L4A's hands-on services and strategic solutions are extensive and customised to meet your every need. When L4A manages your cargo, you will be better positioned to manage your supply chain through reduced cost, improved and consistent service levels, and appropriate and predictable speed of delivery.
The success of any project relies heavily on planning and specific attention to detail from origin to final destination. L4A, as specialists in the transportation of project consignments, utilises our extensive network of transport partners to manage and streamline your cargo through each step in the process, including customs, documentation and compliance.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, the starting point and main differentiator is to be cost competitive with superior service offerings. Our team of logistics professionals offers solutions to meet all your cross border transport needs of all types of cargo including abnormal cargo.
L4A specialises in all aspects of domestic transport throughout South Africa.
The L4A team of logistics professionals offers flexible solutions to meet all ocean transportation needs. From containerised shipments to complete multimodal solutions, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with consistently high quality solutions, managing the full import and export process from origin to final destination.
Warehousing & distribution.
Port Handling and Project Related Services
"In today's more complex, global, and intertwined supply chains, risk management has become more important to our customers. When exceptions occur and manufacturers are left without critical parts or retailers face stock shortages, the risk of tarnishing brand value, or, even worse, losing customers, increases exponentially. A short-term supply chain glitch can have long-term repercussions to the bottom line if not handled quickly and effectively.""
Do you want a logistics partner comprising of an energetic team of professionals dedicated to service delivery and passionate about their customers who is always striving to serve, support and assist you succeed in:
- managing timeous delivery of cargo across borders in Africa and other global destinations;
- managing carrier delays and non-performance;
- managing cargo with regards to theft, damage or short delivery;
- managing transport and warehousing flexibility;
- managing transport and logistics costs volatility;
- managing port, border and transport congestion;
- managing customs documentation and compliance;
- managing regulations affecting logistics and fines for non-compliance;
- managing political instability in transiting countries affecting your cargo movement;
- managing service levels;
We are the right logistics solutions partner you need to succeed. By leveraging our extensive freight and project cargo expertise, you will keep your competitive advantage.
As a specialist in all areas of transportation, with years of logistics experience we are highly skilled at optimising the freight management processes (transport & warehousing, oceanfreight, projects, customs) to ensure an efficient movement of your cargo to the required destination, ably assisted by an extensive network of experienced transportation partners.
Our head office is strategically located in Durban, South Africa. Durban is often referred to as “the Gateway to Africa”, servicing most destinations in Africa by road or rail, and any other global destination by sea or air.
"Rigorous, detailed planning, superior execution and hands-on control are what successful project logistics is all about, and that is us."
Kim is responsible for the overall management of L4A’s operations. Her never-ending goal is ensuring the highest standards of client service are continuously maintained by the L4A team. Kim is highly qualified academically in logistics management and has more than 20 years logistics experience at both a senior operational and strategic management level, resulting in an in-depth knowledge of the industry itself, a proven track record, an established network of industry partners that includes happy staff and satisfied customers. Kim enjoys establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of L4A’s customers.
She relishes finding the opportunities amongst the challenges of managing a project logistics operation and finds the fast-moving, ever-changing environment stimulating and exciting. She is more than qualified to assist you in improving your company’s supply chain and ensuring that you meet your customer demands, deliver on time and within budget.
"Project logistics demands highly specialised and experienced transportation and logistics skills, end-to-end management and no guesswork, which is just a normal day’s work for us."
Rishaad joined L4A earlier this year, bringing with him 19 years of specialised logistics experience in various senior positions within the industry, ultimately specialising in servicing Africa’s emerging markets and remote destinations.
Rishaad has vast expertise across all spheres of managing a logistics business, from operations management, project management and commercial management and is instrumental to L4A’s business strategy on identifying growth and market opportunities. His commitment to the business and its strategic focus runs deep, and his particular skill set enables him to manage this position with elegance and efficiency, with a strong passion for people and an ability to ensure success for L4A’s customers.
L4A is committed to a meaningful contribution to the empowerment of all South Africans and focuses on real empowerment according to the broad-based approach.
EMPLOYMENT EQUITY & DEVELOPMENT
L4A is committed to the development of their employees and to this end supports the Government’s initiatives aimed at promoting training, education and development.
Black-owned and black-empowered suppliers are supported where practically possible.
L4A views the implementation of good corporate governance practices as integral to its business and recognises the need to conduct business with openness, integrity and accountability
420 Island Office Park
35 Island Circle
P.O. Box 20178