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Maersk’s new consolidation centre improves logistics for Ethiopia’s apparel and lifestyle industries

Posted on October 18, 2022

A.P. Moller – Maersk, the integrated logistics company, and Ethiopian partner, Freighters International (PABOMI), are pleased to announce the opening of a consolidation centre in Modjo Dry Port, Ethiopia. This multi-purpose facility helps to simplify and optimise apparel and lifestyle customers’ supply chains – saving cost, significantly reducing their speed to market and making them more competitive.

Our integrated logistics offering is all about creating value for our customers. The new consolidation centre in Modjo Dry Port saves our customers time and cost through consolidation, synergies and providing a single point of contact with greater visibility. Ultimately, the new facility will help to make Ethiopia a more attractive and competitive destination for sourcing goods for the apparel and lifestyle industries – key industries for job creation and growing the Ethiopian economy.

Carl Lorenz
Managing Director, Eastern Africa Area, A.P. Moller – Maersk

A hub for export or import cargo in Ethiopia, Maersk’s new consolidation centre offers a range of warehousing and distribution services that address supply chain issues customers may face.

Left to right, Addis Alemtaye, Corridor Manager Ethiopia/Djibouti, A.P. Moller – Maersk, Carl Lorenz, Managing Director, Eastern Africa Area, A.P. Moller – Maersk, Daniel Zemikael, Freighters International, Maersk agent in Ethiopia

With direct links from Modjo Dry Port to Djibouti Port and industrial parks, the facility offers customers first mile delivery, consolidation, cargo fulfilment and supply chain management solutions. Decarbonisation is an integral part of Maersk’s strategy and the rail service that connects all the container freight stations to Djibouti Port runs fully on hydroelectric power.

About A.P. Moller – Maersk

A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs over 100,000 people.



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