PM visits Amber Connect Namibia office during Southern African Tour

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness made a scheduled visit to Amber Connect Namibia’s offices in Windhoek during his Southern African tour to promote the CARICOM mandate during the annual BRICS summit held in Sandton, Johannesburg this week.

During his visit to the offices of Amber Connect in Namibia, the PM expressed his great satisfaction in the Amber Connect operations recently launched in both Namibia and South Africa.

“It is Jamaican companies like Amber Connect that have the vision to expand into new developing territories and to establish a successful business there, and in so doing bolster the local economies with our proudly Jamaican products. This at the same time creates job opportunities and the employment ecosystem grows. This is the spirit that CARICOM envisages and Amber Connect is a shining example of what can be achieved,’’ the Holness said.  

He commended Amber Connect’s executive leadership and made special mention of its Chairman Joseph Matalon and CEO and Founder, Dushyant Savadia for their insight and passion in bolstering trade in these developing markets with integrated partnerships and thereby promoting the Jamaican nation far and wide.

During his visit to Amber Connect Namibia’s offices, the prime minister was presented with a pure wool Karakul carpet depicting the famous Namibian dune landscape. He was also presented with one of Amber Connect’s stat– of-the-art vehicle telematics devices.

In a very short period of time, the Amber Connect Namibia team has made considerable inroads into the logistics and insurance industries where Amber provides innovative tools to automate processes.

Commenting on Amber Connect’s expansion into Namibia and South Africa, Dushyant Savadia, Founder and CEO noted, “Amber Connect recognizes the importance of cross-border capability to support trade in Southern Africa and to this end leverages its global telecoms partnerships to eliminate roaming costs for fleets that ply these routes.”

Amber Connect is a vehicle telematics company that serves both business and individual customers across 23 countries globally. Headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica, Amber Connect is a fast-growing technology enterprise which has continued to disrupt its industry since its inception three years ago. Its best-in-class location refresh rate allows you to track your vehicle in real time along with other critical functionalities for advanced vehicle management at very affordable prices.