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Scan Global Logistics expands with three offices in Africa acquiring 55% of Macca Logistics SARL

Effective July 2nd Scan Global Logistics has acquired 55% of Macca Logistics SARL, Bamako, Mali – incl. operational offices in the ports of Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The acquisition of Macca will provide SGL with a strong physical presence in Mali where SGL, for many years, has been the leading provider, supporting GO’s & NGO’s throughout Mali. To fully service the landlocked Mali, the acquisition also cover Macca’s two office’s in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and Dakar, Senegal, who serves as corridor to the Malian market.

“Our companies have worked together in a close partnership for several years and we hold similar values and philosophies on providing our services and developing relationships. Macca is an asset based company, with own trucks, low-beds, off-road truck and cranes to full-service our mutual clients. This allow us to be close to the market and manage the cost as both trucking and forwarder company”, says Henrik Vind Kragh, Head of Department, Charter & Relief, Ocean from Scan Global Logistics in Denmark.

“I am very excited about this new development for Macca Logistics and I am convinced that it is the right step for us to grow even stronger within our segment together with Scan Global Logistics”, says Aw Abdoulatif, Managing Director of Macca Logistics.