Unitrans Africa

South Africa

Our Footprint in South Africa

General Haulage Division

The General Haulage division of Unitrans Africa was introduced in October 2020. From small beginnings, we are steadily increasing both our fleet and our service offering. As an Over Border carrier, we operate in a traditionally challenging environment, but with the backing and expertise of the management team coupled with the vast experience of the Group is operating in challenging areas, we have grown our client base as well as our capacity.

We now operate close to 80 General haul truck tractors with close to a hundred trailing units, ranging from Super-links, Super-link tautliners, Refrigerated units through to flat decks and step-deck trailers. As General Haulage We are situated across three countries being South Africa, Mozambique, and Botswana, and as such are able to offer an unparalleled service into the greater SADC region. With the Group infrastructure and our capable and hands-on management teams, drivers, and backroom staff, we are able to undertake almost any type of load to all major destinations within the SADC region.

Our aim is to consistently grow the fleet over the next 3 to 5 years and to become a significant mover of cargo into and out of the region, whilst ensuring long-term sustainability to our business and to our clients and staff.

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Reiner Barford

Rainer Barford, MD of Unitrans South Africa:

“As the General haulage division of Unitrans Africa, our vision is to be a market leader in the region for the transport by road of general cargo, in a safe, sustainable and professional manner. We continuously seek innovative ways to give our clients the best possible service offering we can and take great pride in servicing the SADC region“.

Our Partners

Partner with Unitrans in South Africa


Comprehensive agriculture services incorporating precision farming.

Bulk Handling & Mining

Bulk handling, distribution, logistics, and fleet management.

Road Haulage & Rail

Market leader in petrochemical, fuel and energy services in Africa.
Social Responsibility

Our People

Unitrans Botswana initiates and support community investment and road safety educational programs. Unitrans Botswana contributes to various social development programs in line with the Unitrans Africa group policy for sustainable corporate social development.

It can provide support to non-profit organizations or movements to promote cultural and economic development of global and local communities.





"Helping to build economies in Africa"

Making us proud

Our Awards


Global Road Safety Award - Brake UK
Chevron Hauler of the Year Award


Chevron Hauler of the Year Award


Chevron Hauler of the Year Award


Customer Compliance


Unitrans Botswana

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