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African British Investment Summit Partner Bluebow Research Consultancy, ABI Rwanda, Viking Industrial, Delta Marine Services, Others To Increase Capacity

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ABIS 2022: Africa British Investment Summit, And Awards In London To Hold Nov 11-14 Due To Queen Elizabeth's Death

…leading investment summit to hold 11th-14th November 2022 for a pragmatic and progressive industry transition

Theme: ’Changing the narratives to make Africa the future that everybody glamours for through Connecting, Innovating, transforming’’, with a focus on ‘’Nigeria as a pilot project for the whole of Africa’’

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African British Consulting UK Limited, a global research consultancy firm that focuses on public, private, and voluntary sectors has partnered with Bluebow Research Consultancy, African British Investment Rwanda, Viking Industrial, Delta Marine Services, Brexit Africa Beverage Limited, and ROTA Gas Marine Platform Limited to increase capacity with a ten-member steering committee for the maiden edition of African British Investment Summit (ABISLONDON2022), to facilitate the successful hosting of the investment event.

African British Consulting UK Limited, the parent company of African British Investments (WA) Ltd & African British Investments (EA) Ltd/RWANDA in partnership with the Bluebow Research Consultancy Incorporation UK for increased capacity, this was disclosed by the African British Group (ABG) Corporate D’Affairs Executive Director at a joint pre-summit Retreat for the African British Investments Summit held in London UK recently.

The Managing Director/CEO of Bluebowrc Incorporation UK led the team to the partnership discussion with a view to the acquisition of Viking Industrial & Marine Services Ltd, Nigeria Office, www.vimservice.com, Delta MarineShield (Nig) Ltd, ROTA Gas Marine Platform, www.deltamarineshield.com & Brexit Africa Beverage Ltd: these connecting African Operations are to open up African Market, Invest-Africa, and that Africa is open for Business.

The event due to its importance in business, economic, social, and environmental development has a leadership role to play in the transition towards circularity by implementing and sharing new strategies, African British Investments Summit is set to hold 11th-14th November 2022 at Marriot Hotel Docklands, London United Kingdom. Africa British Investments Summit (ABISLONDON2022), under the auspice of African British Group (ABG), powered by African British Consulting UK Limited.

ABIS 2022: Africa British Investment Summit, And Awards In London To Hold Nov 11-14 Due To Queen Elizabeth's Death

African British Group operates an integrated multilateral approach to promote businesses through International Conferences, Trade Shows, Seminars, Events & Exhibitions. They assist business organisations to get into the ever-expanding African Market and also assist African-based businesses to make in-road into European, Asian & Middle East Markets.

African British Team of specialist CEOs understands that multiple channels working together create the best results. In Partnership with leading companies and Government Agencies across the African continent, they connect national and multinational businesses globally to credible local suppliers and SMEs. They improve these SMEs’ access to skills, contracts, and funding to build long-term capacity and help improve the Investment Climate and Quality of Policy discussions in the continent of Africa. African British Investments Summit will change the business narratives of modern African business hubs, that Africans are opened for businesses.

African British Consultancy Limited UK, uniquely combines advisory services with gathering real-time information sourced from research and insights that they provide, in turn empowering their clients to achieve their organisational goals, They are profit-driven and determined to make African Continent a Business Hub, inviting the World where Africa is opened for Business. The organisation offers unraveled Business Solutions to their clients that are International Industry best practices.

ABIS 2022: Africa British Investment Summit, And Awards In London To Hold Nov 11-14 Due To Queen Elizabeth's Death

Chairman/CEO of African British Group, Otunba Jafaru Braimoh in his statement said “Investments in Africa-British’s credibility lay in the fact that we have access to critical Business Intelligence, Globalisation and we are bridging businesses that break border barriers in our rethinking Productivity. We humbly looked forward to you joining us in London UK as Visitors, Sponsors, Partners, and Speakers.

