a detailed program with an array of high-level speakers as well as an opportunity for exhibitions and B2B meetings for delegates interested in networking.

KIFWA has agreed to work with KNCCI as a strategic partner to deliver an excellent convention that will display Kenya’s recent developments in port and logistics support infrastructure that aims at making Kenya a logistics hub in Africa.

In attendance were the Federation of East Africa Freight Forwards Association (FEAFFA) Ag. Executive Officer Mr. Elias Baluku and KNCCI Mombasa Chairman Mr. Abud Jamal.