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Facilities & Initiatives

The LCS business model and company values are based upon staying abreast of the latest developments and employing innovative ways and means to stay ahead of our competition. Here are a few examples of such developments:

LCS Prime Agri

The LCS Group of Companies is pleased to announce its acquisition of Prime Agri-Solutions in June 2019. This acquisition is a logical building block in the LCS Group's service offering as a diversified Supply Chain company.

Prime Agri-Solutions portfolio expands LCS's existing range of Logistics services, which it has been providing to its customer base in the bulk minerals industry for the past 13 years.

The company name changed to LCS Prime Agri (Pty) Ltd. LCS was able to retain the expertise of the Prime Agri-Solutions team.

Read more about Prime Agri

Richards Bay Warehousing Facility

LCS is the only logistics company in South Africa to exclusively manage a covered warehouse inside the Port of Richards Bay.

LCS Fuels Depot @ Delmas

LCS celebrated the opening of its 'Fuels' depot, on the R50 Modder East Orchards in Delmas.

The depot does not only serve as a truck stop and refuelling station, but will soon offers fleet support, 24 hours CCTV camera systems, client liaison and hands-on management.

Other LCS Fuels depots are situated in Heidelberg, Delmas, Hoopstad, Newcastle, Camperdown, Durban and Richards Bay, procuring 50 ppm diesel from Caltex to ensure that quality is always maintained. All the depots are equipped with a fuel filtration system that helps monitor quality, impurities and presence of water in the diesel.

Read more about LCS Fuels

Intermodal Facilities in Durban

LCS Logistics makes use of intermodal facilities in Durban that provide complete warehousing and containerisation services on behalf of LCS.

Bay Shipping operates a regional office from here, where all C&F is managed from.

Cutting Edge Innovations

As a company we pride ourselves on being on the cutting edge in terms of the technology that we employ within our business, ranging from our fleet of vehicles to the processes and systems that we employ to manage our fleet.

A 24/7 Control Room

We operate a state-of-the-art control room, with the requisite IT infrastructure, equipment and systems, from where all our operations are managed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Our hands-on approach ensures that any issues that arise are dealt with immediately.

This control room is part of our standard service offering to all our clients, ensuring that our operations are always optimised and we also make real-time supply chain information available to customers, at their request.

Each vehicle in the LCS Fleet is assigned to an individual controller, with 24/7 monitoring.

Automated Tippler

LCS provides on-site material handling for its customers with a newly developed automated tippler system. The system reduces offloading times to within 30 minutes.

On-Board Tracking Systems & Cameras

The entire LCS Logistics fleet is fitted with iCab GPS based on-board monitoring systems and all LCS owned vehicles are fitted with iCab vehicle cameras, consisting of an in-cab camera, as well as a forward facing driver camera.

This enables us to manage all operations by the second and provides customers with total visibility of their supply chain in real time and enhanced security for their cargo.