Jand2Gidi rebrands, celebrates 10th anniversary
In celebration of its growth and transformation over a decade, Jand2Gidi held a cocktail event to mark its remarkable journey. It also witnessed an unveiling of its new name, Cargoplug, which signifies their evolution and expanded horizons in the world of logistics.
Founded by Ujama Akpata and Kikelomo Fola–Ogunniya who came together to solve importation delivery issues and have since impacted their industry both at home and abroad, they expressed gratitude for the firm’s achievements and extended heartfelt appreciation to clients, partners, and staff members who played pivotal roles in the firm’s success story.
Fola–Ogunniya said, “When we founded this company ten years ago, we had a vision to transform the way goods were moved, to create a logistics brand that stands for innovation, reliability, and unparalleled customer service. We started with a dream, a proposed solution, and a determination to make a difference. Today, we stand here, a testament to the power of passion, perseverance, and the belief in our brand”.
While Akpata noted, “Our story is one of constant evolution, adapting to the changing times and challenges. As we celebrate this milestone, let’s remember that our brand story is not just about where we’ve been, but about the exciting road ahead. Together, we will continue to shape the future of logistics, delivering excellence with every shipment, and exceeding the expectations of our valued partners and clients.”
In celebration of this significant milestone, Jand2Gidi joined forces with Providus Bank to launch an online challenge dedicated to giving back to SMEs. Driven by the noble goal of assisting emerging entrepreneurs, they earmarked a fund to empower 10 small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with grants of N100,000 each.
Chief Financial Officer, Providus Bank, Deoye Ojuroye noted that by extending financial support and mentorship to these ten deserving SMEs, Cargoplug is deeply committed to not only sowing the seeds of success but also nurturing the next generation of trailblazers.
A panel session that took place featuring insights from industry experts delved into the complexities and resolutions related to ‘Cross Border Logistics and Last-mile Delivery: Challenges and Solutions.’ Among the noteworthy panelists were Country Manager of Aramex, Jack Dababneh: Head of Sales at Red Star Support Service Limited, Omotayo Dada; Senior Public Policy & Local Content Manager, Weyinimi Aghadiuno and Co-Founder of Messenger NG, Amanda Etuk, moderated by Founder of Herconomy, Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti.
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