Digital Imperatives for Freight Forwarding
For many decades, the freight forwarding industry across Africa has relied on an opaque and outdated system whereby, in many cases, importers and exporters deal with multiple touch points scattered across various vendors, just to complete a single transaction. The need of the hour is integrated solution which is easy to implement and provides real-time data. These digital business models have the potential to win in the marketplace where digitization is the keystone.
An industry veteran needing a robust system
Our client is an industry veteran in Tanzania and also has widespread presence across Eastern Africa. The client is a conglomerate with extensive supply chain and wanted a robust automated systems to keep a track of all their cargo which is essentially agro commodity products. For several years the operations remained manual and disintegrated, so they wanted to automate their operations. This would also bring in the required compliance control for their cargo movement with the neighbouring countries where they have a strong presence.
Technology to improve efficiencies and add value to supply chains
The client clearly need a future-proof system to unify their operations across various locations and branches in East Africa. They looked at addressed issues around:
Kale Logistics Solutions was seen as the go-to IT solution provider in Africa. Its resilient Freight Forwarding Management system –CORVI was offered as the best fit solution. CORVI offers end-to-end multi-modal operations support along with complete track and trace. Moreover, CORVI enables to integrate with standalone ERP modules and support international trade documentation compliance.
With the implementation of CROVI, the client could achieve considerable Improvement in Productivity and also
“CORVI is the best solution that suited our requirements and streamlined our operations seamlessly. The system went live in a short time with active management and team involvement. Most of the features are in use which has helped us streamline our sales and operations.” – Chief Information Officer