Established in Ivory Coast for over fifty years, Bolloré Africa Logistics helps high-profile companies in a range of sectors: oil and gas, mining and telecommincations. Bolloré is a leading logistics specialist in Ivory Coast. With around 25,000 permanent workers in 45 African countries, Bolloré has an annual turnover profit of $3.1 billion. It addresses some of the major challenges each day in the country. Being the operator of the container terminal at the port of Abidjan and the rail company Sitarail that links Ivory Coast to Burkina Faso, Bolloré is able to provide logistics services by way of air, land and sea.
Bolloré's state-of-the-art equipment and its 30 hectares of asphalted areas enable the company to serve its clients on numerous platforms. It is dedicated to three commodities: cocoa beans, maize and grain. It has customs clearance and approved customs agents for import and export services. When it comes to air transit, Bolloré Africa Logistics is able to ship hazardous goods, perishable foods and animals in a efficient and timely manner. Every year, it handles 3,650,000 containers during the transit process.
In 2004, Bolloré Africa Logistics was awarded the 15-year concession for the container terminal at the port of Abidjan. It continues to modernize the Abidjan port, one that is a vital necessity to the success of Ivory Coast trade and exporting. It has nearly 500 employees on site and continues to be a leader in logistics in the country.