VERTICAL INDUSTRIES

Transport Specialists serving these industries since 1987 …

Many innovative and successful companies have chosen Concargo as their business partner. You will find our customers in a wide range or industries, including Aerospace, Aviation & Defense, Mining & Construction Industry, Oil & Gas, Plant & Engineering and Telecommunication as well as Retail & Wholesale and Publishing & Printing.

These transports have included:

  1. Energy
  2. Vessels
  3. Power plants
  4. Wind turbines
  5. Cement factories
  6. Road construction
  7. Water supply plants
  8. Printing & publishing
  9. Government projects
  10. Construction material

Concargo services these industries:
  • Aviation-Aerospace & Defense
  • Concargo Aviation-Aerospace & Defense Logistics support the manufacturers, operators and vendors that make up the global aviation and aerospace community.

    Concargo have transported Sikorsky and Bell Helicopters as well as Antonov and Deployment equipment on behalf of operators and airports. We are also the transporter of choice for many clearing and forwarding companies around the world.

    Our clients, large and small, choose Concargo because they value our specialised knowledge, not only on aviation projects, but also our knowledge of their businesses and time critical consignments.

  • Mining and Construction
  • Economic globalisation has resulted in an increasingly high demand for mined resources such as copper, coal and other precious metals.

    With the increase in mining, pressure from the public over ecological issues and meeting environmental codes has become a priority. Radical changes have been made in the extraction and reclamation of land in many parts of the world, and as a result of these changes, investment in new technologies, equipment and infrastructure has increased.

    Concargo’s ability to partner with these mining houses and mining companies helps to provide the necessary transportation and expertise to keep operations running smoothly and more efficiently than ever before. From cleaner burning earth moving equipment, to water purification and treatment plants, Concargo’s logistics and smoothly executed plans set us apart from the competition.

    Concargo is involved from grassroots level, during pre-feasability and feasability stage until the project is bankable and active implementation commences.

    As these products and material are sourced from many parts of the world, Concargo is repeatedly able to demonstrate our commitment and reliability to this industry.

    Equipments transported:

    1. Fastracs
    2. Teletruk
    3. Scrapers
    4. Dumpsters
    5. Bulldozers
    6. Generators
    7. Excavators
    8. Compaction
    9. Dump trucks
    10. Track loaders
    11. Rough terrain
    12. Wheel loaders
    13. Motor graders
    14. Utility vehicles
    15. Backhoe loaders
    16. Wheeled loaders
    17. Micro excavators
    18. Skid steer loaders
    19. Telescopic loaders
    20. Tracked excavators
    21. Compact excavators

    We have also been responsible for the transportation of an 840 tonne load of mining equipment to Sishen mine in the Northern Province, South Africa. It was the biggest project shipment ever handled by Saldanha port.

  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Suppliers of equipment and services to oil fields and offshore platforms contract Concargo to handle their wharf side cranage and road-freight consignments, including drilling equipment, exploration apparatus, seismic gear and platform construction. We have the proven expertise to perform in all facets of the industry in getting material and equipment to the most remote locations throughout the globe.

    Our strategic partners not only operate a powerful and diverse fleet of heavy lift vessels, providing our customers with the right equipment to meet the unique requirements of the project, but they have also demonstrated their commitment and ability to exceed customer’s expectations for reliable and safe carriage of their cargo.

    We offer the Oil & Gas industry superior choices in the handling of heavy-lift and over-dimensional project shipments from and to anywhere in the world with a versatile fleet of multipurpose, tween-deck vessels.

  • Plant and Engineering
  • Concargo facilitates activities undertaken before the actual procurement for capital and other equipment, and engages with contractors in the scope of service and purpose of appointment and deliverables contract.

    Our experts adhere to procedures prescribed for imports, exports and procurement of goods from within the country for Special Economic Zones Units SADC, in accordance with Special Economic Zones Rules within SADC and COMESA countries in Southern Africa.

  • Power and Providers
  • Concargo’s team of project cargo experts understands the specialised handling needs of odd and over-dimensional cargo such as transformers and other equipments with unlimited weight restrictions.

