Logistics

Grindrod Logistics Africa (GLA)
United Container Depot (UCD)

Cross Border and Project Logistics

Managing your cargo from source to destination, SGM’s cross border and project logistics specialised division, Grindrod Logistics Africa (GLA), ensures 100% compliance and a smooth operation for all cross-border and project shipments, no matter whether it is a single shipment or a fully integrated service.

Our team of specialists provide invaluable knowledge and experience to offer optimum solutions to customers.

We are licensed clearing agents with offices on all the major transport corridors in southern Africa. Harnessing the capabilities of the Grindrod Group, we provide a full service offering and tailor-made solutions.

Capabilities

GLA South Africa is a Level one B-BBEE Contributor
We offer customers a single point of contact and centralised invoicing for all services
Expansive network
Tailor-made solutions unique to our customers’ business
Full service offering in collaboration with the Grindrod Group
Quick adaptation to market demands and statutory changes
Specialist knowledge on all project cargo shipments by qualified and professional staff

  • Cross-border transport services including road and rail
  • Petroleum customs compliance
  • Project management – logistics and solutions
  • Customs clearing and forwarding
  • Cargo brokering and shipping solutions
  • Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOOC)
  • Supply chain logistics
  • Abnormal and project cargo shipments
  • ISO tank services

Container services (South Africa)

Speeding up container logistics! United Container Depots provides the highest standard in efficiency and quality for all your general purpose and reefer container needs.

  • Cold treatment preparation for reefer containers
  • Computerised tracking via EDI
  • Container repairs to industry standards
  • Empty container transport
  • Mechanical repairs to reefer containers
  • Pre-tripping of refrigerated containers
  • Reefermonitoring in port
  • Storage and handling of empty marine containers
  • Warranty repairs on reefer equipment

Cross Border and Project Logistics

Managing your cargo from source to destination, SGM’s cross border and project logistics specialised division, Grindrod Logistics Africa (GLA), ensures 100% compliance and a smooth operation for all cross-border and project shipments, no matter whether it is a single shipment or a fully integrated service.

Our team of specialists provide invaluable knowledge and experience to offer optimum solutions to customers.

We are licensed clearing agents with offices on all the major transport corridors in southern Africa. Harnessing the capabilities of the Grindrod Group, we provide a full service offering and tailor-made solutions.

Capabilities

GLA South Africa is a Level one B-BBEE Contributor
We offer customers a single point of contact and centralised invoicing for all services
Expansive network
Tailor-made solutions unique to our customers’ business
Full service offering in collaboration with the Grindrod Group
Quick adaptation to market demands and statutory changes
Specialist knowledge on all project cargo shipments by qualified and professional staff

  • Cross-border transport services including road and rail
  • Petroleum customs compliance
  • Project management – logistics and solutions
  • Customs clearing and forwarding
  • Cargo brokering and shipping solutions
  • Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOOC)
  • Supply chain logistics
  • Abnormal and project cargo shipments
  • ISO tank services

Container services (South Africa)

Speeding up container logistics! United Container Depots provides the highest standard in efficiency and quality for all your general purpose and reefer container needs.

  • Cold treatment preparation for reefer containers
  • Computerised tracking via EDI
  • Container repairs to industry standards
  • Empty container transport
  • Mechanical repairs to reefer containers
  • Pre-tripping of refrigerated containers
  • Reefermonitoring in port
  • Storage and handling of empty marine containers
  • Warranty repairs on reefer equipment