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Cargo at Dar port predicted to increase

Published on May 31, 2017

A city based transporter predicts an increase of cargo traffic volume at the Dar es Salaam port thanks to improved efficiency and upgrading of infrastructure that has raised its competitive edge.

Mr Aly Dewji, the Director of Simba Logistics said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that transporters were seen to have renewed trust after the port improved efficiency in cargo handling and upgrading of infrastructure as part of modernisation of the port under support of development partners. The port should also expect more cargo traffic volume from projected trade rebound from a slowdown due to commodity price slump.

“We expect a boom in logistics business this year after a slight slump last year," he said at a brief ceremony to receive ten Mercedes Benz trucks which it imported from the United Kingdom through an asset financing it acquired from NIC Bank Tanzania Limited. Read more. Source | Daily News