Kobo360 expands operations to Togo

As part of its continent-wide expansion drive, technology enabled logistics company, Kobo360, which raised $6 million from World Bank IFC in December 2018, is expanding operations into Togo. The team led by its co-founders will be in Togo’s capital Lomé from the 23rd to 26th of January, 2019.

“This is part of our expansion across Africa which has been in effect since 2018,” Obi Ozor co-founder explained.

“Our mission is to build the Global Logistics Operating system that will power trade and commerce across Africa and emerging markets; Togo is a key part of that drive” Ozor added.

The start-up founders will be meeting with government officials and partners in the West African nation as well as interview hundreds of applicants to fill several open positions in the company’s Lome branch.

The roles to be filled include operations, business development, customer development, technology and others. The company will be making a foray into the Ghanaian & Kenyan market in the following weeks.

Kobo360 is a tech-enabled logistics platform that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners, drivers, and cargo recipients to achieve an efficient supply chain framework. Through an all-in-one robust logistics ecosystem.

Kobo uses big data and technology to reduce logistics frictions while empowering rural farmers to earn more by reducing farm wastages and helping manufacturers of all sizes to find new markets.

Kobo enables unprecedented efficiency and cost reduction in the supply chain, providing 360-visibility while delivering products of all sizes safely, on time and in full.


Ifeoma Okeke

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