Global Freight Forwarding Solutions

Our world-class freight forwarding solutions connect you to a reliable freight network along global trading routes. We are passionate about delivering your goods in the most cost-effective and efficient way.

Through intelligent analysis, we provide customised global solutions that fit both your financial and delivery needs. Request a freight forwarding quote today.

Why Choose Barloworld Logistics as your freight forwarding partner?

As the Freight Forwarding partner for many blue chip companies, Barloworld Logistics safely transports your cargo around the world, on time, on target and on budget.

Represented in more than 300 offices in over 100 countries, and with an established freight network that extends from the Far East, through South East Asia, the Middle East, Africa and into Europe, we have a comprehensive understanding of local and international markets, custom requirements and excise laws.

Download our Smart Freight Forwarding Solutions info sheet for more information or request a freight forwarding quote from our Global Solutions team.

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We then combine the right suite of freight services with cutting edge technology and expert support, creating a customised solution that optimises the entire process of freight movement.

Land Freight

Barloworld Transport provides smart, customised freight solutions around your specific business needs. We have the experience, resources, technology and expertise to transport your cargo safely across the country and beyond into sub-Saharan Africa.

With one of the most modern fleets in the country, you can be assured that operational efficiency is front of mind when we deliver our world-class services.

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Air Freight

Fast and efficient air freight solutions. Our comprehensive range of services in airfreight comprises:

  • Consolidation services
  • Air charters
  • Customs brokerage
  • Transshipment services
  • Cross port services
  • Direct shipments
  • Events
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Sea Freight

Plain sailing across the seas. Our comprehensive range of services in sea freight incorporates the following:

  • LCL consolidation
  • Full container loads
  • Transshipments
  • Special equipment
  • Reefer loads
  • Conventional
  • RO/RO
  • Break bulk
  • Project cargo
  • Vessel chartering
  • Full charter, part charter
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Our Freight Forwarding and Clearing division offers a full range of rubber on the road options for your cargo, including:

  • Heavy-duty fleet
  • Tractor units
  • Trailers
  • Pick-up units
  • Reefer and dry containers
  • GPS
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Information technology

Innovative, cutting edge logistics technology. All of our products and solution offerings are underpinned and enabled by the most sophisticated information technology available.

  • Fully-fledged ERP systems
  • Online booking and shipment tracking for clients and agents
  • Shipment status updates for customers via EDI/Fax/Email
  • A sophisticated integration tool allows handshakes between client’s systems and ours, ensuring faster response times to customers
  • Single communication domain with instant messaging between Barloworld Logistics offices
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We have well-established trade routes to ensure fast and efficient freight forwarding. Our LCL-Groupage solutions include:

  • Trade lane management
  • Regular groupage
  • Fast transit time
  • Centralised locations
  • Devanning
  • Reefer cargo
  • Container freight station (CFS)
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Special Project Cargo

Move anything, anywhere. We have a range of services and skilled capabilities in special project cargo, including:

  • Heavy lift cargo
  • Over dimensional cargo
  • Remote site installation
  • Route surveys
  • Special events
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Warehouse & Inventory Management

Smart stock and store solutions. Our sophisticated integration tools allow instant communication between our clients’ systems and ours, ensuring faster response time to customers. A single communication domain, with instant messaging between Barloworld Logistics’ offices worldwide, enables information exchanges to speedily address customer enquiries.

Our comprehensive co-packing operations include:

  • Sorting, stacking, racking, picking, packing and co-packing
  • Palletisation, strapping, shrink and stretch wrapping
  • Re-labelling and multi-label date stamping
  • Documentation
  • Retail Distribution
  • General and perishable cargo/project cargo
  • Quality testing
  • Programmed cycle counting and customer driven stock counts
  • Inventory control
  • Top-end warehouse management system with RF scanning
  • Reverse logistics

This full range of solutions and skills in the warehousing and inventory management space enables us to reliably look after products as diverse as:

  • Confectionery
  • Computers, accessories and parts
  • Electronics
  • Sports goods, textiles, garments, shoes, hardware, etc.
  • Canned and bottled food
  • Photographic equipment
  • Food-grade chemicals
  • FMCG
  • Temperature-sensitive goods
  • Lubricants

Our 4PL facility is world-class, equipped with an advanced Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), featuring RF-based operations, barcoding and cycle counting and customised reports.

The WMS portal provides supply chain partners with real-time access to inventory data via the Internet, 24/7.

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Download our PURR-fect Case Study

Quality control within the FMCG supply chain is a multifaceted challenge, particularly when it comes to atmospheric conditions – it takes absolute expertise to manage a supply chain of such a nature.

Download our PURR-fect case study to learn how Barloworld Logistics successfully imported and delivered over 100 000 litres of pet food for a local supplier – helping them maintain world-class quality and security measures.

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