Chief Operating Officer of Lori Systems; Uche Ogboi joined former Minister of Communication Technology; Omobola Johnson, Lagos Commissioner of Transport; Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, General Manager of Lagos State Waterways; Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel and other industry leaders to share insights on the transportation industry at the first-ever Techcabal Townhall on Transport and Mobility on Friday, September 27, 2019.
COO, Lori, Uche Ogboi(centre) speaking during the operators’ panel session at the TechCabal Town Hall on Transport and Mobility event in Lagos.
Uche Ogboi, who served as the Principal, Investments, at EchoVC Partners before her recent appointment, joined Oluwatoyin Oshinowo of FieldInsight, Obi Ozor of Kobo360, and Chinedu in an operator panel session moderated by Bankole Oluwafemi, Editor-in-Cheif, TechCabal at the event. The panel discussed tech-enabled logistics platforms and the impact they are having on supply chains and the movement of goods across the African continent.
According to Uche Ogboi, “Lori has built a technology platform and logistics management system that makes it easier for cargo owners to get their goods delivered on time and on budget.”
Uche Ogboi further spoke about the challenges and opportunities within the sector, while also setting an agenda for the future growth of tech-enhanced mobility solutions.
Over the last few years, there has been an emergence of specialized ride-hailing solutions across Africa with significant investment going into the industry since the beginning of 2019.