In compliance with new Lagos State traffic law, Red Star Express; a leading logistics company in Nigeria has acquired brand new 220CC engine capacity motorcycles for distribution of its mails and customers parcels. The acquisition of the motorcycles is the first phase of the project as order has been placed for more 220CC engine capacity motorcycles.
Ngozi Ochokwu, marketing and corporate Manager, Red Star Express plc said, “We operate in an environment where adherence to the rule of law is extremely vital. We believe in best practice and we make every effort to comply with government laws without compromising the quality of the service we offer to our customers. It is part of corporate responsibility to support government policies as a corporate citizen of any location we operate.”
The Lagos Traffic Law 2012 prohibits operations of motorcycles otherwise called Okada on 475 major roads in the state. Based on this, the government advised courier firms and other corporate bodies using the services of dispatch riders to buy the 220CC engine motorcycles for their business operations.
Red Star Express believes that the acquisition of the motorcycles will aid in effectively carrying out its operations in Lagos State and continued satisfaction of the needs of their customers. According to the Marketing and Corporate Manager, “meeting timeline is absolutely critical in our operations and we can not afford any lapses. We therefore make it our priority to constantly improve our timeline, customer satisfaction and bottomline on the long run so that we can continue to deliver world class quality service to our customers within and outside Nigeria”.
Red Star Express plc is a premium logistics firm in Nigeria in terms of revenue, network coverage and market share in the domestic and international market. It enjoys a domestic strength of 169 offices in Nigeria and deliveries to 1,500 communities, over 1400 highly trained personnel and over 500 vehicle fleet. It prides itself of automatic proof of delivery and advanced technology with all operations done online and real-time. It operates in Nigeria as the licensee of FedEx, which is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories around the world.