Logistics giant Unifreight Africa Limited says it expects the growth of the local e-commerce sector to spur the country’s courier services sector which has struggled in recent years.
Unifreight Africa Limited Operations Officer Desmond Mucheche speaks.
E-commerce or electronic commerce is the activity of electronically buying or selling of products or services online or over the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing.
Globally ecommerce growth rate for 2020 is expected to come in at 19 percent, bringing total e-commerce sales worldwide in 2020 to $4.2 trillion.
Unifreight operates brands such as Swift, Skynet, and Bulwark.