The Berbera Port and Economic Zone in Somaliland are transforming Ethiopian businesses, offering efficient trade routes, and attracting investments. The zone, backed by ALS Worldwide, is a thriving economic ecosystem, promoting growth and security.

By Sadik Jama Hassan


In the dynamic world of international trade and commerce, strategic locations and efficient transport corridors are essential for facilitating economic growth. The recent developments in Berbera Port and the Berbera Economic Zone in Somaliland are reshaping the landscape of regional trade, providing Ethiopian businesses with a promising opportunity and an alternative to the Djibouti corridor.

At the forefront of this transformative journey is ALS Worldwide, a renowned heavy transport company with over four decades of experience. In this comprehensive article, we explore how these developments are poised to revolutionize Ethiopian business and how ALS Worldwide is prepared to facilitate seamless operations.


Navigating Growth Berbera Port and Economic Zone as Game-Changers for Ethiopian BusinessBerbera Port: A Gateway to Prosperity

Strategically situated along the Horn of Africa. Most of Somalia descended into chaos in 1991 as warlords and politicians fought over and looted government agencies and foreign aid. Along the Gulf of Aden, Berbera Port has emerged as a beacon of hope for Ethiopian businesses seeking efficient and cost-effective trade routes.

The port’s geographical advantage offers a shorter and more direct path for Ethiopian imports and exports compared to the congested Djibouti corridor. Reduced transit times and alleviated congestion make Berbera Port an attractive proposition for businesses aiming to streamline their logistics operations.

Berbera Economic Zone: Fostering Growth and Investment

Complementing the port’s capacity, the Berbera Economic Zone represents a thriving economic ecosystem. This zone encompasses cutting-edge facilities catering to a range of industries, including manufacturing, logistics, and warehousing.

Forward-thinking businesses are already eyeing the Berbera Economic Zone as a hub for expansion and growth. The zone’s infrastructure and incentives make it a fertile ground for investments that can further catalyze economic development.

Navigating Growth Berbera Port and Economic Zone as Game-Changers for Ethiopian BusinessALS Worldwide: A Beacon of Reliability in Heavy Transport

ALS Worldwide Group ProfileALS Worldwide has consistently demonstrated its commitment to delivering logistics excellence over its impressive 40-year history. The company’s core principles revolve around addressing customers’ unique needs for substantial capacity, flexibility, secure loading, handling, and transportation.
ALS Worldwide specializes in navigating diverse terrains and challenges, ensuring that all types of cargo, including oversized machinery and equipment, reach their destination safely and punctually.

Smooth and Secure Cargo Handling: A Signature ALS Worldwide Service

One distinguishing feature of ALS Worldwide’s services is its unwavering dedication to secure cargo handling. In a world where the safe transportation of valuable assets is paramount, ALS Worldwide stands as a trusted partner. Their meticulous approach to cargo security assures businesses that their goods will arrive intact and on schedule, bolstering confidence in the reliability of their logistics partner.

Navigating Growth Berbera Port and Economic Zone as Game-Changers for Ethiopian BusinessCommitted to Your Success: The ALS Worldwide Promise

As Berbera Port and the Berbera Economic Zone emerge as key drivers of economic growth, Ethiopian businesses have a unique window of opportunity to diversify their trade channels and reduce their dependence on the Djibouti corridor.

ALS Worldwide recognizes the potential of this transformative landscape and stands ready to assist businesses in realizing their ambitions. Whether you are an investor in the economic zone or a company seeking dependable logistics solutions, ALS Worldwide’s unwavering commitment to excellence ensures your objectives are met.

Berbera Port and Economic Zone as Game-Changers for Ethiopian Business
Berbera Economic Zone (BEZ)’s proximity to the Port of Berbera positions it as the new integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial hub in the Horn of Africa

Conclusion: Seizing the Promise of Progress

The new developments in Berbera Port and the Berbera Economic Zone are more than just infrastructure projects; they represent a promise of progress and prosperity. Ethiopian businesses now have a golden opportunity to expand their horizons and participate in the transformative potential of this region.

With Berbera Port’s strategic location, the modern infrastructure of the Berbera Economic Zone, and ALS Worldwide’s unmatched logistics expertise, the future of Ethiopian trade and economic growth is poised for remarkable transformation.

It’s time to embrace this new era of opportunity and navigate the path to success with confidence.

Feel free to reach out for further discussions and insights.

Best regards,

Sadik Jama HassanSadik Jama Hassan

ALS Somaliland Country Manager

I am a dynamic and accomplished professional with a diverse background spanning various industries. My expertise in marketing, business development, and logistics has been instrumental in driving growth and innovation. I am currently honored to serve as the Country Manager for Somaliland within the ALS Worldwide Group, leading our endeavors in this land of opportunity and contributing to our global success.
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Berbera, Somaliland.