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Cypress Transport

Introduction

Cypress Transport is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Green Africa Group. Set up in 2000, Cypress Transport has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria, and representation in Port Elizabeth.

Operating an extensive fleet of modern trucks, trailers and utility vehicles, Cypress Transport manages the movement of break bulk and containerised cargo from the point of entry to any destination in South Africa. The company’s wide range of services covers:
Documentation, management and tracking
Railage
Cartage > import and export haulage, cross haulage and long distance cartage
Warehousing and distribution
 
The Green Africa Group extends the offering further.

Cypress Transport recognises that each client has different needs and expectations. As such, the customisation of solutions is a key priority and focus, while ensuring the most competitive rates is central to the client service approach and market proposition.

Hi-tech tracking devices, monitored in-house, optimise delivery times and minimise cargo loss, while state-of-the-art technology, proprietary software and a 24-hour vehicle maintenance crew ensure that clients consistently receive the best experience.

A BEE company, Cypress Transport boasts an ‘A’ rating by Empowerdex.

Managing Director, Dorothy Jenkin, is an industry figure and was nominated as ‘Women of the Year’ in 1997.


Services

Documentation, management and tracking
Container terminal orders
Transhipment orders
Goods consignment notes
Container cargo management
System generated tracking reports
 
Railage
Complete rail service
Containers and bulk
 
Local cartage
Import and export haulage
Cross haulage
Long distance cartage
 
Warehousing and distribution
For containerised cargo, super links (e.g. break bulk) and road trucks (e.g. partial loads)
Duty free storage
Packing and crating
Inventory management
Fumigating
Strapping
Supplying of pallets and palletising
Supplying of labels and labelling
Wrapping/securing pallets with shrink-wrap
Tailboard examinations
Opening, extracting and closing of cargo
Weighing/measuring of cargo
Distribution to any destination in South Africa
 
Added value services include:
EDI invoice messages Online and/or cell phone container tracking
Online and/or cell phone container tracking
 
Leadership drivers

Vision
To be the number one inter-modal service provider of choice in the industry
 
At the heart of Cypress Transport is a commitment to service excellence. A number of features are in place to achieve it:
Modern fleet of trucks, trailers and utility vehicles
Full-time maintenance crew on site at the City Deep facility
Brand new warehouse and distribution centre
Hi-tech tracking devices that are monitored in-house
Proprietary software and access to Green Africa Technologies’ expertise
EDI invoice messages
Online and/or cell phone container tracking
Customisation capability
Solutions orientation
 
Outlook

As the industry leader of tomorrow, Cypress Transport is pursuing the development of its service offering and markets outside South Africa. A series of strategic acquisitions is also forecast.




 
COMPANY DETAIL
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Address
Head Office - Johannesburg
588 Main Reef Road, Wychwood Extention 1, Johannesburg
PO Box 1471, Bedfordview, 2008
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Managing Director
Dorothy Jenkin
Tel: 011 622 8511
Fax: 011 622 8409
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