South Africa

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Our Footprint In South Africa

Unitrans South Africa

Our South African business provides integrated transportation, warehousing, and supply chain-based services to customers with a variety of needs, offering bespoke value propositions in each market segment. Our purpose, as a trusted services partner, is to extend our range of services with existing and future customers to provide them with the space to focus on growing their core businesses.

Unitrans South Africa offers supply chain and logistics services across all key economic sectors including Petrochemical, Mining, Food and Consumer, Agriculture, People Transport and Industrial market sectors. Our national footprint of strategically placed depots allows us to service our customer base with agility and reliability.

Unitrans has developed superior skill sets and expertise in fleet design across various sectors and business applications. Our unique chick trailer developed for the Poultry industry in collaboration with strategic customer partnerships has won an Africa Supply Chain Excellence Award and our experience in terms of Performance-Based Standards (PBS) equipment in the Mining sector spans many years.

To learn even more about our footprint in South Africa, please read our overview below.

Our focus on innovation is not limited to equipment design, but also extends to business process design and improvement as well as enabling supply chain management technologies. Our Unitrans centre of excellence developed in partnership with leading supply chain technology providers delivers:

  • Fully integrated telematics service providing 24/7 visibility
  • Real time event notifications
  • Business Intelligence through live and integrated data analytics platform
  • Direct customer access to execution and KPI adherence through Mobile portal
  • Optimised vehicle turnaround time, driver performance and operational efficiency
  • Improved fleet utilisation and driver safety by means of activating in cab vehicle monitoring system alerts
  • Optimised fuel consumption

Our commitment to excellence also extends to driver training and skills development, the highest level of safety standards and supporting methodologies and systems, as well as vehicle maintenance and technical expertise and competence.

Our bus operating division provides commuter transport services in accordance with long-term government transport contracts, which cater to commuters living in informal settlements and rural areas. We also provide personnel transport services on a contractual basis for large corporations that need employees to be transported between their residences and places of work.

Through operational excellence, leadership commitment, and high levels of staff engagement, Unitrans delivers innovative, cost-effective solutions and excellent service to its chosen market segments.

Unitrans South Africa
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Success is Built on Trusted Partnerships

RAINER
Reiner Barford

Rainer Barford, MD of Unitrans South Africa:

“As the General haulage division of Unitrans Africa, our vision is to be a market leader in the region for the transport by road of general cargo, in a safe, sustainable and professional manner. We continuously seek innovative ways to give our clients the best possible service offering we can and take great pride in servicing the SADC region“.

Our Partners

Partner with Unitrans in South Africa

Agriculture
Services

Comprehensive agriculture services incorporating precision farming.

Bulk Handling & Mining

Bulk handling, distribution, logistics, and fleet management.

Road Haulage & Rail

Market leader in petrochemical, fuel and energy services in Africa.
Social Responsibility

Our People

Unitrans Botswana initiates and support community investment and road safety educational programs. Unitrans Botswana contributes to various social development programs in line with the Unitrans Africa group policy for sustainable corporate social development.

It can provide support to non-profit organizations or movements to promote cultural and economic development of global and local communities.

2020

2019

2018

2017

"Helping to build economies in Africa"

Making us proud

Our Awards

2022

Excellence in Transport

2022

Excellence in Supply Chain Education and Youth Development

2022

Innovative Supply Chain Projects and Operations in partnership with County Fair

Making us proud

Our Awards

2023

Rio Tinto Best Contractor Partner

2023

Masterdrive Best Employer

2023

Masterdrive Best Medium Commercial Vehicle Company

2023

2023 CAIA Water Award – Runner Up

2023

CAIA 2023 Responsible Care Logistics Service Provider Award – Runner Up

2022

Excellence in Transport

2022

Excellence in Supply Chain Education and Youth Development

2022

Innovative Supply Chain Projects and Operations in partnership with County Fair

Accreditations

Customer Compliance

Certifications

Unitrans South Africa

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

Fill out the form below with your South Africa query and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in South Africa? 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

Fill out the form below with your South Africa query and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in South Africa?
Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.

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