Jafaru seizes the opportunity to ask the public to invest in these syndication teams to boost liquidity, working, and startup capital. Pitch Masterclasses include Agricultural-Equipment, Agribusiness, Energy/Oil&Gas, Engineering, Construction Water-Technology, ICT-MIT, Artificial Intelligence, Climate Change Technology, Financial Derivates, Crowdfunding, Offtakers, Startup-Working Capital, etc.

Kindly visit our website for more details: www.africanbritishgroup.com, he concluded.

African British Investment Summit Partner Bluebow Research Consultancy, ABI Rwanda, Viking Industrial, Delta Marine Services, Others To Increase Capacity

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The Dangote Group has been described as a significant premium player as over 300 corporate exhibitors are participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF) that is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.  

Speaking to newsmen, the Director-General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Ms. Victoria Akai said: “As a member of ACCI, the Dangote Group further strengthens the position of ACCI in implementing business activities and advocating for business-friendly policies.

”The DG said the Dangote-ACCI partnership is strategic and geared towards showcasing made-in-Nigeria products, which will help inform prospective exporters about the available opportunities and processes.  

Ms. Akai said the company had been a significant sponsor of the Abuja International Trade Fair, including this year’s Trade Fair. In the same vein, the President of ACCI, Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, told newsmen that the theme for this year’s exhibition: “Creating an Export Ready Market through SMEs Digitization,” offers a wide range of opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises to ginger their performance, and especially in relation to the non-oil sector.  

He said: “The Abuja International Trade Fair, since its inception, has served Nigeria as a trusted global trade destination and a potential market for over 50,000 consumers.”

The 17th AITF is scheduled to hold between Friday, September 30 and Sunday, October 9, 2022, at ACCI Abuja International Trade Fair Complex.  

The Dangote Group’s Executive Director of Government and Strategic Relations Engr Mansur Ahmed said the partnership with ACCI offers the company the opportunity to display its numerous innovative products while contributing its quota to the Nigerian economy through Trade Fairs and expos.  

He said the President of the Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote is passionate about developing the Nigerian economy, exporting made-in-Nigerian goods, earning foreign exchange, and creating jobs for the populace. Engr Ahmed said the company is desirous of entering into any strategic partnership that will set the country on the path of rapid growth and development.  

Aside government, the Dangote Group is the second biggest employer of labour in Nigeria.  

A statement by the Corporate Communications Department of the company said a special help desk has been set up at the company’s pavilion to respond to queries while urging participants to leverage the numerous innovative products which include the: Dangote Fertiliser, Dangote Sugar, Dangote Cement, Dangote Salt, and lots more.  

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LCCI President Visits Association Of German Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (DIHK) In Berlin, Germany

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The President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce (LCCI), Dr. Michael Olawale-Cole, CON, has paid a courtesy visit to the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) in Berlin, Germany.

Asiwaju Dr. Michael Olawale-Cole, CON met Mr. Heiko Schwiderowski, Director of the Africa section of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) during a courtesy visit to the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, September 28, 2022.

LCCI President Visits Association Of German Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (DIHK) In Berlin, Germany
President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce (LCCI), Dr. Michael Olawale-Cole, CON, and Mr. Heiko Schwiderowski, Director Africa Section of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) during a courtesy visit to the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, September 28, 2022.
LCCI President Visits Association Of German Chambers Of Commerce And Industry (DIHK) In Berlin, Germany
President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr. Michael Olawale-Cole, CON, and Mr. Edgar Zedler Head of Regional Affairs NUMOV/ German Near and Middle East Business Association during a visit to the Association office in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, September 28, 2022.

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The Impact Of E-commerce On Supply Chain

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The Impact Of E-commerce On Supply Chain

….as Jumia leads the fast and reliable digital market hub

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The rise of E-commerce and the digital marketplace has changed the composition of consumers buying behavior and expectations, as consumers now expect fast, free shopping and competitive pricing.

This demanding delivery schedule challenges traditional logistics and supply chain models, and companies are now forced to adjust their strategies to provide the low-cost and on-demand delivery service that consumers now demand.

