Business Day

July 19th, 2019

After the successes of Lyon, Rouen and Marseille, Africa Day has transformed itself for this fourth edition into Business Day, opening its theme more broadly around the expertise of Bolloré Logistics. On a beautiful summer day at the magnificent Royal Pavilion in Neuilly (France), 80 companies were able to meet more than 30 experts in a pleasant setting and an outdoor full of life.

​Throughout the day, all participants were able to attend several 20 to 30 minutes conferences hosted by experts on the main topics of the day: Digitalisation, Innovation, Customs, Brexit, Air and Maritime Market, Inland Africa, Export to countries with high potential and Sustainable Development.

In parallel to these conferences, 150 speeds dating on these same topics and more broadly on vertical markets expertise such as Luxe, Fashion, Healthcare and Perishable, were organized face to face with customers. They were then able to take the time to discuss issues and topics related specifically to their needs with dedicated experts from Bolloré Logistics.

This event was widely welcomed by customers who stressed the quality of the speakers and the interest of a global visibility of the range of services offered by Bolloré Logistics. 

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