Mining is the lifeblood of our economy and we are one of the preferred partners to this industry. Our commitment is simple yet effective, deliver on time, on budget, and go beyond our clients expectations. Our objective is to minimize the impact of lost productions on our clients operations by avoiding unnecessary delays through effective freight planning and cargo scheduling. With our experienced in country team and our global partner network we provide solutions for your time critical, general and out sized cargo requirements throughout your mines life cycle.
Oil and Gas
We are proud to be involved in the industry that keeps the country moving forward. We are the service provider to some of the oil refineries based in South Africa and we handle the forwarding and customs clearance of spare parts that are used on these refineries. We also forward, store and deliver catalyst which is used in the refining process. In addition we handle products such as base oils, crude and lubricants.
Ship Spares: The customs clearance and delivery of ship spares is one of our niche market services. There are no normal operating hours for this sector which is why we’ve tailored a solutions which has designated staff who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including public holidays. We offer a customs clearance and delivery or landing of spares from vessels calling at Durban, Cape Town, Richards Bay,Port Elizabeth, East London, Saldanha Bay, and Mossel Bay. We are also able to deliver spare parts to Luderitz Bay and Walvis Bay in Namibia where we have our own offices.
The African continent is a high growth region for the packaging industry and South Africa has significant investments in this sector. Driven by high demand for consumer products, improvement in personal incomes and the growth of emerging markets, this sector is attracting new opportunities and investment.
The industry requires urgent spare part movements and a well managed raw material supply chain. There is also the project management of the movement of entire plants/line including specialised handling and transportation. Swift WL has positioned itself well in this sector and currently handles the freight forwarding and customs clearing needs of some of the market leaders as well as companies that are suppliers to this sector.