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Transport Services

LCS Logistics offers a wide range of transport services, ranging from conventional road and rail to inter-modal transport solutions. Our service surpasses mere transport and focuses on providing comprehensive, cost effective solutions, tailored to the unique customer requirements.

Given that we own a significant fleet of vehicles, we understand the dynamics and challenges of the industry. When necessary, carefully selected transport service providers are used to augment our fleet, in order to offer our customers flexibility and extra responsiveness to changes in demand.

LCS is perfecting the science of moving and positioning resources along the value chain to fulfil your requirements.

Our current road fleet consists of:

Tipper-Tankers

LCS Fuels collects diesel directly from refineries in Durban and Cape Town using its own fleet of novel tipper-tankers. The fleet of trucks is certified and meets all safety standards and accreditations. Each tanker in capable of carrying a diesel load of 39 300 litres or 29.5mt of commodity product, at a time. All vehicles are equipped with offloading pumps and provides our customers with the ability to link their export loads with cost effective return loads.

Super Link Side-Tippers

Our extensive fleet of Super Link Side-tippers are used nationally for the transportation of a wide range of mining and agricultural commodities.

Tautliners

Our specialist fleet of Tautliners also operates nationally and transports a selection of General Freight, FMCG and Hazchem products. All vehicles are fully Hazchem registered and RTMS compliant.

Other specialist transport services include Flat Deck, Dry Bulk, Liquid Bulk, Skelletals and Low Bed vehicles that are operated by our dedicated transport service providers and managed through the LCS Logistics Control 24 and related systems.

Supply Chain Solutions

LCS Logistics has developed a reputation for providing reliable and comprehensive end-to-end supply chain solutions, as a fourth party logistics service provider. We combine our own resources, national infrastructure and technology, with carefully selected specialist service providers to construct a cost-effective supply chain solution to our customers.

Through our integrated Supply Chain Management methodology, we adopt a holistic approach and consider the entire extended value chain of our customers to transform their supply chain into a powerful competitive advantage. Our unique solutions, includes cutting-edge technology, used to integrate our service solutions and to provide visibility across the extended supply chain. This enables us to constantly measure efficiencies to ensure that customers receive the most cost-effective solutions that are continually improved.

Material Handling

We provide specialised and tailored bulk material handling solutions when required by our customers. We supply managed Yellow Plant Machinery and manage various stockpile operations.

We also create long term strategic partnerships with selected clients where we install capital-intensive infrastructure to efficiently manage loading, offloading or waste disposal operations.

Clearing & Forwarding

Our in-house Freight Clearing and Forwarding specialists ensure that our customers receive professional, efficient and cost-effective solutions to all their import and export needs.

From years of representing our customers as Clearing & Forwarding agents, our Bay Shipping staff has developed the necessary competence and that is combined with a keen interest in your business and a good working relationship with your team.

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Warehousing & Containerisation

We provide short- and long-term warehousing services, integrated with our range of complimentary services, to provide end-to-end supply chain solutions.

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Shipping

Powered by the LCS Group, Bay Shipping is a unique company, priding itself in providing the Exporter and Importer with an accurate and professional level of service and assistance, specifically focusing on the shipping leg. We are well versed in all Richards Bay and Durban based Port Terminal functions and all related import/export regulations, across all sectors, and our offices are well established within the Terminal grounds.

As an established and well-respected shipping agency in the port, Bay Shipping has provided quality, reliable and cost-effective services to its customer base for the last 15 years. Our service offering includes Clearing and Forwarding, Ship Broking and Port Agency services.

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