Referred to as a continent of resilience and opportunity, and a continent with enormous potential for success, Africa is still one of the fastest growing continents in the world. With a steady economic growth of 3.1%, investors, as well as the UN, is flocking into Africa to build the continent into a powerhouse consisting of trade, industry and agriculture.
African carriers are beginning to see this increased demand, with a reported 12,9% increase in freight demand since Jan 2017. As reported by IATA, this steady increase into Africa is helped along by Asia with an evident jump in demand of 59% between Asia and Africa following an increased number of direct flights between the continents as investment demands into Africa improves.
Following the trend, Pioneer freight has as a result increased effort into growing stronger bonds and developing a greater offering with selected partners into Africa.