PMAESA Welcomes Kale Logistics as New Associate Member

The Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) the leading industry voice for Port Authorities, Terminal Operators, Line Ministries and Port & Maritime Stakeholders from the Eastern & Southern African region is pleased to welcome aboard Kale Logistics Solutions as Associate Member.

Kale Logistics Solutions is a trusted global IT solutions partner for several Fortune 500 companies worldwide, offering a comprehensive suite of IT solutions for the transport & logistics industry.

“We are delighted to have Kale Logistics Solution on board as a member and more importantly a partner. It is my firm belief that Kale’s global ICT experience in the Global Ports and Maritime sector will bring invaluable lessons to the sector in the Eastern & Southern Africa (ESA) Region and our members will stand to benefit as they embrace digitization of their respective Ports ecosystem,” said PMAESA Secretary General, Col. Andre Ciseau.

Col. Ciseau further added: “Acceleration in the uptake of ICT systems, automation and digitalization in the sector is a key indication of the region’s priorities as it aims to improve efficiencies in maritime gateways and increase port competitiveness thereby attracting more shipping lines.”

Mr Vineet Malhotra, Co-founder & Director, Kale Logistics Solutions said; “With Kale’s strengths in Maritime Single Window and Port Community System, we are confident that with PMAESA we can form a unified force to strengthen the Maritime digital infrastructure for this region. We look forward to sharing this common goal with them.”

“In view of recent updates to the provisions of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Facilitation (FAL) Convention on mandatory electronic data exchange in ports for ship clearance, Kale Logistics Solutions is poised to facilitate implementation of this mandate jointly with PMAESA for the entire region to benefit,” he further added.

Kale brings with it over 10 years of expertise in comprehensive IT Enterprise Systems and Cargo Community Platforms, which offer a single electronic window capable of supporting operational flows, providing data access to various key stakeholders, and facilitating electronic exchange of trade-related information between stakeholders.

Kale’s CODEX – Port Community System facilitates government-to-business, business-to-government and business-to-business transactions in a highly secured environment.

With its global presence, Kale Logistics Solutions is a major player in the industry recognised by global bodies such as the United Nations, Asian Development Bank, KPMG, Kellogg Business School and the Global Ports Forum.