VDS was established in 1988 and joined the OneLogix group in 2001. Initially operations focused on delivering vehicles from South Africa into Zimbabwe and other Southern African countries. In 2004 VDS entered the vehicle delivery market within South Africa, and is today a recognised leader in the local and cross-border auto-logistics markets.
The head office is based in Pomona, Kempton Park, with further branches in Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. In addition, VDS has depots in Harare, Zimbabwe and Lusaka, Zambia and a control point at Beitbridge.
VDS boasts a fleet of over 270 trucks and specialised car carrying trailers, which are serviced by a central workshop in Kempton Park. The fleet is monitored by a 24/7 centralised control room, ensuring
optimum delivery efficiency and security. In addition, a sophisticated, driver management system is in place.
The results of objective customer feedback allows VDS to claim an established record of superior customer service built around skilled and motivated staff and an industry leading IT platform that facilitates ease of interaction with customers and other stakeholders in the business.
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CVDS was organically established in the group in 2007. Based in East London, with storage depots in Kempton Park and Durban, it delivers new commercial vehicles typically exceeding 3,5 tons on their own wheels to destinations throughout South Africa and neighbouring countries.
Objective delivery statistics generated by customers once again affirm a superior level of performance, reflecting efficient business systems directed by skilled and motivated staff.
The new OneLogix Projex is an amalgamation of RFB Logistics and OneLogix Projex. The component part detail is as follows:
RFB was established in 1991 and purchased by the group in 2010. It is based in Durban with a depot in Kempton Park.
RFB boasts a fleet of 45 trucks with superlink, flatbed, lowbed, extendable and step deck trailers. The company is an established general hauler in the Durban harbour with an increasing specialisation in abnormal loads. RFB transports goods such as unpacked/packed machinery in the earthmoving and agricultural sectors, as well as containerised cargo, break bulk, steel, bagged goods and drums.
Durban-based OneLogix Projex has a depot in Johannesburg and was formed organically in the group in 2010.
It offers project logistics and abnormal load solutions throughout Southern and South Africa. These include scheduling and executing harbour movements, warehousing and management of staged and aggregate moves with comprehensive monitoring and reporting services.
OneLogix acquired a 51% interest in specialist transport company, Madison Freightlines with effect 1st October 2013.
Madison, based in Midrand, provides logistic services primarily to markets that require the movement of heavy and bulky equipment.
Founded in 1991, Madison has a loyal customer base that move items such as cranes, earthmoving equipment, specialised concrete edifaces, construction and mining equipment.
The company has a fleet of 45 trucks comprising lowbeds, extendables, superlinks and crane mounted vehicles.
Madison has worked closely with OneLogix Projex (which now includes RFB Logistics) over the years. It is expected to realise substantial synergy between these two company’s customers, fleets and property infra-structure, particularly in the Johannesburg qeographic area.
United Bulk was established in 1996 and has since expanded to a fleet of more than 160 tankers operating throughout Southern Africa with depots in Vanderbijlpark and Worcester.
The company specialises in providing a solution to any liquid transport requirement, whether the product is agricultural, chemical, foodgrade, or liquid petroleum gas.