With four core divisions spanning Transport, Warehousing, Distribution, and Containerised Cargo, Bakers caters for line haul operations and the distribution of high-volume, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and packaging products. The offering is facilitated by a comprehensive, well-maintained fleet and an expanding distribution network across South African borders, with a ëport-to-premisesí promise for client imports arriving at local harbours.
Bakers operates in 20 strategic locations throughout South Africa with a loyal employee base of 1500 people. Bakers operates their own Mercedes-Benz-accredited vehicle repair and servicing division in selected branches and their drivers are trained according to the Daimler Benz-Germany accredited program.
With over 35 yearsí knowledge and experience from servicing global blue chip organisations, the company offers the stability and credibility expected from clients operating in a competitive market space.
Bakersí leadership status within the industry is a combination of unparalleled supply chain management skills, an extensive resource base of primary transportation, warehousing, cross docking, despatch bank management, secondary distribution and world class technology systems.
Bakers has been awarded multi-site ISO 9001:2008 certification by TUV Rheinland. This is the only TUV client within the South African logistics sector with a multi-site accreditation and is a testament to Bakers focus on providing an impeccable business quality management system.
With the slogan ìgeared to add valueî, the company has embarked on growing Bakers S.A. Limited journey to focus on more specific markets. These will include a focus on brown goods and white goods, the potential to grow the company into securing economies of scale while partnering with world-class blue chi p clientele offering them a full package service.
Bakers plans to offer a service that will include handling commercial sales, delivery and cross-border transport, specifically past the SADC countries where they already have a footprint. Bakers has recently set up a warehouse agency in Zambia and partnered with one of their leading white goods clients to start the project of what Bakers S.A. Limited will offer soon.