Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has partnered with Ghanaian conglomerate LMI Holdings to form a new business, Imperial LMI Logistics that will deliver world class logistics services in Ghana and West Africa.
“The vision of Imperial LMI is to be the leading integrated, end-to-end supply chain partner of choice in Ghana, with sufficient capacity and scale to catalyse economic growth and position Ghana as a trading hub for West Africa,” reveals Imperial Managed Solutions chief executive officer Johan Truter. “The launch of Imperial LMI Logistics will enable this vision by merging LMI’s infrastructure with Imperial’s operational capabilities, while leveraging the relationships that both groups have established with end users, service providers and decision making bodies in Ghana,” he states.
Imperial Logistics is one of Africa’s largest supply chain solutions provider and a subsidiary of Imperial Holdings (IPL: Johannesburg). Imperial Logistics has over 1,100 operational sites globally spread across 5 continents.
LMI Holdings is a highly diversified Ghanaian group with interests in the construction, property development, logistics, utilities and ICT sectors in Ghana. Established in 1992 as John Murphy Construction, a firm focused on roads, industrial developments and commercial real estate, LMI Holdings has grown consistently over the last 24 years to become the multi-faceted conglomerate it is today. “Our partnership with Imperial represents an exciting new era for the group, enabling us to use Imperial’s systems, technology and skills to unlock the potential of LMI’s logistics assets,” comments Kojo Aduhene, chairman and CEO of LMI Holdings. “It will enable LMI to realise its vision of being a world class Ghanaian industrial business; contributing to the creation of an environment that attracts foreign investment into Ghanaian industry,” he adds.