Andy Connell has been involved in import & export supply chain logistics in both dry goods as well as perishables – deep frozen and fresh produce for over 20 years,
Andy is now consulting to the broader import/export community in Africa and the UAE as a logistics specialist- also doing special tasks for the fruit industry bodies.
Prior to this he worked almost 8 years for the Dole fresh Fruit Food Group.
Andy has also worked for a shipping line as their container division manager for South Africa. He has been involved in charters of both specialised reefer vessels and cargo aircraft and is equally comfortable with air, overland and sea freight logistics.
Andy lectures part time for two shipping colleges in South Africa and has written a number of vessel operations and perishable import /export courses.
Andy has also over 30 years volunteer service in maritime rescue and is currently the Station Commander of the national Airborne Sea Rescue of the NSRI, South Africa. He sits on several advisory committees for both terrestrial and maritime rescue.
Andy is also a brand ambassador for BMW Motorrad SA.
A-Bar-C Service (ex-Dole)