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Cargo Management

Our customers have access to the 100,000 square metres of warehousing space strategically located near the deep sea container terminals in Cape Town and Durban, including the inland port of Johannesburg.

Our fully integrated cargo management services include:

  • Handling of containerised general freight 
  • Customs clearing and associated documentation
  • Strapping, palletising, fumigating and lashing
  • Heavy and out of gauge cargo handling (typically project work)
  • Dry bulk container loading
  • Reefers (on a direct transfer basis)
  • Cargo transport throughout South Africa
  • X-doc and associated transport services
  • Transit cargo storage and inventory control
  • SARS Licenced and bonded facility
  • Customs detentions - unpack / repack and tailboard examinations
  • Bonded warehousing (OS and SOS facilities available)
  • Other parastatal detentions (SAPS/Plant inspector/State Vet/NRCS/Port health/etc)
  • Storage and handling of empty containers to facilitate export packing

Providing end-to-end solutions such as road, rail, sea and transportation, logistics and warehousing, as well as documentation, electronic information and container management.

Full container management

We handle over 500,000 containers annually and have the capacity to transport empty and full containers and cargo of every size, shape and description around South Africa.

Our unique and modern facilities in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg are able to efficiently transport goods via road, rail and sea.

We offer:

  • Full container staging and storage (including out-of-gauge containers)
  • Transport road and rail (short and long haul)
  • Full container weighing facility (SAMSA) – Method 1
  • Government detentions

Reefer services

Reefers (refrigerated containers) are required when transporting cargo that is temperature sensitive.

Bidvest SACD reefer services located in Durban and Cape Town include:

  • Handling, storage and staging on plug points
  • Daily monitoring of reefer containers