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Johannesburg, 21 November 2013

A contract to distribute more than six million school books in Limpopo and the Northern Cape region has been awarded to Imperial Logistics group company Imperial Truck Rental, by the South African Post Office (SAPO).

Managing director Johnny Wright reveals that the contract will entail visiting some 5 000 schools in these regions.

Imperial Truck Rental’s competitive rates and ability to supply a large number of four and eight-ton vans at short notice contributed to its success in winning this R5 million contract on an open tender, he states. “Another factor that led to the contract award is our unrivalled infrastructure, which includes 24/7 breakdown and technical service and support – provided by our own network of service centres and branches,” Wright adds.

Imperial Truck Rental is providing a total of 70 vans to undertake these deliveries. The 35 eight ton and 35 four ton vehicles are all supplied with professional drivers.

“At Imperial Truck Rental we believe our job is not just about providing trucks – it’s about giving our customers the solutions and support they need, to help them drive their business’s competitiveness and success,” Wright concludes.

Imperial Truck Rental specialises in short-term, ad hoc rentals of various commercial vehicles. Various vehicle categories are offered, as well as vehicles with fleet management and vehicle tracking systems. They are supplied on flexible rental terms tailored to each customer’s requirements, either with or without drivers.

About Imperial Logistics

With extensive operations throughout Europe and Africa, Imperial Logistics is uniquely placed to partner companies in leveraging the value inherent in their supply chains. By positioning ourselves as an extension of a clients’ business – building our clients’ brands alongside our own – we are co-collaborators in unlocking the competitive advantage contained in complex and dynamic logistics environments. Our own differentiators lie in a combination of an extensive resource base of transportation, warehousing and distribution operations and best-of-breed integrative process and technology solutions.  We apply our pre-eminent supply chain management skills to manage operational processes across end-to-end value chains on behalf of our clients.  As a multi-branded business, we are in a position to optimise the benefits, scale and synergies that are derived from large businesses, while retaining agility, customer focus and an entrepreneurial flair that characterises smaller businesses.  We recognise that our clients’ requirements are unique and customise our service offerings accordingly, whilst leveraging our experience to benefit each client.

For more information, please visit www.imperiallogistics.co.za

About Imperial Truck Rental

Imperial Truck Rental, a member company within Imperial Logistics specialises in short-term ad hoc rentals of various commercial vehicles. The company focuses on established businesses in most sectors of the economy, which require commercial vehicles for hire. It offers various vehicle categories on flexible rental terms tailored to each customer’s requirements, whether with or without a driver, with or without insurance cover. All vehicles are fitted with tracking devices. Cellphones, cargo nets, tarpaulins, GIT insurance, crane operators and vehicle management systems can be supplied, as required. IMPERIAL Truck Rental has extensive representation across South Africa, through operations in 22 locations and 23 depots.

For further information, please visit http://www.imperialtruckrental.co.za/


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