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In January 2013, Barloworld Logistics merged its Dedicated Transport Services Division with the Manline Group of Companies to form Barloworld Transport. Combining resources, services and experience resulted in more flexible, optimised and sustainable transport solutions.

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Smart Partnerships

Barloworld Transport brings together each company's track record of excellence, innovation, safety and advanced fleet management capabilities to deliver even better service; increased reliability; greater supply chain flexibility; and reduced risk and costs. It all adds up to better value for our clients.

Only the best Practices Will Do

No one knows your business like you do, which is why we work closely with clients to identify the most efficient, cost-effective transport solution for their business. For us, best practices and great value go hand-in-hand.

Barloworld Transport is committed to the highest international standards of safety, governance and risk management. Not only do we adhere fully to the laws and regulations of the countries we operate in, we go a lot further. As a responsible corporate citizen we are committed to creating sustainable opportunities through training and development to empower individuals, strengthen our business and enrich communities across the sub-continent.

Together we can deliver more

Barloworld Transport

Manline Energy receives ISO39001 accreditation

2016

April

Barloworld Transport acquires Aspen Logistic Services

2016

January

2015

June

Manline Energy enters secondary fuel distribution market

Manline Freight builds 20 Volumax trailers for FMCG market

2014

May

Barloworld Transport launches first PBS mining tipper in the industry

2014

November

Manline Mega becomes the first abnormal load transporter to gain RTMS accreditation

2014

October

Barloworld Transport acquires Kumkani Heavy Haulage

2014

September

Barloworld Transport launches industry first Professional Driver Training Qualification for all drivers.

2014

August

Timber24 acquires Zabalaza Hauliers

2014

June

Barloworld Transport orders 217 MAN TGS WW trucks – the single largest order in MAN Truck & Bus’ 52 year history in SA

2014

June

2013

November

Manline Energy lands NCP chemical tanker contract

2013

July

Manline Energy – enters Gas transportation market

2013

June

Barloworld Transport acquires TCS Logistics

2013

January

In January 2013, Barloworld Logistics merged its Dedicated Transport Services Division with the Manline Group of Companies to form Barloworld Transport

Enter into the bulk commodities market – sunflower seed, maize, wheat

2012

June

Manline and Barloworld Logistics enter into a joint venture

2012

March

We entered the Logistics Achiever Award and won Gold for the Anglo solution

2012

Business has grown to over 1 000 permanent employees

2011

July

Manline Africa opens a transit depot at the Beit Bridge border and a turnaround depot in the Zambian Copperbelt

2011

June

Take delivery of 86 MAN TGS WWW truck tractors for the Africa and Freight divisions

2011

April

Five year vision to expand operations and grow the group brand throughout southern Africa

2010

March

An environmentally green trailer is launched on the Gauteng to Durban run

2010

First class of 20 learners graduate from training centre and are employed by Manline

2010

January

Split transport and warehousing operation in Johannesburg

Occupied Isando premises (transport)

Occupied Germiston premises (warehousing)

2009

August

New training centre opened at head office

2009

July

Manline Energy Launches

2008

December

Entered the black product market (18 heated tankers, 250th truck on the road)

2007

December

Entered the cross-border market (Zambian Copperbelt). Phase 1 – 20 superlinks

2007

August

A further 60 owner drivers are brought into the Gauteng and Dwaalboom operations

2007

October

Purchased 51% of Timber24, South Africa’s largest timber logistics and forestry solutions companies

2007

March

Entered the fuel transport market

2006

June

Occupied new head office in Mkondeni, Pietermaritzburg

2006

May

An owner driver scheme is developed and 5 Owner drivers are introduced into the Cape Town operations

2005

September

Opened depot in Wadeville, Johannesburg (transport, warehousing and distribution)

2004

August

Awarded Company of the Year by the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business

2003

December

MAX is born (logistics Management And eXecution) – a real-time internet based operating platform and database

2003

June

80 trucks on the road with a growing customer base

2003

March

Expanded Warehousing and Distribution throughout KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape – six depots, 43 trucks and 20 000m2 warehousing

2002

August

The business is sold to Barloworld and it is merged with Barloworld Automotive’s transport business

2001

October

Launched distribution fleet

Expanded the long distance/tautliner fleet

2000

July

Opened first in-house MAN accredited workshop

2000

March

Entered the general freight (superlink) market

1999

August

A fully fledged transport depot was opened in Dwaalboom to service the North West province market with cement

1999

September

Manline founded by Neil Henderson with 5 trucks

1998

March

A Intermodal contract moving limestone from Lime Acres to Vereeniging

1998

March

Acquired local international brick distribution fleet

1997

August

Acquired Freeways Transport (SAPPI contract)

1997

April

Purchased aluminium tanker, the 1st of its kind in South Africa.

1997

February

Acquired four cement transport companies

  • H Grobler Transport (Bulk tankers)

  • WP Vervoer (Bulk tankers)

  • Sonop Vervoer (Flatdecks)

  • M Fihrer & Son (Bulk local tankers)

1995

November

Formed PPC Transport – a wholly owned subsidiary of PPC

1995

October