Logistics is a very vital aspect of any business. It refers to the movement of goods, services, or information from one place to another.
Good Logistics is very detailed in its organization and the delivery of operations, as its priority is to meet the requirements of the customer who is receiving the delivery.
Startups around logistics evolve innovative ways of going about the logistics business. Some startups infuse technology in their activity leading to some sort of automation.
In North Africa, logistics startups have emerged that are visibly aiding businesses to make deliveries.
The top five logistics startups in North Africa are located in Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, and Algeria out of the seven countries in the Northern region of Africa.
The top five logistics startup in North Africa include:
This logistics startup was founded in 2017 and has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Halan operates also in Sudan and Egypt and offers other services, payment services, ride-hailing among others.
Halan uses an app-based platform for both android and iOS devices through which users can book delivery services. The startup does its deliveries using motorcycles and three-wheelers.
This logistics startup is also based in Cairo, Egypt. It was founded in 2016 and serves over two thousand businesses with ninety-five percent delivery successes according to their report.
Bosta delivery services include online on-demand ordering, periodic notification to customers as their order travels, and customer support.
Bosta uses the customer-driven approach and tech-enabled solutions while ensuring speedy delivery, quality, and exceptional service.
This logistics startup is located in Algeria. Temtem is Algerian Synergy Augmenting Logistics and Transport Startup, it uses a mobile app platform to offer its services.
Temtem has over ten thousand drivers and delivery partners with a customer base numbering over three hundred and fifty. Temtem offers round-the-clock service and ensures a seamless user experience.
This logistics startup is located in Khartoum, Sudan. It was founded in 2020 with the aim of partnering with e-commerce service providers as their delivery arm.
Flex is affiliated with over two hundred and fifty e-commerce service providers and stores.
Initially, Flex experienced resistance as they were not used to the Startup service offering.
However, with consistency and the use of influencers in addition to other marketing strategies they were able to get a footing in the market and since then have been a force to reckon with.
Flex also has a partnership with universities, it developed an internship program that will help ensure the sustainability of the platform.
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This logistics startup is located in Tunis, Tunisia. Founded in 2019 by Bassem Bouguerra and Nebil Jridet. IntiGo, though a logistics startup, started as a motorcycle hailing startup.
IntiGo picks up deliveries and then delivers to the customer, the motorcycles used are owned by IntiGo but the drivers are given a commission for each ride or delivery they make.
IntiGo has raised over $1.5 million Investment funds for its startup since its inception and this has helped the startup expand and remain in business.
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