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Imperial Logistics entered the South African logistics and transport market in 1975 with a small fleet of light commercial vehicles, which were principally rented to clients and utilised to distribute food and fresh produce to restaurants.
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Imperial Logistics joins global campaign to fight the threat of fake medicinesMonday, 3 December to Friday, 7 December 2018 is Fight the Fakes week which aims to raise awareness about the dangers of fake medicine and gives a voice to those who have been impacted. According to new data published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in ten medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified. It estimates that 72,000 to 169,000 children may die each year from pneumonia due to substandard and falsified antibiotics. 7 Dec 2018 Read more

Palletways Italia goes greenImperial Logistics group company, Palletways Italia, has introduced the network's first electric trucks which will deliver to the limited traffic zone in Bologna. The area is designed to reduce congestion and pollution in the city centre and only allows mopeds, buses, bicycles and electric vehicles to travel through the area. 12 Nov 2018 Read more

The critical role of humanitarian logisticsAccording to the Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2018, an estimated 201 million people in 134 countries needed international humanitarian assistance in 2017. In the last three months, the devastating natural disasters and humanitarian crises that have claimed lives and left millions homeless include the eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano, the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a series of earthquakes in Indonesia. While we are all familiar with the images of the aid workers on the ground who bravely respond to crises like these, Imperial Logistics chief strategy officer Cobus Rossouw says that there is a dramatic backstory around the complex logistics of getting essential supplies and life-saving medicines to those in need as quickly as possible. 19 Oct 2018 Read more

Sinawe Fund's growth equity will boost black businesses and transform Imperial Logistics' supplier baseImperial Logistics' "Sinawe" enterprise and supplier development (ESD) fund will grow and develop two black-owned small businesses and has enabled the transformation of a white-owned transport company. 21 Sep 2018 Read more

Going the extra mile to keep Coke flowing for the festive seasonWhen Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) needed vital production materials urgently airfreighted into South Africa to meet peak volume demands over the festive season in 2017, the global beverage producer approached Imperial Logistics for a solution. The supply chain and logistics leader rose to the challenge. The group's specialist capabilities in freight forwarding and customs clearing, as well as its commitment to going the extra mile for its clients, ensured that CCBSA's production was uninterrupted at this testing time, reports Imperial Logistics' chief strategy officer, Cobus Rossouw. 14 Sep 2018 Read more

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