Trade facilitation company, Ghana Link Network Services Limited, has won two awards at the 5th edition of the Ghana Business Awards.
Ghana Link Network Services Limited was named the best trade facilitation company for the year 2022 during the award ceremony, which took place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel.
This is the second time the business has won an award for Best Trade Facilitation Company; the first was given out at the 5th Annual Ghana Shippers Awards in August of this year.
Nick Danso Adjei, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Link Network Services Limited, received the title of Entrepreneur of the Year for the second time that evening after winning it once at the Ghana Shippers Awards in August 2022.
The two awards were given in celebration of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), possibly the best trade facilitation instrument Ghana has ever had, and its successful implementation.
Freight forwarders, shippers, courier services, all ministries, departments, and agencies, as well as regulatory organizations like the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority, Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana Standards Authority, and Oil Marketing Companies, among others, are among the over 8,000 players in the trade facilitation ecosystem that the ICUMS currently connects in a day.
With the ICUMS managed by Ghana Link, it has been touted by freight forwarders, importers and exporters, port clearing agents and the trading community at large as the best trade facilitation tool which has come to reduce the then-long workflow process that existed prior to its rollout and ease of doing business at the ports in particular.
It has also come to ramp up government’s revenue generated from the country’s points of entry – land, Air and sea borders – especially at the seaports even at the time that cargo volumes reduced due to the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic.
The Ghana Business Awards is a prestigious awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors in the country.
The Awards provides a platform to recognize individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and development of their business sector while recognising the key functions within the sector that promote growth and sustainability.
The event seeks to celebrate achievement, innovation and brilliance within the business environment of Ghana.