With more than 50 years combined experience in the industry, Scipio is an expert in providing creative solutions throughout the entire supply chain.
At Scipio, we pride ourselves on providing a personal service to our clients. It is our intention to build strong, long-lasting partnerships with our clients and, with this in mind, we aim to serve and advise them as best as possible throughout a transaction.
Whether on the supply- or buying-side, Scipio always endeavours to provide “best advice” to its partners. We provide bespoke weekly reports to clients in the region with updates on a commodity’s supply and demand drivers.
We build strong partnerships in each country in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to guarantee our service is appropriately focused.
We only have relationships with the best producers in each region who guarantee high quality products.
Our range of payment options are taylor-made to reduce our partners’ foreign exchange burden
We have an extensive network of logistics services and always ensure that delivery is costeffective and timely.
We endeavour to provide our buyers with the most competitive prices in the market and pass on all cost savings that we achieve to them.
What We do
As a trader, Scipio’s primary role is to identify market failures and source commodities from countries with an export surplus and deliver them to countries with a domestic deficit. This activity is also known as arbitrage.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, food security is the biggest humanitarian and political challenge. To meet this urgent need, Scipio focuses on the most basic of foodstuffs – white maize, rice and sugar – and regularly participates in United Nations World Food Program approved tenders such as delivering white maize to Burundi, Cameroon and Madagascar.
Since its inception, Scipio has been active in the following commodities and respective origins:
USA, Russia, Argentina, South Africa, India, Malawi, Zambia, Myanmar, Paraguay.
Pakistan, India, Vietnam and Thailand.
Black Sea, Argentina, India, Baltics.
South Africa, Swaziland, EU, Zambia, Brazil, Guatemala, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Mauritius, Egypt, Uganda.
India, Brazil, Uganda, UAS, Uruguay, Canada.
Uganda, Paraguay, Black Sea, India.
Black Sea, India, Uganda.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Uganda, Egypt, Argentina, Black Sea.