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Tanker Services

 

Head Office:

250 Barlow Street, Industries West, Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa

 

Postal Address:

PO Box 688, Germiston, 1400

Tel: +27 11 821 6800

Fax: +27 11 873 0782

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Managing Director: Steve Hills

Sales Executive: Dirk Hendriks   

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History of Business

Tanker Services was formed in 1959 and in 1992, became part of IMPERIAL Logistics as a member company within its Specialised Freight division. In 2006, Tanker Services was divided into three specialist operating divisions, namely  Tanker Services Food & Chemicals, Tanker Services Fuel & Gas, and Tanker Services Specialised Products Division.

 

Tanker Services Food & Chemicals

 

Core Business                               

Tanker Services Food & Chemicals provides transportation of liquid and dry bulk products, including solvents, resins, chemicals, glucose, milk vegetable oils, wine, potable alcohol, various beverages and sugar, throughout South Africa. Tanker Services can handle any product suitable for a washable tanker with the aim of sourcing backloads to minimise ‘dead’ kilometres.

Through its extensive distribution network, the company is renowned for its ability to secure backloads from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban, the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga.

 

Service Offering               

-          Specialised, long distance transportation solutions

 

Key Strengths

-          This specialist Tanker Services division has the ability to secure backloads from various regions, and the ability to react quickly to new business opportunities. With washbays in every region, vehicles are washed and cleaned after every delivery, enabling backloads. Through a good network regular backloads for customers can be secured.

 

Did you Know?                                                                  

-          Tanker Services is the sole bulk transportation provider to Clover.

 

Key Customers

-        Clover

-        Dairybelle

-        Distell

-        Engen

-        Felda Bridge

-        NCP Alcohols

-        Sasol

-        Tongaat Hulett Starch

-        Wood Chemicals

-        Tiger Brands

 

Geographical Representation

Tanker Services Food & Chemicals delivers logistics services throughout South Africa with depots in Germiston, Durban and Cape Town. All depots are equipped with high quality washbays and workshops, that service the company’s fleet of 235 trucks and also a fleet of logistics service providers (LSPs) ranging between 5 and 20 vehicles at any given time. 

Depots

 

Germiston

Tel: +27 11 821 6800

Fax: +27 11 873 0782

Physical Address: 250 Barlow Street, Industries West, Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa

Postal Address: PO Box 688, Germiston, 1400

 

Jacobs

Tel: +27 31 468 3511

Fax: +27 31 468 4000

Physical Address: 47 Lawley Street, Jacobs

Postal Address: PO Box 12045, Jacobs, 4026

 

Stikland

Tel: +27 21 917 5760

Fax: +27 21 948 6420

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Physical Address: 29 Willow Road, Stikland

Postal Address: PO Box 149, Sanlamhof, 7530

 


Tanker Services Fuel and Gas

          

Head Office:

250 Barlow Road , Industries West, Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa

 

Postal Address:

PO Box 688, Germiston, 1400

Tel: +27 11 821 6800

Fax: +27 11 873 1676

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Website: www.tankerservices.co.za

Managing Director: Lucky Maluleke

Sales Executive: Kevin Hill

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Core Business

Tanker Services Fuel & Gas provides road transportation, both primary and secondary of bulk fuel and gas products. This division of Tanker Services has extensive experience in the movement of bulk petroleum fuels and bulk liquid gas products, across southern Africa. Its depot network and infrastructure has been optimised to ensure coverage of all the major routes in South Africa.

 

Service Offering

Tanker Services Fuel and Gas provides the following services to the petrochemical industry:

-            Direct transport in bulk of all grades of aviation fuels, to major airports

-            Distribution of fuel products from the Gantry, direct to commercial and retail clients

-            Long distance transport ex terminals direct to customers, allowing for reduced delivery costs, whilst minimising the risk of contamination caused through the double handling of products

-            Long distance transport of fuel and gas ex terminals to depots

 

Key Differentiators

-            Vast technical and operational expertise

-            Exceptional emphasis on HSSE standards and implementation

-            National infrastructure and dedicated fleet configuration

-            Dedicated customer service management and development

-            Continuous value add through collaborative approach

-            Dedicated and empowered employees

 

Key Customers

-            Afrox

-            Air Liquide

-            BP Gas

-            BP South Africa

-            Engen Petroleum

-            Shell SA

-            Total SA

 

Did you Know?

