By Foday Moriba Conteh
In a momentous brand presentation ceremony held on Thursday 25th January, 2024 at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel on Aberdeen in Freetown, Africa Global Logistics (AGL) reinforced its steadfast dedication to the progress of Sierra Leone and the broader African continent. The group, boasting a workforce exceeding 23,000 across 49 countries, serves as a pivotal link connecting Africa to global markets.
AGL, relying on its 250 subsidiaries in Africa, Haiti, and Timor, positions itself as a vital player in providing holistic port, ocean, logistics, and railway solutions. These subsidiaries form the backbone of AGL’s operations, facilitating unparalleled logistics services to drive economic activities in Sierra Leone and beyond.
Bertrand Kerguelen, AGL’s Country Manager, highlighted the company’s commitment to delivering tailor-made logistics solutions, tailored to the unique needs of its clients. The long-term commitment to Sierra Leone and the desire to contribute to national development were emphasized, urging the workforce to unite for the country’s transformation.
Martin Maada George, Company Secretary of the Sierra Leone Port and Harbour Authority, recognized Freetown Terminal Limited’s role in economic development. The transition to AGL was acknowledged, expressing readiness for close collaboration to drive mutual success and position the partnership as a catalyst for Sierra Leone’s economic growth.
Captain Fabjanko Kokan, AGL’s Regional Manager, emphasized collaboration and unity while expressing gratitude to stakeholders. AGL’s commitment to continued investment, especially in human capital, was underscored. The success of AGL was attributed to empowering its workforce, emphasizing the pivotal role of human capital in achieving lasting change.
The brand presentation ceremony not only affirmed AGL’s dedication to Sierra Leone but also highlighted the significance of collaboration in achieving sustainable progress. AGL, with its extensive network, commitment to tailored solutions, and emphasis on human capital, stands poised to play a crucial role in propelling economic development and shaping the future of Sierra Leone and the African continent.
As a company deeply rooted in African growth, AGL’s pledge to invest and contribute signifies a promising partnership for a brighter and more prosperous future. With unwavering commitment, AGL continues its impactful journey, contributing to the economic, social and infrastructural development of Sierra Leone and the broader African continent.