A key competency at Paccon is our project cargo experience. Whether it’s a one-off shipment or a long term project, we are well versed in understanding the dynamics of project shipments whether it is taking control ex suppliers works and delivering to door at destination or acting as a local partner for the lead project managers.
Africa as an emerging market with a long history of little or no infrastructural development spending is always an interesting place for business. With the variety of challenges involved in projects in Africa, it’s good to know that you’re dealing with a local company with African roots and on the ground experience.
No two projects are the same and adaptability is important as is assembling and managing the various 3rd party sub-contractors – from cargo surveyors, to abnormal transport operators and border agents.
An often overlooked aspect of international trade, marine insurance is the not the expensive luxury that many cargo owners believe it to be. In fact marine insurance should be considered as a defacto part of your international trading or shipping activities even if it is your own equipment being moved to a contract site in some far of land as opposed to a commercial sale of goods.
Cargotec Finland Oy has delivered Kalmar products since 2004 to South Africa. Paccon Logistics SA (Pty) Ltd has been acting as Kalmar agent since late 2005 with many shipments of Straddle Carriers to Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town and shipments of RTG cranes to Durban, Ngqura and Cape Town. Prior to our dealings with Paccon, we had many problems like, incorrect shipping documents, poor movements of components to assembly site, delayed customs clearance, sending return material back to Finland etc…
After we started to co-operate with Paccon Logistics SA (Pty) Ltd everything has gone smoothly and without problems. Paccon Logistics has also good relationship with our customer which has also been a big advantage to us during these many projects we have had during last 4 years in South Africa and we have avoided many problems and saved time and money by preparing all matters with Paccon Logistics in advance.
We will continue our co-operation with Paccon Logistics also in our coming projects in South Africa.
Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd, located in Kilarney, Co, Kerry, Republic of Ireland, is a Container Handling Crane Manufacturing Company with a worldwide export market.
Since 2006, our company has engaged Paccon Logistics SA (PTY) to carry out all import and export customs formalities required by South African Port Authorities as well as for arranging loading and unloading of vessels.
We confirm that Paccon Logistics SA (PTY) are qualified and competent to fulfill all agency services in accordance with South African requirements and that they also offer very competitive rates for carrying out such services.