Latest Freight International is a specialist in supply chain administration and business process outsourcing. The company was established in 2008 and has a presence throughout South Africa and the African continent.

Latest Freight International's service offering spans sourcing, procurement, logistics, export documentation arrangements and warehousing.

Clients of Latest Freight International receive an effective supply chain administration function on an outsourced basis, thus delivering a much needed reliable service.

Our Sectors:

Since we commenced operations in 2008, Latest Freight International has assisted a number of Mining companies to expand their operations in Africa.

This has enabled them to get up and running quickly by outsourcing the backroom processes to a skilled specialist with unique knowledge of African operational challenges. Latest Freight International handles aspects as diverse as securing and negotiating consumables and engineering supplies, dealing with discounts and bulk supply problems, as well as supplier management issues, staffing issues, warehouse management, stock control headaches and on-time deliveries.

At Latest Freight International, we implement best operating practices in warehouse management (receiving, assurance, binning, issuing, housekeeping and stock counting) to ensure you know exactly what items you have on hand. We can manage your physical inventory holding with detailed replenishment programs to ensure optimum stock levels and stock availability to meet your requirements.

Implementation of best practices in Inventory Management

  • Inventory and stock holding replenishment parameters
  • Develop optimum stock holding levels
  • Identification of surplus, dormant, excess inventory
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Implementation of best practices in Warehouse Management

Receiving – Putaway – Issuing - Inspection and quality control
Stock counting - Packaging and safeguarding - Housekeeping

Procurement and product capability

Our procurement division is one of the best transactional operations in its class and has sourced the following types of products on behalf of our clients:

Industrial Chemicals - Frothers, Re-agents, Water Treatment, Anti-scalents.
Transmission - Gearboxes, V-Belts, Couplings, Chain
Fluid Control - Valves, Pumps, Hoses, Piping
Steel - Angles, Flats, Channels, Beams
Engineering - Bolts/Nuts, Bearings, Welding, Lifting, Tools, Grating
Conveyor - Rollers, Idlers, Belting
PPE - Helmets, Overalls, Boots, Dust Masks
Laboratory - Chemicals, Utensils
Miscellaneous - Tyres, Medicals, Liners, Vehicle, Spares

Latest Freight International has assisted companies in the Oil & Gas sector with business process outsourcing in procurement, warehousing and inventory management. This allows companies to outsource non-core activities, free up resources and reduce supply chain costs.

The value that we add is measured in the following areas

Cost saving contributions

Improved transactional turnaround time
On time delivery accuracy and reliability

Our customised services to refineries include

Reducing risk by reducing the volume and frequency of supplier deliveries and onsite traffic
Consolidated receiving and deliveries to the refinery
Reduction in the supply base and supplier administration
Full transactional status tracking through the Internet

Procurement and product capability

Our procurement division is one of the best transactional operations in its class and has sourced the following types of products on behalf of our clients:

Industrial Chemicals - Frothers, Re-agents, Water Treatment, Anti-scalents
Transmission - Gearboxes, V-Belts, Couplings, Chain
Fluid Control - Valves, Pumps, Hoses, Piping
Steel - Angles, Flats, Channels, Beams
Engineering, Bolts, Nuts, Bearings, Welding, Lifting, Tools, Grating
Conveyor - Rollers, Idlers, Belting
PPE - Helmets, Overalls, Boots, Dust Masks
Laboratory - Chemicals, Utensils
Miscellaneous - Tyres, Medicals, Liners, Vehicle, Spares

Latest Freight International has assisted companies in the production sector with business process outsourcing in procurement, warehousing and inventory management. This allows companies to outsource non-core activities, free up resources and reduce supply chain costs.

Generators

Custom diesel generators, engine control panels, weather or sound proof canopies and even PLC synchronization panels are all within our product range.

Latest Freight International proudly offers a wide range of diesel generator sets in all sizes from 10kVA to 2500kVA, manufactured to your specifications and preferences. These generators can be supplied in any common Voltage, from high to medium and low Voltages.

Control Panels:

Latest Freight Internationalworking with qualified manufacturers also designs, manufactures and supplies any combination of electrical and engine control Panels needed with all the bells and whistles of modern technology available. We are specifically proud of our knowledge base and experience in PLC controlledSynchronizing systems for almost any number of sets.

Latest Freight International operates a well-equipped manufacturing facility for PLC control panels. We custom design and manufacture PLC control panels, mainly for the Generator industry. We have built numerous Change-over and control panels for generators in excess of 1000kVA. These panels are supplied in any of the standard LV ranges.

Features of our generators:

An open set or a weather-proof powder-coated canopy.
All switch gear supplied is SABS approved.
We supply from single to three phase.
Our generator sizes range from 28kVA to 3MVA.
Available voltages range from 400V and 525V.
All generators are supplied standard with base tank, mains breaker, AMF controller and exhaust system.
All canopies are ISO9000 certified.
Units available are silent or super-silent.


