Imperial is an African focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions.

Imperial is an African focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions. With a focus on the following key industries - healthcare, consumer, automotive, chemicals, industrial and commodities - we take our clients’ and principals’ products to some of the fastest growing and most challenging markets in the world. As a leading global logistics provider, we seek out and leverage new technology to deliver innovative, end-to-end solutions. Through our significant African footprint and international expertise, and with the support of our 25,000 people, Imperial’s purpose is to connect Africa and the world - and to improve people’s lives with access to quality products and services. Imperial became a wholly owned business of DP World in March 2022.

Imperial’s Logistics Africa business is the leading logistics supplier in South Africa, and one of the largest on the African continent, providing Contract Logistics, Road Freight and Lead Logistics Provider solutions. The Logistics International business at Imperial has its headquarters in Duisburg, Germany and is responsible for all Group logistics activities (including Contract Logistics and Freight) outside of Africa. Imperial’s Market Access business builds complex route-to market solutions that provide principals access to patients and consumers across Africa through comprehensive channel strategies that integrate sourcing, sales, demand generation, distribution, marketing and promotions.



Key
facts

  • African focused provider of market access and logistics solutions
  • Focus on the following key industries
    • healthcare
    • consumer
    • automotive
    • chemicals
    • industrial and commodities
  • Ranked among the top tier global logistics providers
  • Take our clients' products to some of the fastest growing and most challenging markets in the world
  • Employ over 25 000 people
  • Provide access to quality medical products, consumer goods and other products and services
  • Support and invest in our countries and communities of operation - integrating ESG into daily business practices
  • Seek out and leverage technology to deliver innovative, integrated, end-to-end solutions

Our
footprint

In-country operations
Countries serviced through partnership networks
Pharmaceutical and consumer health distributors
Consumer goods distributors
Freight management
Sourcing and procurement
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