Freight Forwarders in South Africa, 2018 - Lucrative Opportunities from Transport-Related Infrastructure Projects - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The "Freight Forwarders in South Africa 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
This report focuses on the freight forwarding and customs clearing industry and excludes courier activities and the arrangement of freight insurance. It examines current conditions and future opportunities and challenges for the industry in South Africa, on the continent and globally.

Profiles of 42 companies include Grindrod, which has unbundled and separately listed its shipping business on the Nasdaq and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Barloworld Logistics Africa, which has acquired KLL Distributors.
Freight Forwarders
The freight forwarding and customs clearance sector is a major facilitator of trade in South Africa and it co-ordinates over 80% of the country's international trade. The value and growth of the market is entirely dependent on local and global economic conditions and trade, over which it has no control.

Profit margins are low as charges are dependent on the cost of logistics, port and airport tariffs and the cost of customs duties and import and export permits.

Trade statistics show the industry moved R795bn worth of exported goods and R792bn of imported goods from January to August 2018, representing year-on-year increases of 5% and 10.4% respectively.

Opportunities and Challenges
Transport-related infrastructure projects are expected to increase intra-regional and global trade requiring freight forwarding and customs clearance services. The sector includes a number of globally competitive companies offering a total supply chain service.
The industry is entirely dependent on volumes requiring transportation created by other elements of the supply chain. A World Bank report reflects a significant drop in the performance of South Africa's logistics industry in terms of reliability of supply chain and service delivery.
The sector is also faced with an increasing number of digital disruptors, including tech-forwarders, which can be a threat to the traditional freight forwarding model.
Influencing Factors
  • Collaboration and Networking
  • Economic Environment
  • Infrastructure and Trade
  • Public Sector Initiatives
  • Private Sector Initiatives
  • Rising Operating Costs
  • Technology
  • Labour
  • Cyclicality
  • Environmental Issues
  • Security and Risk Management

Key Topics Covered

1. Introduction

2. Description of the Industry

3. Size of the Industry

4. State of the Industry

5. Influencing Factors

6. Competition

7. SWOT Analysis

8. Outlook

9. Industry Associations

Companies Profiled

  • A Hartrodt (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Barloworld Logistics Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Berry and Donaldson (Pty) Ltd
  • Bidvest Freight (Pty) Ltd
  • Bigfoot Express Freight (Pty) Ltd
  • BLG Logistics of South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Bollore Transport and Logistics South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • DHL Global Forwarding SA (Pty) Ltd
  • DSV South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Elliott Mobility (Pty) Ltd
  • Expolanka Freight (Pty) Ltd
  • GAC Laser International Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • Geodis South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Grindrod Ltd
  • Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • Heneways Freight Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Ibhayi Clearing and Logistics CC
  • Imperial Sasfin Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • J F Hillebrand South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Kintetsu World Express South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Kuehne and Nagel (Pty) Ltd
  • Logwin Air and Ocean South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Lonrho Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • Rohlig-Grindrod (Pty) Ltd
  • Rohlig-Grindrod Pharma (Pty) Ltd
  • Safcor Freight (Pty) Ltd
  • Savino Del Bene (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Schenker South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Sebenza Forwarding and Shipping (Pty) Ltd
  • SG Agility (Pty) Ltd
  • Toll Global Forwarding (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Value Logistics Ltd
  • World Net Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • Yusen Logistics Co Ltd
  • and more...

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For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
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Related Topics: Automotive and Transport, Logistics