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Supply Chain Network and Logistics Management

  • Benjamin S. BvepfepfeEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa book series (PSSBA)

Abstract

Africa’s potential for economic development is largely dependent on sustainable logistics and supply chain operations. This chapter explores these opportunities and associated challenges in relation to supply chain network design. The opportunities arise from Africa’s abundant resources, which are in demand from developed economies. Africa is also considered to be one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. However some challenges are caused by gaps in the infrastructure, affecting logistics and supply chain performance. Logistics managers will need to address these challenges when designing their supply chain networks for the foreseeable future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolHigher Colleges of TechnologyFujairahUnited Arab Emirates

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