• Twiga Group CEO, Peter Njonjo confirmed that the latest move will go a long way in creating sustainable working solutions in Kenya and across East Africa.
Twiga Foods, Isuzu East Africa and NCBA Bank on Wednesday through a strategic partnership flagged off 15 Isuzu commercial trucks.
The aim was in a bid to boost affordability and safe delivery of fresh produce to retailers across the region.
The partnership will see up to 300 Isuzu trucks being released into the marketplace in phases.
Speaking during the vehicle handover and flag-off ceremony, Twiga Group CEO, Peter Njonjo confirmed that the latest move will go a long way in creating sustainable working solutions in Kenya and across East Africa.
“To transform the African retail market and build more robust and efficient supply chains that support business growth for suppliers, there’s need to leverage the latest technology, modern distribution and logistics models,” he said.
“Our distribution network is one of the keys to keeping our agri-food system functioning in normal and extraordinary times and we rely heavily on the trucking and transportation industry to make that happen."
Isuzu East Africa has also customized the trucks to allow airflow, shelving, fuel, and location tracking to support a seamless logistical process.
Isuzu EA Managing Director Rita Kavashe, added that every aspect of the newly unveiled Isuzu trucks have been meticulously engineered to efficiently support a wide variety of cargo logistics deliveries across the region.