These are the 15 best logistics companies in South Africa

The country’s rising logistics needs have attracted hundreds of companies, offering both inbound and outbound services in the sector, thus increasing competition.

On the other hand, a supply chain is a network of organizations that move products and services to customers. These organizations include transportation providers, vendors, call centres, warehouse providers, and others.

However, there some logistics companies have proven to be outstanding, reliable and unbeatable.

What are the top courier companies? In this his article we’ll be looking at some of the best logistics companies in South Africa. Read on to know:

1. Transnet

Transnet the largest logistics and transportation company in South Africa. It is a public-owned company that generates profits for the government while promoting industrial growth and lowering operating costs for business.

Contacts details:

  • Address: Carlton Centre 150 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2001
  • Phone: +27 11 308 3000 Fax: +27 11 308 2638
  • Email: [email protected]

2. Interlogix

Tim Driman created this company in 1999 to help TLD Transport (Pty) Ltd in its door-to-door delivery services by planning how to move the goods from the port to the customers while TLD Transport (Pty) Ltd provided the transport equipment. Interlogix purchased TLD in 2006.

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3. Kaiser bill

Kaiser bill was born in 1994 to maintain service and supply spare parts for Samil, Samag, and Magirus Deutz trucks. It also manufactures specific and rare spare parts since the closure of the Rosslyn truck-makers in 1987.

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4. CHEP

CHEP South Africa is hired by automotive, chemical, food, aerospace and more industries. Since its establishment in 1945, the company has maintained its glory. To contact them, call 0800330334 or visit CHEP website.

5. Crossroads distribution (Pty) ltd

Crossroads is a crucial member of the South African logistics and supply chain management industry, and it also operates in Europe. It is SQAS accredited and Dekra-certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certificates.

Contact details: 

  • Address: 118 Setter Road, Commercial Industrial Park, Midrand
  • Phone: +27 11 571 4939
  • Email: [email protected]

6. UTi South Africa (Pty) ltd

UTi South Africa is a Johannesburg-based branch of UTi Worldwide Inc. The firm has a broad experience in logistics; therefore, its services are considered to be reliable.

Contacts details:

  • Telephone: (031) 310-6000
  • Fax: (031) 368-5767, (031) 368-5768, (031) 368-5769
  • Email: [email protected]

7. Managed freight

Managed Freight serves a variety of exporters and importers. Besides its freight services, the company also negotiates for better rates and terms and conditions for service with logistics service providers on behalf of the clients.

Contacts details:

  • Address: 275 Vaaljakkels Street Constantia Park, Roodepoort South Africa
  • Phone: 082 553 8575 Fax: 011 792 5806
  • Email: [email protected]

8. Barloworld logistics

Some of Barloworld’s clients are Illovo, PPC, Nike SA, Toyota S.A., Unilever S.A., and Corobrik. The company extended its operation from South Africa to the United States, the Middle East, Europe, South-East Asia, and the Far East, and they have over 300 offices in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Contact details:

  • Address: 180 Katherine Street, Sandton
  • Phone: +27 11 445 1600 Fax: +27 11 445 1630
  • Email: [email protected]

9. Letaba logistics

Letaba was founded in 2005 by Richard Tomlinson with a single truck. Today, its fleet of trucks and cranes operate South Africa, and it is based in the Western Cape.

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10. IMVUSA

Transport IMVUSA offers personalized, innovative, and cost-efficient logistics services using modern equipment while minimizing risks that might damage the cargo.

Contacts details:

  • Address: P.O. Box 1114, Kuilsriver, 7579
  • Phone: +27 (0)21 906 0429 Fax: +27 (0)21 903 2215
  • Email: [email protected]

11. IVS

IVS container services company was established in 1991 by Loganathan Papiah Naidoo, and his children helped him to grow the business. It is located in Clairwood’s industrial area in Durban.

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12. Jonen freight (Pty) ltd

Since its establishment in 1979, Jonen Freight has become the leading medium-sized freight forwarder in the country. It has offices in Johannesburg, Pomona, Durban, and Cape Town.

Contact details:

  • Address: P.O. Box 3964 Kempton Park, 9 Sim Road Pomona, 1620
  • Phone: 011 396 1113
  • Fax: 011 979 4677
  • Email: [email protected]

13. Inkosi marine services

Inkosi marine services was established in 1998 by Brij, Sealink’s transport and security department manager. Sealink offers marine transport and security services; therefore, the target market of Inkosi Marine Services is around this niche.

Contacts details:

  • Address: P.O. Box 80157 Richards Bay, 3900
  • Phone: (035) 798 1568
  • Fax: (035) 798 1595
  • Email: [email protected]

14. LOGWIN

LOGWIN specializes in sales and logistics engineering, logistics and warehousing, and transport and retail networks. Outsourcing their services will add more value to your business.

Contacts details:

  • Address: Logwin Air + Ocean South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. 21 – 23 Falcon Crescent, 7525 Cape Town
  • Phone: +27 21 386-5280
  • Email: [email protected]

15. Onelogix group limited

The vehicle delivery services (VDS) of Onelogix serve Kempton Park, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town. Onelogix has offices in Lusaka and Beit Bridge, and a depot in Harare. It owns more than 200 trucks and trailers.

Contact details:

  • Address: 46 Tulbagh Road, Pomona, Kempton Park
  • Phone: +27 11 396 9040
  • Email: [email protected]

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