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Ligentia Join Transaid as Corporate Member

Ligentia Join Transaid as Corporate Member

Transaid, the international development organisation has welcomed their latest corporate member. Joining the organisation and pledging to support the work carried out by Transaid is the global freight forwarder and supply chain management provider Ligentia. The corporate partnership has been established between the two companies after John Harvey CBE, the British entrepreneur and former Chairman of Transaid informed Ligentia that he was involved with the organisation. The Chief Executive of Ligentia, Nick Jones has spent seven years in Hong Kong and following his return to the UK, has re-engaged with Transaid.

Ligentia has African offices open in Mauritius, Madagascar and South Africa. With these offices up and running the global company is now more aligned to offer their support to Transaid’s programmes taking place in sub-Saharan Africa. As a business, Ligentia has a global network to offer and is well placed to offer on the ground support and assistance for Transaid’s programmes in Madagascar and on the African Mainland. Ligentia also have a geographical understanding and passion to help make changes.

The corporate membership has already officially commenced, taking place in late October when the patron of Transaid, HRH The Princess Royal met with Robert Miller, the Managing Director for Ligentia, South Africa at the British Ambassador’s residency while visiting Madagascar. The expertise and knowledge offered by Ligentia will be of significant benefit to Transaid for the work that they carry out in Africa. Ligentia has also expressed their commitment to fundraising and giving back wherever possible. As a part of this is has been revealed that there are a number of keen cyclists working for the global freight forwarding company, and that they would be happy to get involved in any of Transaid’s infamous cycle challenges.

Transaid works to offer safe, available and sustainable transport. The organisation was first formed by Save the Children, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and its Patron, HRH The Princess Royal. This international development organisation shares their 25 years’ of expertise in 23 different countries with the help and support of their partners and governments, empowering people to build the skills that are needed to transform their own lives.

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