Cerebos opens salt packaging plant
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18 January 2019
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Cerebos Namibia salt packaging and distribution plant was officially opened by the Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Tjekero Tweya, in Windhoek this week.
Tweya said he was impressed that Imperial Logistics, TransNamib and Cerebos Namibia had worked together to set up the joint venture.
“The Cerebos Namibia packing and distribution salt plant is not an isolated business venture. It is an integrated business model premised on a public-private-partnership where an entity of State, such as TransNamib, plays a pivotal role in the transportation of Ekango Salt products to its customers and end-users,” the minister said, adding that the tripartite relations between Imperial Logistics, TransNamib and Cerebos Namibia is a strategic partnership that needs to be commended.
“During tough economic conditions which we were subjected to for the past year or so we need to facilitate this kind of breakthrough thinking where business needs to talk to one another and form strategic alliances to deliver strategic outcomes to meet bottom lines.”
Tweya said smart partnerships such as that of Imperial Logistics, TransNamib and Cerebos Namibia will go a long way if replicated by other Namibian business entities to create the necessary job opportunities needed by Namibians.
Namibia exports salt to Angola, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique.
Tweya said the plant should grow production capacity to expand production capabilities for increased competitive and value-added goods and services.
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