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Regional cargo transporters find reprieve in e-tracking

Published on October 12, 2017

James Ssewankambom stares blankly as cameras click away while a revenue officer fits a tracking device onto his truck.The truck driver is about to set off for his weekly journey, ferrying goods from the port of Mombasa on Kenya’s coast to Uganda’s capital Kampala — a journey of more than 900km.

It is the 14th time that Mr Ssewankambom’s truck is being fitted with the tracking seal, a requirement under the regional electronic cargo tracking system (Rects) programme. Read more. Source | East African