By | April 20, 2018

Namibia University o f Science and Technology (NUST) Holds a Public Lecture on Transport and Logistics – 2018

FROM LEFT: Ishmael Mubwandarikwa, Head: Department of Marketing and Logistics; Johny Smith, CEO: TransNamib Holdings; Bianca Tjizumaue, Lecturer: Department of Marketing and Logistics; Dr Asa Asa, Associate Dean, Research and Innovation: Faculty of Management Sciences; Efigenia Semente, Deputy Head: Department of Marketing and Logistics; Gloria Karita, Sectional Head: Department of Marketing and Logistics.

The Department of Marketing and Logistics in the Faculty of Management Sciences held a public lecture that examined the positive connection between value supply chain reliability and trade transport and logistics in the SADC region. The lecture was presented by Johny Smith, the CEO of TransNamib, who spoke about the major weaknesses along the transport logistics corridors within the region. These include port costs and processing fees, high dwelling times for inbound containers, poor transport services with long transit times, as well as poor clearance and quality of transit infrastructure.