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Air Freight


Since its establishment, KWE has made air cargo transportation its core business and strength. Whether it is domestic or international, we move everything from a single shipment to consolidated cargo. We manage time sensitive cargo and commodities in various conditions ranging from fresh to frozen to manufactured goods. Our global infrastructure and highly experienced individuals offer you the comfort of a single source provider through value added solutions.

Aligning to your logistics needs

  • Trusted Cargo Security Partner
  • On site Cargo Screening
  • Regulatory electronic document submission
  • Direct Air service
  • Charter service
  • Hand-carry service
  • Online tools for customer visibility
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Palletization, packing and crating
  • Owned and operated sufferance warehouses
  • Vertical expertise and management
  • Fresh and frozen Cold Chain
  • Temperature Controlled
  • Time-sensitive

    Sea Freight


    As an industry leader and certified NVOCC, KWE provides an internationally diverse ocean freight transport service leveraging global volumes to maximize capacity with our top tier carriers. A well-recognized brand name with regional offices from coast to coast, we facilitate the entire forwarding process, customized to your specifications to the requirements of the import and export countries. Handling capabilities include any size shipment, from LCL to FCL shipments, special equipment, and oversized cargo. We optimize your routing and transit time options by managing your ocean shipments with service diversity and visibility.

    Aligning to your logistics needs

    • Multi-modal capabilities
    • Cargo Insurance
    • Ocean Guaranteed Service
    • Transload Services
    • Regulatory electronic document submission
    • Consolidation and sortation service
    • Online tools for customer visibility
    • Palletization, packing and crating

    Customs Brokerage


    KWE South Africa is a fully licensed customs broker facilitating customs clearance of good. Recognizing the increased need for compliance, KWE has made tremendous investments and set stringent guidelines ensuring our agents are properly trained and adhere to the changing regulations. KWE is at the forefront of today’s rapidly changing customs and regulatory environment.

    Rely on our South Africa team of experts to seamlessly execute your supply chain strategy.

    Aligning to your logistics needs

    • Skilled customs specialists to ensure customs compliance
    • We are licensed to clear cargo for import and export with South African customs authorities through all ports of entry and across all modes of transport.
    • 24/7 service to ensure that your cargo never stops moving.
    • We are accredited with SARS, Customs and Excise and are linked via electronic data interchange for submission of customs entries
    • Customs Clearances for import and export across all transport modes.

    Warehouse Management & Supply Chain


    In South Africa, KWE provides warehouse management services either on site at the customer’s locality, at facilities owned by KWE, or within the facilities of our strategically located partners situated around South Africa.

    Our Warehouse team specialise in the security and well-being of our clients commodities while in our care, and provide a customised solution to each of our clients specific warehousing needs.

    Aligning to your logistics needs

    KWE ZA Service offering as it pertains to Warehouse Management include:

    • Pick and pack
    • Product kitting
    • Kan ban preparation for line feeding support
    • Re-packing
    • Container deconsolidation/unpacking
    • Postponement logistics
    • Inventory cross dock
    • Vendor/supplier managed inventory
    • High value storage
    • Bond store and general store management
    • Temporary staffing

    Inventory management

    • Parts traceability by serial number, Date of Receipt, attribute management
    • FIFO management to ensure systematic cycling of inventory
    • Inventory “Put Away” process management


    • KWE provides daily reports of inbound receipts, inventory balance and an order status report to HTM
    • KWE’s system generates a full set of reports for clean and effective record keeping
    • Inventory counts are supported by system generated reports for reconciliation and record keeping

    RF capability

    • RF put-away for real- time update of inventory within warehouse storage locations
    • RF pick and ship to identify the status of each shipping order
    • RF inquiry of inventory within the warehouse by part number, location or system generated lot

    KWE South Africa, deploys the Manhattan SCALE warehouse management system, to ensure accurate seamless transparent inventory management to our clients. The system is capable of integration into our clients platforms, and is versatile to allow offsite client warehouse management.

    The security of our clients cargo is paramount, and all KWE South Africa facilities have security features such as 24 hour guarding (Physical and remote) with the deployment of CCTV cameras with digital recording, access control and armed response.

    Africa Gateway

    With each African country having its own entry requirements, ranging from pre-shipment
    inspections or verification of conformities, the Africa desk team will guide and coordinate shipments and ensure that all requirements are met before shipping.

    KWE African Control Tower

    Provides customer with seamless supply chain into Africa. Our regional agents network allows flexibility. Manage cross trade services through to door delivery. Longstanding partnerships with agents provide stability & re-assurance. Knowledgeable team that specialize in African market

    • Single point of contact - Africadesk@kwe.co.za
    • Warehouse Management in Sub-Sahara Africa
    • SADC Cross Border Road Freight
    • Cross Trade Management

    Project Logistics

    KWE South Africa established “Project Department” for expanding our key service area for clients. We have successfully handled many projects in S. Africa and African countries.

    South African Accreditation

    KWE are compliant to the many laws that govern the movement of cargo globally including CAA, JAA, FAA, Part 108, C-TPAT, AEO, ISO and financial compliances such as GAAP, JSOX and IFRS 16.

    KWE South Africa are also a BBBEE Level 3 Empowered Service Provider

    In South Africa, KWE are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 compliant and we also have programs in place to reduce our Carbon Footprint.

    Project Cargo

    Our EMEA Project Division provides a unique setup for global end-to-end project logistics. Our expertise in the shipping industry and our technical know-how equip us to deal with challenges ranging from oversized and heavyweight cargo to vessel or aircraft charter.

    Our project division focuses on Oil & Gas, Energy, Power Generation, Mining and Metals as well as Infrastructure Constructions projects.

    We cover all aspects of projects, from the initial planning, budgeting and engineering to the final delivery.

    We provide safe and cost efficient solutions based on our expertise in engineering and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge of the freight industry and our extensive network of ship-owners, port terminals, packing companies, as well as other valued partners involved assures we can deliver a comprehensive service.

    KWE commits to provide

    • Industry leading chartering solutions
    • Professional risk management
    • Work performed in compliance with industry standards including KWE‘s group policies.
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