Addis Ababa: New E-commerce Logistics Center by Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Unveils E-commerce Logistics Hub

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest and rapidly expanding global airline brand, celebrated the launch of its advanced e-commerce logistics center.

This facility, housed within the Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics complex, signifies a major step forward in the airline’s growth and technological advancement.

Located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the new e-commerce, mail, and courier logistics center is set to transform the city into a leading hub for cross-border e-commerce logistics in Africa and beyond. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew, highlighted the facility’s role in revolutionizing African e-commerce logistics, thanks to its high-end technological infrastructure. The facility, which spans 15,000 square meters, has the capacity to handle 150,000 tons of cargo annually, representing a significant $55 million investment into the continent’s e-commerce sector.

Equipped with the latest technology, the e-commerce logistics center offers a wide range of services including consolidation, deconsolidation, sorting, repacking, and labeling. It also features advanced tracking and tracing capabilities, allowing customers to monitor their shipments in real-time.

Ethiopian Cargo’s commitment to excellence has been recognized worldwide, leading to numerous prestigious awards. These accolades include two awards at the Air Cargo News Awards 2023, Best Cargo Airline-Africa at the Arabian Cargo Awards, Sustainable Cargo Airline of the Year-Africa at the Freight Week Sustainability Awards, and more from the STAT Trade Times Cargo Excellence Awards.

Ethiopian Airlines has established itself as a leader in the African aviation industry, with a modern and eco-friendly fleet. As part of its Vision 2035 strategy, the airline aims to rank among the world’s top 20 aviation groups by offering diverse services, including passenger and cargo transport, aviation training, and airport management. Ethiopian Airlines is a Star Alliance member since 2011 and has seen significant growth over the past decade, earning the Skytrax ‘Best Airline in Africa Award’ for six consecutive years.

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