Shipping to and from South Africa?

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Inland services

To ensure smooth end-to-end delivery of your products, we offer strong inland transportation services in one single transaction. Our inland services connect key inland service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world.

Supported inland service modes in South Africa

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Rail

Having a freight option that can accommodate your hauling needs is important. Rail provides versatility, high carrying capacity, and speed making it a great option.

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Truck

Trucks provide flexible point-to-point service, delivering small loads over short to long distances over widely dispersed geographic areas.

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Barge

Ports

Port/Gateway Name Port/Gateway Address (#, Street, Zip code, Country)
Cape Town Port Complex P O Box 4245, Cape Town, Roggebaai 8000, South Africa
Port Elizabeth Port Complex P O Box 162, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
Durban Port Complex P O Box 1027, Durban 4000, South Africa
East London Port Complex P O Box 101, East London 5200, South Africa

Inland Hubs

Inland Hub Name Inland hub Address (#, Street, Zip code, Country) Barge Rail Truck
Cape Town Port Complex P O Box 4245, Cape Town, Roggebaai 8000, South Africa No Yes Yes
Port Elizabeth Port Complex P O Box 162, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa No Yes Yes
Durban Port Complex P O Box 1027, Durban 4000, South Africa No Yes Yes
East London Port Complex P O Box 101, East London 5200, South Africa No Yes Yes

South Africa In Land Services

South Africa Rail Tariff (Effective: 1 November 2019 - 30 March 2020)

South Africa Rail Tariff
Effective: 1 November 2019 - 30 March 2020
Equipment Size 20' 20' 20' 40' 40'
Inland CY location Gateway Port Direction Cargo Weight in Tons 0 - 13 13.1 - 22 22.1 - 27.5 0 - 26 26.1 - 29.4
City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg Durban EXPORT R3,595 R5,909 R8,029 R6,235 R8,130
City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg Port Elizabeth EXPORT R3,595 R5,909 R6,436 R6,235 R8,130
Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria Durban EXPORT R3,595 R5,909 R8,029 R6,235 R8,130
Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria Port Elizabeth EXPORT R3,595 R5,909 R8,029 R6,235 R8,130
Belcon Rail Station - Belville Cape Town EXPORT R650 R1,100 R1,160 R1,105 R1,300
Equipment Size 20' 20' 20' 40' 40'
Gateway Port Inland CY location Direction Cargo Weight in Tons 0 - 13 13.1 - 22 22.1 - 27.5 0 - 26 26.1 - 29.4
Durban City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg IMPORT R3,900 R5,866 R8,029 R6,600 R8,130
Port Elizabeth City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg IMPORT R3,900 R5,866 R8,029 R6,600 R8,130
Durban Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria IMPORT R3,900 R5,866 R8,029 R6,600 R8,130
Port Elizabeth Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria IMPORT R3,900 R5,866 R8,029 R6,600 R8,130
Cape Town Belcon Rail Station - Belville IMPORT R650 R1,100 R1,160 R1,105 R1,300

Gateway Ports:
Take note its not terminal specific. This means that the inland tariff is the same whether its from Coega terminal in Port Elizabeth or Pier1 in Durban (as example)

Cato Ridge:
Upon request only

Validity:
Above tariffs are effective:  1 November 2019 - 30 March 2020

South Africa Rail Tariff (Effective: 01 April 2020 – 30 June 2020)

South Africa Rail Tariff - Effective: 1 April 2020 - 30 June 2020
      Equipment Size 20' 20' 20' 40' 40'
Inland CY location Gateway Port Direction Cargo Weight
in Tons
0 - 13 13.1 - 22 22.1 - 27.5 0 - 26 26.1 - 29.4
City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg Durban EXPORT   R3,811 R6,264 R8,511 R6,609 R8,618
City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg Port Elizabeth EXPORT   R3,811 R6,264 R8,511 R6,609 R8,618
Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria Durban EXPORT   R3,811 R6,264 R8,511 R6,609 R8,618
Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria Port Elizabeth EXPORT   R3,811 R6,264 R8,511 R6,609 R8,618
Belcon Rail Station - Belville Cape Town EXPORT   R689 R1,166 R1,230 R1,171 R1,378
                 
Gateway Port Inland CY location Direction Cargo Weight
in Tons
0 - 13 13.1 - 22 22.1 - 27.5 0 - 26 26.1 - 29.4
Durban City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg IMPORT   R3,783 R6,218 R8,511 R6,643 R8,618
Port Elizabeth City Deep Rail Station - Johannesburg IMPORT   R3,783 R6,218 R8,511 R6,643 R8,618
Durban Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria IMPORT   R3,783 R6,218 R8,511 R6,643 R8,618
Port Elizabeth Pretcon Rail Station - Pretoria IMPORT   R3,783 R6,218 R8,511 R6,643 R8,618
Cape Town Belcon Rail Station - Belville IMPORT   R689 R1,166 R1,230 R1,171 R1,378
Durban Cato Ridge IMPORT   R1,454 R1,454 R1,789 R1,845 R1,940

Gateway Ports:
Take note its not terminal specific. This means that the inland tariff is the same whether its from Coega terminal in Port Elizabeth or Pier1 vs DCT in Durban (as example)

Cato Ridge to Durban ; Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein:
Upon request only

Rail rates for Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe:
Refer to the inland rate look up tool

Validity:
Above tariffs are effective: 1 APR '20 to 30 JUN '20

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Getting started

To take advantage of our door-to-door inland services, simply add it to your next booking. Alternatively, look up inland service tariffs in your country.