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Food and Consumer

Unitrans Food and Consumer

Integrated Food and Consumer Supply Chain Solutions 

At Unitrans we offer a comprehensive set of supply chain solutions in the food and consumer industry covering an extensive geographic footprint. We bring many years of hands-on experience and expertise and offer a market-leading specialist fleet as well as cutting-edge technologies and management solutions in the industry. We operate various types of transport for the industry which all incorporate a high level of hygiene, health and safety requirements.  We constantly look at ways to innovate in the foods industry.

A ‘command centre’ approach to the management of fleet, including driver behaviour monitoring, risk and safety management,  route optimisation and order tracking, ensures that efficiency is maintained and costs controlled and reduced wherever possible. 

Logistics in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector is highly complex and sophisticated. Customer demand is continuously fluctuating, and the supply chain requirements to deliver groceries and perishables to the right place, in the right quantities, at the right time, is paramount. Unitrans offers a complete set of warehousing and distribution solutions in the sector, with key differentiators being competitive pricing, leading technology in temperature-sensitive logistics and unparalleled cost reduction and service level excellence. 

Food Services & Logistics

Bulk Liquid Food Distribution

Unitrans has extensive experience in designing, implementing and managing bulk distribution solutions for bulk food products including sugar, flour, yeast, milk, edible oils etc Our subsidiary brand Lucerne also operates a fleet of specialised vehicles and equipment with single and multi-compartment tankers (both insulated and non-insulated) allowing them to transport a variety of bulk liquids including edible oils, beverages, milk, glucose etc.

Access to audited tanker washing facilities allows for the strictest controls and flexibility in terms of the switching between products creating an efficient and cost effective bulk distribution solution.

Warehousing and Secondary Distribution

Our expertise stretches to the last mile of consumer supply chains creating the necessary links between the food producers, retailers and end consumers.

Through our trusted warehouse management, route planning and scheduling, distribution execution, tracking and management we ensure access to essential goods and provisions for all South Africans.

Refrigerated and Temperature Controlled Transport

Unitrans specialises in moving refrigerated, frozen and temperature-controlled loads such as meat, dairy, plants, medicine, wine, and other perishable food products. We offer complete and reputable services for refrigerated freight management for both short and long distances.

Our subsidiary brand Xinergistix also offers long and short distance road freight transport for both ambient and refrigerated products operating along all major routes in Southern Africa including Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho.

Poultry Industry Services

At Unitrans we offer a comprehensive set of supply chain solutions in the poultry industry and we operate various types of transport for the industry incorporating a high level of hygiene, health and safety for both on-farm and on-road requirements.   

Other value added services we offer include:

We are proud of our food related accreditations including:

iso food safety
afma
iso blue

Build a powerful partnership today.

Through a concerted and persistent investment in safety and operational excellence and resilience, Unitrans is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

Give us a call

Request a quote

For all your animal feed, livestock, bulk or packed food distribution, handling and warehousing requirements or other food logistics services queries, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in the food and consumer sector? Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.

Build a powerful partnership today.

Through a concerted and persistent investment in safety and operational excellence and resilience, Unitrans is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

Give us a call

Request a quote

For all your animal feed, livestock, bulk or packed food distribution, handling and warehousing requirements or other food logistics services queries, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in the food and consumer sector?
Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.