Car parts

Finding car parts can be very frustrating, finding great deals on auto parts and accessories can be even more difficult. If you rely on Latest Freight International to find your part, you will find off course what you're looking for.
That's one of the great things about Latest Freight International. Through doing that you will save you time and money. By servicing you We add value by creating reliability in the supply chain, reducing the risk and managing the full supply chain with physical infrastructure in the countries that we operate in.


Corporate gifts and branding

Latest Freight International source and delivers the most SUITABLE PERSUASIVE PRODUCTS that provides maximum brand visibility for our client’s businesses and products, providing value for their market arcade. Latest Freight International answers to the branding needs of its clients, providing varieties of promotional items, suitable for the client’s outmost visibility.


Latest Freight International understands the importance of food supply and food security in Africa and with our Agro – productsexperience assists companies. We add value by creating reliability in the supply chain, reducing the risk and managing the full supply chain with physical infrastructure in the countries that we operate in.
We can provide a spectrum of services to address supply chain constrains, industry requirements and as a result of the maturity of the supply chain, customise our services according to the client’s requirements.
We specialize in the delivery of fresh fruits, vegetables and meat sourced from the southern regions of Africa and Europe.
Procurement and product capability

Bulk commodities - rice, sugar, cooking oil, flour
We can offer various varieties depending on the clients’ demand, packed in 20kg, 25kg and 50kg bags. We source our rice from Thailand, India and America. Most of our client in Africa prefer the Long Grain Parboiled rice, 100% sortexed.


Meat and poultry foods

We provide chicken products from leading origins of the world and with the current growth and demands for chicken we expanded our source sphere to include major brands from the united states, Brazil, Europe, Argentina and Uruguay, and we negotiate directly with the producers to enable us serve our client base with suitable, quality and competitive products.

LIST OF PRODUCTS INCLUDE:FROZEN HEN LEG QUARTERS, FROZEN CHICKEN FEET, FROZEN CHICKEN LEG QUARTERS, FROZEN CHICKEN GIZZARDS, FROZEN TURKEY GIZZARDS, CHICKEN HEARTS, CHICKEN WINGS, FROZEN TURKEY WINGS, FROZEN WHOLE HEN.


Beef, pork and Lamb

We have an extensive experience with the meat market and we work with leading manufacturer and meat producing countries in the world such as Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, Uruguay and Unites State.

In our effort to give our meat clients in Africa, a swift and best of products we partnered with The Rump and Ocean Meat packers in South Africa. Our Partnership prides on offering only the best quality products, and our grain fed Beef is supplied by one dedicated feedlot ensuring trace ability from the feedlot, throughout the abattoir, processing and packing to the retail outlet. No animal by-products are used in our beef.

Our factory boasts state of the art equipment ensuring top quality throughout the processing and packaging procedure. This technologically advanced equipment delivers flavoursome processed products consistently, also enables us package to your specific demands, thereafter freight to your desired destination.

Meatcuts:
BEEF BRISKET BONELESS, BEEF RIBEYE, BEEF RUMPS, BEEF FILLETS (TENDERLOIN), BEEF BLANCHED SAUSAGE, BEEF SILVERSIDE, BEEF STRIP LOIN STEAKS, BEEF STRIP LOIN, BEEF T-BONE, BEEF TOPSIDE,LAMB LEG, LAMB CHOPS, LAMB LOIN, LAMB LEG BONELESS, PORK LOIN BONEIN, PORK LOIN BONELESS, PORK CHOPS, PORK FILLETS, PORK LEG, PORK RIBLETS, PORK SPARE RIBS.

Fresh fruits

Apples
Apples can be eaten fresh, cooked, baked or be converted into drinks, and are a rich source of vitamins A and C, fibre, carbohydrates, etc. To know if an apple is good or not, one should first look at its texture, which should be smooth, and be free of any bruises or cuts. The firmness of the apple is the proof of its sweetness. Storage of the apples in an important aspect and care should be taken to store them in a cool and dry place, wrapped in a poly bag.

Some of the Varieties we can offer are; Golden delicious, Royal Gala, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Top Red, Fuji. We ship tonnes of Apples from South Africa, Italy and Spain to Africa yearly. Please contact us for a quote.

Strawberries
Strawberries are a treat to the taste buds, eyes and senses. Apart from being so delicious, these berries are a rich source of nutrition too. They are rich sources of vitamins A, B, and C, and also contain ample amounts of calcium, phosphorous, potassium, carbohydrates, etc. They are also rich in Folic acid, which helps in preventing birth related defects.
Since strawberry requires special care, we airfreight this product fresh from the farms either from South Africa or Egypt depending on the demand of our clients.


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