DHL Reaffirms Commitment To Ghana

Vera (L) with Kader Coulibaly, Country Manager for Ghana at the media briefing

Vice President of Sales for DHL Express, Sub-Saharan Africa, Christian A. Vera has reiterated the commitment of his outfit to expand and continue its investment strategy across Sub-Saharan Africa.

During a media briefing at the company’s North Ridge Office, Mr Vera, who is currently in Ghana for an official visit, pointed out that DHL, a leading international express and logistics company, considers Ghana as a key market.

‘Africa is one of the DHL’s key focal areas. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), economic growth in Sub-Saharan African in 2014 is expected to be around 6%,’ said Vera.

He added that ‘this growth, coupled with the more than one billion consumers who spend $600 billion annually, as well as having the fastest growing middle class in the World, provides Africa with boundless opportunities, Ghana has been and will continue to be key for this development.’

According to the Vice President of Sales for DHL, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa represents a significant opportunity and Ghana is undoubtedly a key market for DHL, saying ‘In the last 10 years, we have seen fantastic development in the country. As we continue to see increased demand for express delivery in Africa, we are expecting to see even more positive growth for the country, and even more investment.’

The company has targeted the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the growth engine for Africa and critical for sustainable growth.

DHL is the first and largest express company in Africa and has made significant investments in recent years.

DHL, the global market leader in the logistics industry, which has been operating on the continent for over 30 years, is present in more than 50 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and more than 220 territories worldwide with more than 250 dedicated aircraft.

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