Ethiopian Inaugurates e-commerce Logistics Facility at Bole Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched its “state-of-the-art e-commerce logistics facility” located inside the Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics premises at Bole International Airport.

ET says the newly facility “dedicated to e-commerce, mail and courier logistics services is aimed at bridging logistical gaps and positioning Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as the cross-border e-commerce logistics hub for Africa and beyond.”

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew said: “We have implemented high-end technologies in the infrastructure that revolutionize the way goods are transported and delivered in the e-commerce industry in Africa. Through this facility, Ethiopian Airlines paves the way for development of e-commerce services in Ethiopia and the African continent. Built on 15,000 square meters of area, the facility boasts a capacity to handle 150,000 tons annually. We are glad to witness that our investment of 55 million USD has indeed pay off and enabled us to set the e[1]commerce industry in the continent to follow the global trend.”

The airline says the e-commerce Logistics Facility which is equipped with state-of-the art technology and meticulously implemented systems “will offer a range of services including consolidation, deconsolidation, sortation, repacking, labeling and more. Customers can now track and trace their shipments effortlessly from anywhere.”

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