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Concargo (www.concargo.com), experts in Supply Chain Management activities, has formed a new company called Concargo Abnormal Heavy Haulage. “We are experiencing a growing need for these services and therefore it made sense to start a separate entity which can focus on these specialised services,” says David Kruyer, Concargo CEO.
They have also recently been awarded two new international prestigious industry memberships; Executive Forwarders Network (www.efnetwork.com ) and Global Project Logistics Network (www.gpln.net ). They will facilitate all heavy lift transport and overland, outsize cargo movements, mobile crane operations, rigging, machinery installation, and large scale project forwarding into South Africa on behalf of the respective networks’ members. Other networks they already belong to include The Heavy Lift Group (www.theheavyliftgroup.com) of which Concargo is the first African company to have been appointed and Concargo Sub-Saharan Africa in Zambia is also a member of Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) (www.wwpc.com .eu).
Bev Lloyd has been appointed as the Managing Director of Concargo Abnormal Heavy Haulage, which is based in Pretoria. With more than 25 years experience within the freight industry, Bev will be responsible for the project management of the facilitation of including over-border, out-of-gauge, abnormal heavy haulage and domestic freight, as well as rigging and mobile cranage on site.
Her previous experience includes having been involved with projects such as the Katse Dam Project, Orapa 1 project in Botswana, Gorongosa-Caia Road establishment project in Mozambique, Road Establishments in Malawi. She also opened up operations for a freight company in the DRC where she was involved from inception on projects that are still the focus in that region.
Projects the new company will be involved with, includes the facilitation of haulage and transport of material and plant equipment of predominantly mining projects in Zambia, Botswana and the DRC. Concargo provide a Road Haulage Service into Angola, Uganda and Kenya as well as into all SADC countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.“With our reach and experience we are able to provide a cradle to grave service to our clients at the best possible rates,” says Lloyd.
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