Transportation Services

Solutions Provided By The Suppliers Of Transportation Services

Most people when they do their monthly shopping do not even think about the massive logistical undertaking that results in the supply of various products to their local supermarket. The suppliers of transportation services in South Africa have fleets of highly specialised vehicles that criss-cross the country delivering varied loads that not only provide consumers with the goods that they need for their homes, but also supply vital hauling services to commerce and industry, without which the economy of South Africa would grind to a halt. As the production centre for many goods required both domestically and further north into the African continent South Africa has many different organisations specialising in the supply of varied transportation services.

Many of the providers of these transportation services provide haulage solutions that are aimed specifically at getting goods from areas of production to the deep water harbours of South Africa for transportation further afield. These specialised fleets of vehicles are designed for quick and efficient loading and unloading of a variety of goods. These goods include coal and dry goods such as wheat or fabric and a variety of other loads that require specialised handling, such as those which have to remain frozen or fresh for the entire journey to the shelves of retailers in neighbouring countries or continents. These loads include fresh fruit, meat, as well as seafood, which is in great demand in the Far East.

Many providers of transportation services in South Africa also provide logistical solutions for the transportation of goods that do not require heavy vehicles for transportation but are extremely valuable. These goods include finished gemstones or other precious materials. These goods are usually transported by air to their end destination. The transportation of valuable goods such these require the services of a specialised transportation company due to concerns over security.

Transportation services in South Africa are supplied to a variety of industries, including those in neighbouring countries which transport minerals to South Africa, either for processing or for export by sea to other nations. The transport of these goods is fraught with complications due to complicated import and export regulations as well as the ever present dangers associated with the security of the loads being transported. These loads, including those consisting of mineral ore require specialised transportation services and vehicles and knowledge of cross border transportation.

If you would like more information on the wide variety of transportation services that are available to both importers and exporters in South Africa then contact us.