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Grindrod Intermodal

 

GRINDROD INTERMODAL OFFERS A COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR CONTAINERISED CARGO AND PROVIDES FOR THE PACKING, UNPACKING, DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OF CONTAINERISED CARGO INCLUDING BULK MINERAL PRODUCTS: 

  • Tailormade warehousing and distribution solutions including cross dock and bonded warehousing;
  • Full range of transport services for containerised cargo by road and rail both within the borders of South Africa and neighbouring countries;
  • Road  transportation of dry-bulk commodities;
  • Containerisation of bulk  commodities (minerals);
  • Comprehensive empty and full container depot services; and
  • Sales and leasing of new and used shipping containers.

The Warehousing operation offers high levels of operational expertise to our diverse client base from blue-chip organisations to smaller companies. Nationally situated warehouses are dedicated to specific contracts or cargo types, including FMCG, steel products, ferrochrome, cars, CKD components, sugar and unitised bulk cargo. Services include container packing and unpacking, cargo handling, storage and distribution, as well as varied customs services. Certain facilities are licensed to handle bonded cargo and also provide groupage services. In the project cargo arena, our lashing team has a reputation for ingenious solutions with specialised cargo.

The national Container Depots store and handle empty and full general purpose, refrigerated and tank containers. Significant investment in systems and equipment has  been made. Skilled artisans and technicians provide pre- trip, repair and washing services. Facilities are monitored 24/7 via a sophisticated CCTV network, with control rooms linked to emergency services and private armed response companies.

Outside the borders of SA, the Maputo Inland Container Depot (a joint venture between Grindrod and DP World) commenced operations on 1 June 2011 in the Maputo Port. In 2014, the MICD commenced operations on the newly developed 58 000 m² site  encompassing 8000 m² of warehousing, a yard for 2000 empty TEUs and 300 full TEUs, and a bulk slab of 8000 m². MICD has a concession to handle and store containers for the packing and unpacking of cargoes in the port until 2043. MICD also transports full and empty containers; provides customs clearance facilities; and handles, stores and warehouses export, import and local cargo including 200 000 tonnes per annum of mineral products in outside storage areas, and 120 000 tonnes of general cargo in warehouse storage.

Our Container Transportation division offers movement of full and empty containers by road and rail.

  • Local cartage services are offered in most major cities together with a long distance road service, covering sub-Saharan Africa.
  • We offer container rail services on all routes between Transnet Port Terminals and Transnet Freight Rail terminals within South Africa as well as neighbouring African destinations.

The Sales and Leasing division specialise in buying, selling and leasing second-hand, general purpose and refrigerated shipping containers, as well as converting second-hand marine containers into accommodation (site offices, spaza shops, etc.). We also manage a large fleet of versatile half height multimodal containers specifically designed for the local movement of bulk products.

Grindrod Intermodal

Tel +27 (0)31 452 7600
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Physical address

6 Bluff Road,
Jacobs,
Durban,
4001

Postal address

Postnet Suite 248,
Private Bag X04,
Dalbridge,
4014

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