Imperial is a provider of fully integrated market access and logistics solutions, with a particular focus on Africa. We specialize in six key industries – healthcare, consumer, automotive, chemicals, industrial, and commodities – and work with our clients and principals to introduce their products to some of the world’s fastest-growing and most challenging markets. As a top global logistics provider, we constantly seek out and leverage new technologies to deliver innovative, end-to-end solutions that create value for our clients.
Our extensive African footprint, combined with our international expertise and the support of our 25,000-strong workforce, allows us to achieve our mission of connecting Africa and the world while enhancing people’s lives through access to high-quality products and services. In March 2022, DP World became the sole owner of Imperial.
Imperial’s Logistics Africa business is the leading supplier of logistics solutions in South Africa, as well as one of the largest on the African continent, offering Contract Logistics, Road Freight, and Lead Logistics Provider services. The Logistics International business, headquartered in Duisburg, Germany, manages all Group logistics activities (including Contract Logistics and Freight) outside of Africa. Imperial’s Market Access business builds complex route-to-market solutions that give principals access to consumers and patients across Africa by integrating sourcing, sales, demand generation, distribution, marketing, and promotions into comprehensive channel strategies.