Frequently Asked Questions

Yes we can. Please provide us with the certified documents as mentioned under the page “Hints and Tips” and we will guide you through the process as well as apply for the importer/exporter’s registration with SARS for you.

The WTO (World Trade Organisation) has published detailed customs tariff codes, to which South Africa is a signatory. Whereas we can not change the tariffs, it could be well worth your while to sit down with our experts to find the correct tariff as well as rebate tariffs (if applicable) for your imports.

Generally 3 hours for a 20’ (6m) container and 4 hours for a 40’ (12m) container. Should you require longer, please let us know and we will be able to assist.

Yes, please let us know your requirements receive a quote suiting your unique requirements.

Yes. as members of the WPA network, we have over 250 partners globally to be at service to you. We can neutralize documentation for your customer to see your documentation only.

Yes. Please request a written quotation, giving details such as exact commodity, packaging and value, as well as trade terms, origin and destination.

Johannesburg – Luanda


12 days

Johannesburg – Maputo (Frigo)


3 days

Johannesburg – Harare


5-7 days

Johannesburg – Lusaka


5-6 days

Johannesburg – Kitwe


6-7 days

Johannesburg – Blantyre/Lilongwe


7-9 days

Johannesburg – Gaborone


1 day

Johannesburg – Francistown


3 days

Johannesburg – Maseru


1 day

Johannesburg – Swaziland


1 day

Johannesburg – Maputo (Frigo)


4-5 days

48 hours from the time that the import customs clearing agent received the documentation. Please note that your cargo is despatched (Zimbabwe) once the importer or his agent has confirmed that all documentation is in place.


Yes. That includes import customs clearance and payment of foreign duties if requested. Foreign import VAT may not be paid from South Africa according to rules and regulations of the South African Reserve Bank.

Yes. From 1 ton bakkies to 34 ton super-link trucks are available.

Yes. At your or our premises.