-            In 2009, this division was awarded a five-year contract for Shell South Africa’s distribution operations at Durban, Polokwane and Witbank.  

-            Tanker Services Fuel & Gas is responsible for the delivery of aviation fuel to most of South Africa’s major airports.

 

Geographical Representation

Tanker Services has depots in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pietermaritzburg and also operates from oil company depots in Durban, Polokwane, Waltloo and Witbank.

 

Depots

 

Germiston

Tel: +27 11 821 6800

Fax: +27 11 873 1079

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Physical Address: 250 Barlow Street, Industries West, Germiston, 1401

Postal Address: PO Box 688, Germiston, 1400

 

Willowton (Pietermaritzburg)

Tel: +27 33 397 0233

Fax: +27 33 397 9680

Email: etiennee@tankerservices .co.za

Physical Address: 11 du Toit Viljoen Road, Willowton, Pietermaritzburg

Postal Address: PO Box 11675 Dorpspruit, 3206

 

Stikland (Cape Town)

Tel: +27 21 917 5760

Fax: +27 21 949 0876

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Physical Address: 29 Willow Road, Stikland, 7530

Postal Address: PO Box 149, Sanlamhof, 7532

 

 


Tanker Services Specialised Products Division

 

Head Office:

Moddercrest Office Park, High Street, Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa

 

Postal Address:

Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

Tel: +27 11 997 2200

Fax: +27 11 608 3656

Website: www.tankerservices.co.za

Managing Director: Mark Fisher

Sales Executive: Rupert Schmidt

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Core Business

Tanker Services Specialised Product Division (SPD) provides specialised bulk road transport and logistics services to customers throughout Southern Africa. This division’s focus is on companies in the Cementitious, Industrial Powders, Industrial Chemicals and Platinum Metals markets.  Its customer base spans several industries, including the Construction, Manufacturing, Mining and Metallurgy, Pulp and Paper and Fuel industries.

 

Service Offerings

-            Transportation and handling of hazardous materials

-            Primary distribution

-            Secondary distribution

-            Telemetry

-            Customer and product-specific vehicle configuration and design

-            Supply chain and logistics consultation, in collaboration with IMPERIAL Logistics member companies

 

Key Strengths

-            National footprint consisting of six strategically-located depots

-            Access to the IMPERIAL Logistics global reach and infrastructure

-            Fleet design innovation

-            Vast experience in handling a diverse product range, including hazardous materials

-            Member of Chemical and Allied Industries' Association (CAIA) and a Responsible Care signatory

-            Entrenched national disaster management footprint

-            Invest in regular best-in-class driver training

Key Customers

-            AECI

-            Lafarge Cement

-            Sasol

-            AfriSam

-            NCP Chlorchem

-            Omnia Holdings

 

Did you Know?

Tanker Services SPD recently introduced two new vehicle designs. The first being an industry-first ammonium nitrate porous prills tri-axle trailer with a legal payload capacity of 32 tons, which enables safer and more efficient loading and offloading procedures. The second being four new hydrochloric acid tankers, featuring a skeletal trailer with inter-changeable pod technology, which significantly reduces tanker downtime.

Geographical Representation

Tanker Services SPD operates throughout South Africa, with six strategically located depots in Modderfontein, Lichtenburg, Mobeni, Richards Bay, Kroondal and Stikland.

 

Depots

 

Modderfontein

Tel: +27 11 997 2200

Fax: +27 11 608 3656

Physical Address: Moddercrest Office Park, High Street, Modderfontein, 1609

Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

 

Lichtenburg

Tel: +27 18 632 6294

Fax: +27 18 632 3721

Physical Address: 4 Maree Street, Lichtenburg, 2740

Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

 

Mobeni

Tel: +27 31 469 3261

Fax: +27 31 462 6312

Physical Address: 5 Leicester Road, Mobeni, 4052

Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

 

Richards Bay

Tel: +27 35 797 5032

Physical Address: Geleiergang Road, Alton, 3900

Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

 

Kroondal

Tel: +27 14 536 9911

Physical Address: Kroondal, 0350

Postal Address: Private Bag X5, Modderfontein, 1645

 

Stikland (Cape Town)

Tel: +27 21 917 5760

Fax: +27 21 949 0876

Physical Address: 29 Willow Road, Stikland, 7530

Postal Address: PO Box 149, Sanlamhof, 7532

 

                                                          

 

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