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A truck driver and operations manager


A truck driver and operations manager are just two of the 248 full-time workers employed in by Alistair James Co., which built a logistics and trucking company with the support of OPIC financing. In a region where limited rail lines and shipping ports makes businesses and local aid operations heavily reliant on trucking, U.S. businessman Alistair James built the company in Dar es Salaam eight years go to offer a safe and reliable means of transport around Tanzania and several neighboring countries. The business has grown to a fleet of 110, and has become a major employer offering competitive wages and extensive training.

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