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Survey: Bureaucracy, poor technology slowing East African port operations

Published on January 14, 2016

According to the 2015 East Africa Logistic Performance Survey, close to 31 per cent of the surveyed respondents feel that Government procedures are the biggest contributors to prolonged delays at the ports. About 25 per cent of those polled attributed the slowness to network and challenges in adoption mechanisms of Information Communication Technology, a factor that was ranked second, with others blaming multiple agencies at the port. "Some 13 per cent of the respondents perceived the presence of too many Government agencies and insufficient or faulty port infrastructure as the biggest contributor to the lengthy dwell time," read in part the survey. Read more. Source | Standard Digital