Unitrans Supply Chain Solutions (USCS) provides specialised transport, distribution, warehousing logistics and supply chain re-engineering services to the mining, manufacturing, industrial and allied sectors of the economy.

All supply chain solutions are bespoke and specific to Unitrans’ diverse range of blue-chip customers’ needs – adding value to supply chains by reducing costs, while increasing service levels and safety standards. USCS believes in creating long-term partnerships, which lead to stable operating conditions that enable customers to improve their competitive advantage through innovative supply chains and logistics services.

Theunis2
Theunis Nel
Divisional CEO
of total group
revenue
employees
9 060*
employees
vehicles2
3 012*
revenue-earning
vehicles
kms
+245 million*
km travelled
* FY2016
Services
Petrochemical
Transportation (bridging and distribution), terminal management and warehousing of petrochemical, lubricants and gas products.
Mining and infrastructure
Materials handling, including loading and haulage services, road infrastructure maintenance, quarry
and mine work, and transportation of explosives in the mining and cement industries.
Agriculture
Load and haul services, bush clearing, land forming and field preparation, harvesting, infrastructure development and estate ancillary services.
Food
Specialised transportation solutions in the food and FMCG industries, including on-farm and on-road
activities, using cutting-edge technology and management solutions while maintaining high levels
of biosecurity.
Specialised warehousing
Supply chain and network design, inventory management and optimisation, warehouse design
and optimisation and freight forwarding and clearing.
Key facts
Geographical areas of operation (revenue)
70% South Africa
30% Rest of Africa
With a focus on continuous improvement, ISO standards are being rolled out to operations outside of South Africa. Certifications include: ISO 9001, 14 001, OHSAS 18 001 NOSA integration systems, RTMS, SQAS
R858 million capex employed for expansion and replacement of specialised vehicles
B-BBEE level 3, with business practices aligned to meet requirements
New operational structure provides a consolidated service offering from an existing footprint in Africa
Customer base growth
into Kenya

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