    Selection of specialised vehicles, project registration, route surveys, and loading is executed with engineering precision acquired through more than two decades of experience.

  • Publishing Logistics
  • Printing & Publishing Logistics

    Publishing is a dynamic global industry with a unique set of supply chain needs. Companies in the publishing industry must balance speed to market, reduced total landed cost and ensure sufficient and timely availability of inventory in order to meet the ever changing expectations of customers. Trust is a key component in any relationship and in publishing it plays a crucial role. Collaboration across the supply chain has become a strategic imperative for this industry. Retailers, publishers and printers are highly selective and need a partner with a reputation for honesty and integrity with a proven track record.

    We have been serving the needs of the publishing industry since 1987 and offer those decades of experience and knowledge to all our customers. Publishers, printers, distributors, retailers and independent book stores can all rest assured that their unique logistical requirements will be handled by true professionals. Our experience is proven and our products and services are designed to deliver best-in-class results. We have a network of resources that are strategically positioned to provide our customers with solutions to flexibly support the supply chain, end-to-end.

    Concargo provides comprehensive logistics services to the publishing industry which includes outsource in-house distribution, on-site management, national domestic and over border Africa road freight transportation services, warehousing, promo order fulfillment, marketing and specimen distribution, express overnight next day service, supply chain management and customised value-added fulfillment services to manage cost and performance planning across the supply chain.

  • Radioactive Materials
  • With South Africa planning a significant increase in its use of nuclear power in the coming years, the transport of nuclear fuel and spent nuclear fuel is going to become a more prominent issue.

    "The transport of radioactive materials is regarded as the sensitive spot of the nuclear industry, because transported radioactive materials interact very closely with the public, unlike other nuclear operations, which are conducted behind fences."

    Concargo have acquired sufficient knowledge of this sensitive project, and has engaged with the relevant authorities, environmental organisations and other protagonists of discreet loads in order to provide the necessary infrastructure to accomplish a journey from wharf to site under strict protocol and enforced supervision.

  • Renewable Energy
  • Did you know?

    A record $100 Billion was invested in renewable energy in 2009 and Africa’s biggest wind farm is currently being established in Kenya.

    Some of the African regions are so hot that unless you’re are accustomed to that climate it is not possible for you to survive. Extreme temperatures also generate extreme winds and perhaps this is the reason wind farms have great potential in Africa. Some 365 giant wind turbines will be installed in desert around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya to create the biggest wind farm in Africa. Once completed, tentatively in 2012, the £533m project, backed by the African Development Bank, will have a capacity of 300MW, a quarter of Kenya’s current installed power and one of the highest proportions of wind energy to be fed into a national grid anywhere in the world.

    Wind power is produced by using wind generators to harness the kinetic energy of wind. It is gaining worldwide popularity as a large scale energy source, although it still only provides less than one percent of global energy consumption.

    As the world searches for alternative methods of generating electricity, wind power has become an effective and increasingly popular choice. Wind energy is plentiful, renewable, clean and reduces greenhouse emissions when it replaces fossil-fuel derived electricity. Globally, wind power generation has increased more than fivefold between 2000 and 2006.

    Concargo is proud to play a leading role in the carriage and handling of wind turbine power as it continues to grow in popularity and is embraced by governments and energy companies worldwide. After modest beginnings, wind turbines are now used in over 50 countries and are expected to continue with rapid global expansion in the future.

  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Concargo and their investment capital strategic partner is gearing up to offer retailers and wholesalers an in-place network of warehousing and distribution centers who need a high-performance but flexible distribution infrastructure.

    Locations will allow companies in the retail sector to place inventory closer to their end client, and to expand into new markets without the need for a large capital investment.

  • Telecoms & Electronics
  • Concargo’s experience with the telecommunication industry since 1988 gives our clients an edge as our teams have knowledge of the various aspects of logistics involved in this industry.

    Warehousing and distribution of base station equipment involves handling of delicate (implosion) equipment coupled with Just-In-Time delivery efficiency as well as the mobilisation of various materials handling and access equipments.

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