Operating under Kenya registered business entity as “Wi-Tech Supplies Services,” we are an independent ICT consultant that helps to transform analogy to digital solutions using advance technologies. We work with offshore team of professionals outsourced from different advance regions in ICT to help empower under developing countries in Africa.
The founder after three years exposure in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, discovered technology is the backbone of economy transformation for the developing countries. Technology brings about transparency, accuracy if done in good architect. It attract investors as has low risks to business losses. Technology remained to drive public to private sectors as it has proved to have increases visibility, efficiency and data quality to all business transactions from data overview to financial transactions.
An idea was born to assist under developing countries especially in the maritime transport & logistics sector to upgrade their business model. Pioneer in e-Commerce business and experiences in maritime led to giving birth to Wi-Tech. Our core focus is to help cargo transport from vessel and logistics service providers to increase their operational efficiency by applying modern technology such as artificial intelligence, data processing, data analysis and prediction forecast and last but not least, maximum computer optimization.
We offer customized solution to cater local requirement but by meeting international quality standard approach. Solutions that has a gain on capital invested that improves total data quality, visibility and efficiency.
Our founder embraced by sharing information technology experience to the community and to be part in offering consultancy services. Founder was intimidated by few projects to have been involved while he was in the Middle East.
One of the project which he was inspired most when he introduced to ExxonMobil in Saudi Arabia and Total Petrochemical of Qatar. Both companies were massive exporters of Petrochemical products business in the Middle East region. Both had their own system generated files that we with the help of technology and thinking minds a solution was invented that was able to communicate with another existing in submission of shipping bookings INTTRA existing system. The results was tremendous for both parties and was acknowledged joint business electronic transformation. It was an awarded task acknowledged by then employer INTTRA Incorporated a New Jersey, USA.
Upon completion of his contract in the Middle East he returned home with intention to share his experience in his home country. Kenya stands to take up a chances to be pioneer in advancing technologies with advancement it made in mobile money transfer and laying of fiber optic cable which contributed to grown internet usage in the country. Notwithstanding geographically, Kenya is placed to be the hub of East and Central Africa logistically.
Wi-Tech was established in Kenya. The entity was registered 2013 but nothing immediately happen after registration. He was then received employment offer with Messina Line agent. New employer had a classic style of service Roll On Roll Off (RO RO) vessel of the time. New business experience for him in shipping industry and then decision to acquire additional. While in the shipping field again he came across bunch of problems facing operations team working in port fields. He presented his ideas on how some issues could be tackled using technology but no one was keen to accept. Some years later he approached Mercantile Cargo Terminal Operation popularly known as MCTO and shared his ideas. MCTO is a local stevedoring company that has expertise of more than thirty years in at Mombasa port but never had a chance to embrace technology in their business operations.
Wi-Tech with it coming into service, initiated to study the business model conducted, and provided an architect work plan, the first project was initiated and early 2018 was enhanced to a perfect ERP solution of the time time.
Being a Founder, initiator to the very first project in his own country, his inspiration still continues to offer more to the region Maritime Logistics sector. He appreciated the supports he receive from his partner engineers. He acknowledged the support he receives from users during the time when was pioneer in launching e-Commerce in East Africa region for the shipping industry. He became confident to his works and knowledge acquired in Shipping, Logistics and Transport industry. Motivated and trusted personnel keen to extend to offer world best for Africa region.
Sectors in Focus in Maritime & Logistics Industry providing solutions
- Port Terminal Operations
- Container Depot Operations Service
- Transport Service
- Road Haulage
- Railway Service
- Sea & Air Freight Service
- Regional Network Courier Service
- Communication through (Mobile/Email/SMS/Mobile payments)
We are proud to have partnered and transform Mercantile Cargo Terminal Operation (MCTO) state of the art ERP solution for their operations activity as a stevedoring and contractor working under the flagship carriers agent at Kenya Port Authority in Mombasa. For more information about MCTO please refer to their website
Planned focus to connect people to the rest of the world by offering product that simplify the way we do business. The results brings about efficiency, cost saving, tamper proof, accurate data transparency in transformation. Committed to make sure Africa countries both public and private sectors dreams to comply to quality approved with ISO standard operations are met hence enhancing for more investors opportunities in the region.
Concentrated to offer solutions for different sectors in logistics transportation, as we help to outsource the best that suit regions budget.
We look forward to partner with more players in the market by embracing technology as a way forward.