Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) launched their National Logistics Hub and the new Posta Cargo Service.
Using this large facility located in industrial area Machakos Road, Posta Cargo Service will execute clearing and forwarding services for delivery of goods both locally and internationally.
As the Corporation mandated to includes provision of accessible, affordable and reliable Postal Services to all parts of Kenya, they will us their 623 local postal outlets and 192 international destinations to also service EMS courier and parcel services.
This National Logistics Hub and Cargo Service was officiated by PS. Jerome Ochieng’ who was representing the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology, Mr. Joe Mucheru. In his speech read by Mr. Jerome CS Mucheru lauded the efforts Posta Kenya is making to respond to the fast-changing consumer needs in adaptation of new technologies stating “This enables the development of suitable last-mile delivery networks, which today are the enablers of economic, social, financial and digital inclusion”
PCK has taked advantage of ICT platforms to create very attractive innovative services. These latest innovations include Mpost, Tunza Nyumba naPosta, EMS2GO, the Postal Digital Parcel locker, E-njiwa among others. As reiterated by Mr Kagwe, the PostMaster General, Posta’s capacity to handle distribution and logistical services has been demonstrated by how they handled IEBC logistics during the National General Elections. “As we embark on the journey of becoming the backbone of e-commerce business in the region, this hub will be key to a seamless service to our esteemed customers. the Corporation is moving forward and is steadfast in its quest to remain the logistics Corporation of choice in the region.” said Mr. Kagwe
The event was also graced by Mr. Moses Muia who represented the Commissioner General KRA, Mr, John Njiraine and the PostMaster General PCK Mr. Dan Kagwe among other CEOs of various state corporations and various stakeholders and guests.