African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4137

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of transport logistics challenges affecting freight forwarding operations in Malawi

Rabiya Hanif*
  • Rabiya Hanif*
  • Department of Accountancy, University of Malawi, Malawi.
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Edward Kaluwa
  • Edward Kaluwa
  • Combine Cargo, P.O. Box 31588, Blantyre 3, Malawi.
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  •  Received: 13 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 28 November 2016
  •  Published: 28 December 2016

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