Amitruck: Connecting Cargo Owners Directly With Truckers To Facilitate Trade

Amitruck, a Kenyan based start-up is betting on transparency and trust to build the next big logistics solutions provider in a market that is projected to grow exponentially in the next decade. We had a discussion with the company’s CEO and Founder Mark Mwangi on the company’s journey and future prospects.

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Logistics startup Amitruck and Sanergy partner for sustainable waste management

KENYA –  Amitruck, a technology startup and waste management solutions provider Sanergy have announced a partnership to tackle waste management in Nairobi, Kenya. Through the partnership, they have built an end-to-end value chain network of operations and efficient logistics that will collect, treat, and convert two streams of waste: sanitation waste generated in low-income informal settlements with inadequate sanitation services and kitchen & agricultural waste from restaurants, marketplaces and agricultural pack houses building a new model for city’s resilience through circular organic waste management.  The partnership has also created more jobs in the…

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Logistics marketplace Amitruck raises pre-seed funding for expansion in East Africa

KENYA – Trucking logistics marketplace Amitruck from Kenya, has announced an undisclosed investment led by US-based Dynamo Ventures with participation from Plug and Play Ventures and a collection of strategic angel investors. Funds will be used to expand its growing client base in East Africa. Launched in 2019 in Kenya, Amitruck is a trucking logistics marketplace connecting truckers with shippers using its web and mobile application, side stepping middlemen and brokers. Amitruck has had an exciting 12 months with its revenues growing by over 300 percent despite the Covid-19 crisis.…

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Kenyan logistics startup Amitruck secures funding from GreenTec Capital

KENYA – Amitruck, a startup that has developed a mobile and web-based trucking logistics platform, has raised funding from GreenTec Capital to boost its growth plans. Amitruck matches cargo owners with trucking logistics professionals through a digital competitive bidding process, bringing trust and transparency into the African logistics sector. Amitruck’s solution cuts out expensive middlemen whilst increasing security as all drivers and vehicles are vetted and goods in transit insured. The startup has already seen impressive traction, and has now secured investment from GreenTec Capital to support its growth plans…

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