DP World’s Imperial, J&J Group offers end-to-end logistics solutions in South-East Africa
Imperial, owned by DP World, recently announced that all the requirements relating to its 100% acquisition of the J&J Group have now been fulfilled.
J&J Group offers end-to-end logistics solutions along the Beira and North-South corridors in South-East Africa, specialising in the transport of break-bulk, containerised, project, fuel and out-of-gauge cargo between Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
“This acquisition strengthens DP World’s position in Africa as an end-to-end logistics provider, by adding J&J’s significant presence along these key corridors in Africa,” remarked Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World.
“This acquisition complements our ‘Gateway to Africa’ focus as it optimises and expands our reach in Africa by providing scale in end-to-end cross-border transportation services in key countries and new industries,” stated Mohammed Akoojee, COO, DP World Logistics and Group CEO, Imperial.
Through the acquisition of the J&J Group, Imperial will be positioned for quicker go-to-market outside of South Africa and end-to-end access to certain key countries and corridors (port to customer) in Africa, a press communique concluded.