Technological advances in many aspects of our lives have resulted in buying, selling, and other forms of transactions being executed online. Once the consumer makes an online purchase, the work begins to transport the products from the seller to the consumer – and that’s where the logistics sector comes into play.

Statista claims that the logistics sector is one of the pillars of global trade, valued at more than 5.7 trillion euros.

In Nigeria, the logistics and supply sector is growing exponentially. According to the 2018 Logistics & Supply Chain Industry Report, Nigeria’s logistics industry was worth 250 billion naira ($696 million) as of 2018, which represents an increase of 50 billion naira ($140 million) from 2017 statistics. This value has increased over the years. The industry is currently expanding because of improved aviation and rail infrastructure, stronger international relations, expansion in the manufacturing and export industries, and continuous e-commerce growth.

E-commerce and the Supply Chain Sector

The Impact of E-commerce on Supply Chain

The supply chain links numerous parties and organisations, including consumers, enterprises, merchants, financial, and information flows. To deliver high-quality services and products, managing various groups and activities requires a method that can effectively and efficiently integrate interactions among the entities, particularly when organisations use resources from different regions of the world.

The supply chain has grown more adaptable and effective as a result of e-commerce. It has given businesses fresh and creative ways to connect with consumers. E-commerce also has made it possible for companies to offer goods directly to consumers instead of through conventional retail channels.

The increase in e-commerce adoption has made logistics services a necessary component of daily living in Nigeria’s major commercial cities. Access, cycle time, dependability, and cost of logistics are directly impacted by the state of the available infrastructure and the degree of integration. High-performance government agencies, funding, and industry expertise are also essential. Therefore, logistics is a primary marker of economic advancement as represented in trade facilitation and company competitiveness.

How E-commerce is Revolutionising the Supply Chain Sector

The Impact Of E-commerce On Supply Chain

E-commerce has several advantages in the supply chain sector. Firstly, it offers real-time data on inventory levels and order status. This lowers the possibility of stockouts or overstocks by helping businesses to make better decisions about when to produce or order products.

Collaboration between businesses and their suppliers and consumers is also made simpler by e-commerce. For instance, a business can quickly place orders and submit estimates to suppliers. This lessens the amount of paperwork required and helps to speed up the ordering process.

A company like Jumia in the supply chain sector, through e-commerce, connects vendors with consumers across a broad delivery area. As a result, local vendors and international brands can effectively reach more consumers across the country using the platform. In addition, consumers’ shifting preferences, lifestyles, and behaviours have led companies like Jumia to introduce quick commerce to make online shopping more convenient than ever before.

With speed and convenience becoming more important than ever, Jumia opened its logistics services to third parties. Its logistics network smoothly connects hundreds of logistics partners across Nigeria, from small business owners to significant logistics service providers. It offers merchants the advantage of a distributed and scalable logistics service and gives consumers quick access to the products they desire.

What Does the Future Hold for Logistics?

The Impact Of E-commerce On Supply Chain

Technology remains a strategic imperative for supply chain organisations. In the next three to five years, we will see an increase in the adoption of digital supply chain technologies, including those that improve human decision-making.

It is predicted that the future of the supply chain sector will be defined by data, analysed by artificial intelligence, and driven by machines. Gartner has predicted that by 2023, AI techniques will be embedded across 50% of all supply chain technology solutions.

Already, Jumia Logistics is leading the forefront, as the company has invested in machine learning and several data science techniques. This has helped to offer more precise delivery times based on multiple factors, and even to predict the ideal routes that delivery agents can rely on to meet their targets. Consequently, online consumers will have better experiences on the mobile app with greater certainty about the progress of their orders from purchase to delivery.

Furthermore, the company’s move into drone delivery with its recently announced collaboration with Zipline, the world’s largest instant delivery service, is another game changer for the industry. Using the latest instant logistics technology, Jumia will be able to offer consumers living in rural or remote areas on-demand delivery of the products they need.

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