Present at the Africa Singapore Business Forum

August 22nd, 2016

Bolloré Logistics will participate at the Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) to be held in Singapore from August 24-25, 2016.

During this event, Bolloré Logistics will be represented by Tony Stenning, Regional Director East and Southern Africa, to promote the Bolloré Group’s capabilities and strengths in Africa. 
The programme will include five panels, namely: The New African Consumer, "Made in Africa" - Prospects for Manufacturing in Africa, Spotlight Asia – Riding the Growth, Urbanisation in Africa - Cities as Growth Engines, and Africa Oil & Gas - Positioning for the Future.

Present on the African continent for over 50 years, Bolloré Transport & Logistics has the most extensive integrated logistics network in Africa with 23,500 people in 46 countries. The Group boasts a large network of expertise and specialises in project cargo, whilst offering multimodal solutions that include air, sea, land freight and express logistics. Bolloré has a very long history on the continent with a strong asset base, making it the ideal company to work with. Bolloré Logistics in Africa has concluded many substantial projects for the oil and gas and mining industries but also provides sophisticated logistics solutions for a vast array of other industry sectors. Warehousing is also a strategic continent-wide focus for the Bolloré Group in 2016, with a strong focus on the provision of high-end warehousing service capabilities.

They are also a leading African railway concessions operator with three concessions linking together five countries and spanning 2,700 km of track. Bolloré Ports is a benchmark player in port handling, with 21 harbour concessions worldwide and 16 container terminals.

This is a great opportunity for Bolloré Logistics to share its transport and logistics solutions between the African continent and Asia-Pacific. Bolloré Logistics Asia has been headquartered in Singapore for 32 years and positions itself with over 130 offices in 24 countries in Asia-Pacific.
Through this extensive African network, Bolloré Logistics is able to provide full end-to-end supply chain solutions, tailored to our client’s needs.

Hosted in Singapore since 2010, this forum has brought together close to 2,000 business and government leaders from 30 countries of Asia-Pacific to develop opportunities and partnerships between these two dynamic continents.

The ASBF 2016 will address critical issues and identify opportunities for the strategic growth of both continents through presentations and panel discussions.

For more information, please visit http://www.iesingapore.gov.sg/asbf/

Key Figures
  • 20%

    More fuel-efficient for the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A350

  • 70%

    of Urbanisation is expected by 2050

  • 27

    mega-cities are expected by 2050, with at least 10 million people, compared to 1...

  • +18,4%

    of growth for E-commerce retail market in Europe in 2015

  • 82%

    of goods are moved by road

  • 1 billion

    Population in Africa

  • 60%

    of Africa’s population will be urbanized by 2050

  • 7,5%

    of growth for Indian GDP in 2014

  • 4,9%

    of growth for African GDP in 2016

  • 6,1%

    of growth for East Asian GDP in 2015, the world’s fastest-growing region

  • 19 224 teus

    transported by the MSC Oscar, the largest container ship in the world

  • 396 m

    is the size of the MSC Oscar ship

  • 120 h

    is the Non-Stop Flight Record done by Solar Impulse

  • 4,5%

    of growth in 2015 for Global Airfreight demand