Tans Africa Logistics Johannesburg (South-africa)

Business overview

As one of the leading providers of integrated bulk freight solutions, TAL offers start-to-finish expertise both locally and internationally. Through combining its innovative and pro-active approach to bulk transport solutions with an integrated supply chain management approach, the company has established a track-record of successful projects in a wide variety of industries ? including chemical, agricultural, steel and petroleum. TAL is wholly owned by JSE listed company Super Group and has developed an impeccable reputation with both clients and suppliers throughout sub-Saharan Africa and international regions. TAL Approach : The management of bulk freight concerns itself primarily with cost efficiency. Efficiency, however, is dependent on innovative thinking. At TAL, a lateral approach requires a holistic view of the entire supply chain process to scope possibilities for improvement or innovation. To this end, TAL has attracted a highly trained team of bulk material experts to develop and manage door-to-door logistics solutions. With expertise ranging from engineering to transport optimisation, financial deal structuring and marketing, solutions are designed to meet each customer?s specific needs. The company is integrated on service, operational and technology levels, thereby creating total visibility and peace of mind for clients.

Industry Logistic Services
Business Type Service Provider
Firm Type Proprietorship
Expand Level International

Products & Services

We Provide Following Services.

Our Services Such as :- TAL designs and builds facilities capable of loading and transporting various materials thus ensuring that it is not restricted to the handling or movement of a specific type of product. TAL handles and manages more than 3 million tons of bulk cargo within South Africa and to destinations in sub-Saharan Africa annually.
* Railroad Management :
? Design of optimal transport routes (road, rail or sea)
? Design of specific logistics solutions based on type of transport
? Insurance / Risk management
? Liaison with operators to ensure optimum rates
? Scheduling and planning to optimise total supply chain (inbound and outbound)
* Bulk Handling Activities :
? Bagging, crushing and screening of loads
? Discharge of bulk vessels
? Site and materials management
? Management of freight
* Terminal / Warehouse Management :
? Control of inventory
? Management of terminals
? Warehousing
* Systems and Technology Platforms :
? Managing and monitoring the capacity utilisation of each element on a real-time basis
? Reconciliation of actual costs incurred against planned / budgeted costs
? Regular reporting on agreed criteria, such as supply chain visibility, productivity against benchmarks and exception reporting
The development of software solutions aimed at improving customers? logistics operations and efficiency, whilst reducing costs, further improves the TAL service offering.
LEMA (Logistics Enterprise Management Application) has been developed with the need of rail and road transportation in mind. It provides a customised system for the management of bulk and container logistic contracts/movements. Furthermore, LEMA allows for the electronic sourcing of important information relating to all logistics activities, with a drill-down capacity to view and edit the details.
It divides the logistics project into three stages:
Planning and selection of the best route, means and transport, keeping safety, cost and time effectiveness in mind at all times.

Close tracking of the location and status of freight, highlighting any difference between planned and actual movements and informing client of the status.

Keeping strict control of incurred expenses, income generated and credit status of clients, while reviewing expected vs. Actual costs (e.G. Per container or per activity).

Contact Details

Tans Africa Logistics

7th Floor, JHI House,
11 Cradock Avenue, Rosebank

Johannesburg, 0000 () - (South-africa)


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