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EAC transport costs down by 40 per cent, survey shows

Published on January 14, 2016

According to the 2015 East Africa Logistics Performance Survey, improvement of Mombasa Port operations and ongoing infrastructure projects in the EAC had contributed to the trend. The report says average transport rates between Mombasa and other major towns of East Africa had been on the decline from 2011 to 2015. The reduction has been attributed to efficient operations in handling of cargo that is going parallel with improved infrastructure. “The average cost of transporting a 40-foot container from Mombasa to Nairobi gradually reduced from a high of Sh130,000 per 40-foot container to Sh100,000.Read more. Source | Standard Digital